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Welcome to Villanow ...

Villanow is located in Walker County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Villanow, 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 1855.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Villanow has a population of 16,058 people<2> (see below for details).

Villanow is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area codes for Villanow: (706) & (762)<4>

Websites for Villanow ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.walkercochamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Villanow, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Villanow had an population of 16,058 people. This is an increase of 15.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 288.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Villanow had a population of 13,956 people (or 20.3% of the total population of Walker County).

The population of Villanow represents 0.14% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 13,956 people, the population of Villanow increased 237.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,134 people).

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

Communities Also Named Villanow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Villanow - it's located in North Carolina.

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

Communities near Villanow ...

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

  • Lytle
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lytle have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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
  • Martindale
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martindale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martindale
    • Martindale is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 35,795 people
  • Dalton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton is located in Whitfield County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton <6>
  • Euthtilloga ‑ Historic
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euthtilloga have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euthtilloga
    • Euthtilloga is located in Chattooga County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 29,011 people
  • Calhoun
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Calhoun Ferry
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Ferry
    • Calhoun Ferry is located in Gordon County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,271 people
  • Buff ‑ Historic
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buff
    • Buff is located in Gordon County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
  • LaFayette
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Soapstick
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soapstick have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soapstick
    • Soapstick is located in Gordon County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,544 people
  • Summerville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Villanow ...

Looking for more information about Villanow? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Villanow, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Villanow.

Adding Villanow to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Villanow 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 Villanow was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1855.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Villanow.

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

The official website for Walker County: www.co.walker.ga.us/

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 Walker, 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 Villanow.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Villanow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>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.
<6>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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