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Welcome to Tunnel Hill ...

The city of Tunnel Hill is located in Whitfield County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tunnel Hill has a population of 898 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Tunnel Hill is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Telephone area codes for Tunnel Hill: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Tunnel Hill: 30755<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tunnel Hill had an population of 898 people. This is an increase of 4.91% since the 2010 Census.

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.

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

Adding Tunnel Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tunnel Hill 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 Tunnel Hill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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.

Communities near Tunnel Hill ...

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

  • John Ross Estates [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for John Ross Estates
    • John Ross Estates [Walker County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Tunnel Hill
    • Estimated population in 2018: 84,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John Ross Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Ross Estates
  • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newnan Springs
    • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Tunnel Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newnan Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newnan Springs
  • Lytle [Walker County]
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    • Lytle [Walker County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Tunnel Hill
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 37,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lytle have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lytle
  • Dalton [Whitfield County]
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    • Dalton [Whitfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Tunnel Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Ridge [Hamilton County]
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      • East Ridge [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Tunnel Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,205 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Ridge<8>
    • Villanow [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villanow
      • Villanow [Walker County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Tunnel Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villanow
    • East Brainerd [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Brainerd
      • East Brainerd [Hamilton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Tunnel Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brainerd have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brainerd
    • Collegedale [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collegedale
      • Collegedale [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Tunnel Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegedale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collegedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collegedale<8>
    • Fort Oglethorpe [Catoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Oglethorpe
      • Fort Oglethorpe [Catoosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Tunnel Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Oglethorpe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Oglethorpe<8>
    • Milbro Heights [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milbro Heights
      • Milbro Heights [Hamilton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Tunnel Hill
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milbro Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milbro Heights

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tunnel Hill.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tunnel Hill. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tunnel Hill.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whitfield County: www.whitfieldcountyga.com/

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 Whitfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tunnel Hill.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tunnel Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tunnel Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8452, Longitude: -85.0477    
<7>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.
<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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