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Welcome to Trenton ...

The city of Trenton is located in Dade County<1> and is the County Seat for Dade County.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Trenton, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1846.

When the people of Trenton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Trentonian<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Trenton has a population of 2,152 people<4> (see below for details).

Trenton is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Note: While Trenton is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Trenton: (706) and (762)<6>

The ZIP code for Trenton: 30752<7>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Trenton had an population of 2,152 people. This is a decrease of 6.48% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Trenton had a population of 2,301 people (or 13.83% of the total population of Dade County). This makes Trenton the county's most populous community.

The population of Trenton represents 0.02% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 211st most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Trenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 40 communities that are also named Trenton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Trenton.

Communities near Trenton ...

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

  • Chattanooga
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • John Ross Estates
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John Ross Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for John Ross Estates
    • John Ross Estates is located in Walker County
    • Estimated population in 2018: 84,310 people
  • Newnan Springs
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newnan Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newnan Springs
    • Newnan Springs is located in Catoosa County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,581 people
  • Lytle
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lytle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lytle
    • Lytle is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 37,115 people
  • East Ridge
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
    • East Ridge is located in Hamilton County (TN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,205 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Ridge <8>
  • Fort Oglethorpe
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Signal Mountain
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Milbro Heights
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milbro Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milbro Heights
    • Milbro Heights is located in Hamilton County (TN)
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,834 people
  • LaFayette
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Dafron
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dafron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dafron
    • Dafron is located in Catoosa County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,294 people

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 Trenton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Trenton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Trenton. 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 Trenton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Trenton. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Trenton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trenton ...

Looking for more information about Trenton? 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 Trenton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Trenton.

Adding Trenton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Trenton was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1846.

We also found Trenton in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Trenton.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trenton. 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 Dade, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Trenton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Trenton may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Trenton.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trenton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<7>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 city (such as Trenton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Trenton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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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