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Welcome to Tignall ...

The town of Tignall is located in Wilkes County<1>.

The location of Tignall has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tignall has a population of 496 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Tignall.

Tignall is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Tignall lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Tignall: (706) and (762)<5>

The ZIP code for Tignall: 30668<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tignall had an population of 496 people. This is a decrease of 9.16% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tignall had a population of 546 people (or 5.15% of the total population of Wilkes County). This makes Tignall the county's 2nd most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tignall.

Communities near Tignall ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tignall.

  • Carters Grove [Taliaferro County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carters Grove
    • Carters Grove [Taliaferro County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Tignall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,760 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carters Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carters Grove
  • Elberton [Elbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elberton
    • Elberton [Elbert County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Tignall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elberton<8>
  • Washington [Wilkes County]
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    • Washington [Wilkes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the south of Tignall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<8>
  • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Falls
    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Tignall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,883 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun Falls<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Tignall
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<8>
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
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      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Tignall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lundberg [Wilkes County]
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      • Lundberg [Wilkes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Tignall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lundberg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lundberg
    • Silk Mills [Elbert County]
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      • Silk Mills [Elbert County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Tignall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 277 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silk Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silk Mills
    • Rayle [Wilkes County]
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      • Rayle [Wilkes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Tignall
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 188 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rayle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rayle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rayle<8>
    • Veribest [Oglethorpe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Veribest
      • Veribest [Oglethorpe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Tignall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Veribest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Veribest

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tignall. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tignall.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tignall. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tignall.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tignall. See our Newspapers Page for Tignall.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tignall ...

Looking for more information about Tignall? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Tignall, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tignall.

Adding Tignall to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tignall in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Tignall was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

We also found Tignall on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tignall on our Genealogy Page.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tignall. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Wilkes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tignall.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tignall - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Tignall). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tignall or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tignall) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tignall. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TignallOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tignall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8674, Longitude: -82.7420       In this case, the coordinates for Tignall have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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