Cataula, Georgia

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Cataula, Georgia
Unincorporated community
Cataula is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Cataula
Cataula
Cataula is located in the US
Cataula
Cataula
Coordinates: 32°39′19″N 84°52′6″W / 32.65528°N 84.86833°W / 32.65528; -84.86833
Country United States
State Georgia
County Harris
Elevation 692 ft (211 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31804
Area code(s) 706
GNIS feature ID 331344

Cataula is an unincorporated community in Harris County, Georgia, United States.

History[edit]

The town's namesake is thought to originate from a Creek Indian word which means either Big Rock or Dead Mulberry.

Geography[edit]

Cataula is located at 32°45'52.81" North, 84°54'4.68" West (32.640602, -84.9013). It is located along U.S. Route 27, which runs north to south through the city, leading southwest 16 miles (26 km) to Columbus and north 33 miles (53 km) to LaGrange. Georgia State Route 315 meets U.S. Route 27 in the city limits for a very short concurrency. Atlanta is 93 miles (150 km) by road to the northeast. Cataula sits at an elevation of 692 feet (211 m) above sea level, north of the Atlantic Seaboard fall line.

Education[edit]

The community is home to two of the seven schools in the county:

  • Mulberry Creek Elementary School
  • Creekside Intermediate School (grades 5-6)

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