New Town, Georgia

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New Town, Georgia
unincorporated community
New Town, Georgia is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
New Town, Georgia
New Town, Georgia
Coordinates: 34°31′50″N 84°54′21″W / 34.53056°N 84.90583°W / 34.53056; -84.90583Coordinates: 34°31′50″N 84°54′21″W / 34.53056°N 84.90583°W / 34.53056; -84.90583
Country United States
State Georgia
County Gordon
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 706/762
GNIS feature ID 332494[1]

New Town is an unincorporated community in Gordon County, Georgia, United States. New Town is located northeast of Calhoun. New Town is near the New Echota historic site, which was formerly part of the Cherokee Nation. Ashworth Middle School and Gordon Central High School are located in the New Town community.

New Town is the English translation of the Indian name.[2]

Geography[edit]

Alan Creek is a small stream located in New Town. It is a tributary of the Oostanaula River, part of the Coosa-Alabama-Mobile River watershed. It is near the New Echota Historic Site.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Gordon County (see following page from that which loads)". Calhoun Times. 1 September 2004. p. 87. Retrieved 26 April 2015.