Allatoona Pass

Allatoona Pass (HM8Z8)

Location: Cartersville, GA 30121 Bartow County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 6.846', W 84° 42.919'

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Allatoona was in pioneer days a travel hub, because ridges from east and south met here where it was fairly easy to cross the Allatoona Mountain range by winding over a low ridge, or pass.

The Sandtown or Tennessee Road from the south, and the Old Alabama Road from the east, joined here to cross the pass, then separated, the Sandtown to cross the Etowah and aim for Tennessee, and the AlabamaRoad to run west on the south side of the Etowah.
HM NumberHM8Z8
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number008-44
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 11:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 710723 N 3777164
Decimal Degrees34.11410000, -84.71531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.846', W 84° 42.919'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 50.76" N, 84° 42' 55.14" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 606-648 Old Allatoona Rd SE, Cartersville GA 30121, US
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