Cherry Log, Georgia

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Cherry Log, Georgia
Cherry Log post office
Cherry Log post office
Cherry Log is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Cherry Log
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Cherry Log is located in the United States
Cherry Log
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Coordinates: 34°46′49″N 84°23′27″W / 34.78028°N 84.39083°W / 34.78028; -84.39083Coordinates: 34°46′49″N 84°23′27″W / 34.78028°N 84.39083°W / 34.78028; -84.39083
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyGilmer
Area
 • Total1.217 sq mi (3.15 km2)
 • Land1.217 sq mi (3.15 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,585 ft (483 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total119
 • Density98/sq mi (38/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30522
Area code(s)706 & 762
GNIS feature ID331383[2]

Cherry Log is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. Its population was 119 as of the 2010 census.[1] Cherry Log has a post office with ZIP code 30522.[3] U.S. Route 76 passes through the community. Through the heart of Cherry Log runs Cherry Log Street, on which is found the Post Office, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Cherry Log Christian Church, and the Pink Pig, a restaurant in continuous operation since 1950.[4]

"Cherry Log" is the English translation of the former Cherokee village which once stood at the present town site.[5]

In 2016, the Expedition Bigfoot: The Sasquatch Museum opened in Cherry Log.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 3, 2015. Retrieved January 2, 2015.
  2. ^ "Cherry Log". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ United States Postal Service. "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved January 2, 2015.
  4. ^ https://www.southernfoodways.org/interview/the-pink-pig/
  5. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 42. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  6. ^ Paul Milliken (February 17, 2016), New North Georgia museum explores legend of 'Bigfoot', WAGA-TV (Fox 5 Atlanta) News