Other cities in the 706 area code include: Grovetown, Jefferson, Thomaston, Toccoa, Dahlonega, Commerce, Eatonton, Thomson, Waynesboro, Hartwell, Elberton, Summerville, Chatsworth, Cornelia, Madison, Rossville, Washington, Hephzibah, Cleveland, Jasper, Ringgold, Greensboro, Chickamauga, Harlem, Hogansville, Watkinsville, West Point, Dawsonville, Monticello, Baldwin, Braselton, Clayton, Louisville, Trenton, Demorest, Darien, Clarkesville, Varnell, Nicholson, Union Point, Trion, Warrenton, Ellijay, Hoschton, and Lookout Mountain.
Augusta–Richmond County US / ə. ˈ ɡ ʌ s. t ə / is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia, and located at the fall line of the Savannah River, at the head of its navigable portion. It is in the piedmont section of the state.The city was named after Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719–1772).According to 2012 US Census estimates, the Augusta– Richmond County population was 197,872, not counting the unconsolidated cities of Hephzibah and Blythe.Augusta is the principal city of the Augusta–Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area, which as of 2012 had an estimated population of 580,270, making it the third-largest city and the second-largest metro area in the state after Atlanta.
Columbus is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it is consolidated. According to the 2013 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, Columbus has a population of 202,824 residents, with 316,554 in the greater Columbus-Phenix City metropolitan area. The metro area joins the nearby Alabama cities of Auburn and Opelika to form the Columbus-Auburn-Opelika Combined Statistical Area, which has an estimated population of 501,649. Columbus is directly to the east across the Chattahoochee River from Phenix City, Alabama. Situated at the heart of the Chattahoochee Valley, Columbus is Georgia's second-largest city and fourth-largest metropolitan area.Columbus lies 100 miles (160 km) southwest of Atlanta.
Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. state of Georgia, in the northeastern part of the state, comprising the former city of Athens proper (the county seat) and Clarke County. The University of Georgia, the state's flagship public research university, is located in this college town, and contributed to its initial growth. In 1991, after a vote the preceding year, the original city abandoned its charter to form a unified government with Clarke County, referred to jointly as Athens-Clarke County. As of the 2010 census, the consolidated city-county (including all of Athens-Clarke County except Winterville and a portion of Bogart) had a total population of 115,452; all of Clarke County had a population of 116,714.
The 706 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in EDT is 0:09 AM on Jul 15, 2020.