Other cities in the 762 area code include: Royston, Greensboro, Rome, Lagrange, Waynesboro, Clarkesville, Jasper, Eastanollee, Eatonton, Monticello, Young Harris, Carnesville, Warm Springs, Blue Ridge, Wrens, Hephzibah, Harlem, Calhoun, Thomaston, Elberton, Chatsworth, Rossville, Watkinsville, Ellijay, Cave Spring, Comer, Hamilton, Helen, White Plains, Cherry Log, Cisco, Toccoa, Cleveland, Union Point, Pine Mountain, Greenville, Woodbury, Danielsville, Blairsville, Appling, Summerville, Manchester, Rutledge, Stephens, Braselton, Homer, Lexington, Mc Caysville, Talbotton, Tunnel Hill, Gay, Thomson, Franklin, Gibson, Lavonia, Pendergrass, Lookout Mountain, Trion, Chickamauga, and Rising Fawn.
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. It is the 116th-largest city in the United States. Internationally, Augusta is best known for hosting The Masters golf tournament each spring.
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. Fort Benning, home of the United States Army Infantry School and a major employer, is located south of the city in Chattahoochee County. Columbus is home to museums and tourism sites, including the National Infantry Museum, dedicated to the United States Army's Infantry Branch. It has the longest urban whitewater rafting course in the world constructed on the Chattahoochee River.
Dalton is a city in Whitfield County, Georgia, United States. It is the county seat of Whitfield County and the principal city of the Dalton, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Murray and Whitfield counties.As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 33,128, with the total metropolitan area having a population of 142,227. Dalton is located just off Interstate 75 in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northwest Georgia and is the second largest city in northwest Georgia, after Rome.Dalton is home to many of the nation's floor-covering manufacturers, primarily those producing carpet, rugs and vinyl flooring. Like most towns that predate the Civil War, Dalton and the surrounding area saw skirmishes during the conflict. It is home to the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center, which showcases the Georgia Athletic Coaches' Hall of Fame and hosts a variety of events.From June 2011 to June 2012 as carpet mills that had employed thousands restructured, downsized, cut back productivity and closed, Dalton lost 4,600 jobs—according to the U.S. Labor Department—making it the city with the worst job loss in the United States. The city's unemployment rate has since dipped to as low as 5.5%.
The 762 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 10:53 PM on Jun 19, 2021.