Calhoun, Georgia

city in Gordon County, Georgia, United States

Calhoun is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is the county seat of Gordon County.

Calhoun, Georgia
Downtown Calhoun, Georgia
Downtown Calhoun, Georgia
Motto(s): 
"Land of the Cherokee"[1]
Location in Gordon County and the state of Georgia
Location in Gordon County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 34°30′0″N 84°56′33″W / 34.50000°N 84.94250°W / 34.50000; -84.94250Coordinates: 34°30′0″N 84°56′33″W / 34.50000°N 84.94250°W / 34.50000; -84.94250
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyGordon
Incorporated (city)January 1852[2]
Named forJohn C. Calhoun
Area
 • Total16.09 sq mi (41.67 km2)
 • Land16.01 sq mi (41.47 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)
Elevation
659 ft (201 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total15,650
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
17,271
 • Density1,078.56/sq mi (416.44/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
30701, 30703 (PO Boxes)
Area code(s)706/762
FIPS code13-12456[5]
GNIS feature ID0354936[6]
Websitewww.cityofcalhoun-ga.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. "City of Cahoun Georgia Website". City of Calhoun Georgia Website. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  2. "Calhoun". Georgia.gov. Archived from the original on 1 July 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  3. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.