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Welcome to White Sands ...

White Sands is located in Hall County.

White Sands is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for White Sands: (470)<2>, (678) and (770).

Communities near White Sands ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from White Sands and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Braselton   [Map]   10,947   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Buford   [Map]   14,868   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cumming   [Map]   6,284   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dahlonega   [Map]   7,007   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dawsonville   [Map]   2,792   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Flowery Branch   [Map]   7,477   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named White Sands ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named White Sands - they are located in Alberta, Maryland, New Mexico, Prince Edward Island and Utah.

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

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 White Sands. 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 White Sands. 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 White Sands.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for White Sands:

Websites for White Sands ...

 
Junior League:   www.gainesvillehalljuniorleague.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Sands ...

Looking for more information about White Sands? 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.

Looking for more information about White Sands? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hall County: www.hallcounty.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Sands - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Of the area codes for White Sands, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in White Sands. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- White Sands) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Sands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3173, Longitude: -83.8660     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White Sands have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for White Sands.

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