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Welcome to Whitestone ...

Whitestone is primarily located in Gilmer County<1>. A portion of Whitestone extends into Pickens County.

The location of Whitestone has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Whitestone is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Whitestone, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Whitestone: (706) & (762)<4>

Communities Also Named Whitestone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Whitestone - they are located in New York, Ontario, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Whitestone ...

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

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolston
    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Whitestone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
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    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Whitestone
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
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    • Buff [Gordon County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Whitestone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Hinton [Pickens County]
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    • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Whitestone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,223 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jasper [Pickens County]
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      • Jasper [Pickens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Whitestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<6>
    • Sonoraville [Gordon County]
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      • Sonoraville [Gordon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Whitestone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sonoraville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonoraville
    • Ball Ground [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ball Ground
      • Ball Ground [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Whitestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ball Ground
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball Ground<6>
    • Ellijay [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellijay
      • Ellijay [Gilmer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Whitestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellijay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellijay<6>
    • Nelson [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
      • Nelson [Cherokee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Whitestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nelson<6>
    • Tails Creek [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tails Creek
      • Tails Creek [Gilmer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Whitestone
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tails Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitestone ...

Looking for more information about Whitestone? 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 Whitestone, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Whitestone.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Gilmer County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Gilmer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitestone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whitestone) 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 Whitestone. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitestoneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitestone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5604, Longitude: -84.5116       In this case, the coordinates for Whitestone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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