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Welcome to Waleska ...

The city of Waleska is located in Cherokee County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waleska has a population of 965 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Waleska is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Waleska: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Waleska: 30183<5>

Websites for Waleska ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokee-chamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waleska had an population of 965 people. This is an increase of 49.84% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waleska had a population of 644 people. This makes Waleska the county's 6th most populous community.

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

Communities near Waleska ...

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

  • Milton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Waleska
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<7>
  • Woodstock [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Woodstock [Cherokee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Waleska
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<7>
  • Canton [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton [Cherokee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Waleska
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
  • Acworth [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acworth
    • Acworth [Cobb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Waleska
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Acworth<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cartersville [Bartow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cartersville
      • Cartersville [Bartow County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Waleska
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cartersville<7>
    • Noonday [Cobb County]
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      • Noonday [Cobb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Waleska
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,592 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noonday have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noonday
    • Holly Springs [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
      • Holly Springs [Cherokee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Waleska
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,506 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<7>
    • Litchfield Hundred [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield Hundred
      • Litchfield Hundred [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Waleska
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,491 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield Hundred have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield Hundred
    • Motes Hill [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Motes Hill
      • Motes Hill [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Waleska
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Motes Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Motes Hill
    • Logan Trace [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan Trace
      • Logan Trace [Cobb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Waleska
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan Trace have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan Trace

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waleska ...

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

Adding Waleska to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cherokee County: www.cherokeega.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 Cherokee, 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 Waleska.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waleska - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Waleska, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 Waleska). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waleska 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Waleska) 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 Waleska. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WaleskaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waleska. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3167, Longitude: -84.5528    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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