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Welcome to Tunnel Hill ...

The city of Tunnel Hill is located in Whitfield County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Tunnel Hill has a population of 876 people<1> (see below for details).

Tunnel Hill is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Tunnel Hill (for example, toward Ider (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Tunnel Hill: (706) & (762)<3>

The ZIP code for Tunnel Hill: 30755<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tunnel Hill had a population of 856 people. This makes Tunnel Hill the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 856 people, the population of Tunnel Hill decreased 29.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,209 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Tunnel Hill had an population of 876 people. This is an increase of 2.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tunnel Hill.

Communities near Tunnel Hill ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tunnel Hill and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2016
Chatsworth   [Map]   4,264   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dalton   [Map]   34,077   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]   9,839   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   7,159   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ringgold   [Map]   4,378   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chattanooga (TN)   [Map]   177,571   NW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tunnel Hill.

Communities Also Named Tunnel Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Tunnel Hill - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tunnel Hill. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tunnel Hill. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tunnel Hill.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tunnel Hill:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tunnel Hill ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Tunnel Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Tunnel Hill.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Tunnel Hill. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tunnel Hill.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tunnel Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Tunnel Hill.

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<4>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 Tunnel Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tunnel Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Tunnel Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tunnel Hill) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tunnel Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tunnel Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tunnel Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8452, Longitude: -85.0477     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Tunnel Hill.