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Atlanta Georgia Time Zone

Atlanta Georgia Time Zone

Atlanta Georgia Time Zone

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The United States Time Zones is the official map for time zones in the U.S. and Canada. The map covers all time zones across Canada and the United States.

Zone

Current local time in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA, Eastern Time Zone. Check official timezones, exact actual time and daylight savings time conversion dates in 2022 for Atlanta, GA, United States of America - fall time change 2022 - DST to Eastern Standard Time. Correct time: hora exacta, aktuelle zeit, hora certa, ora esatta, heure, reloj.

As construction of railroads took place across the country in the 1800s, there was a need for schedules for these railroads. Long distance travel was possible. In the early days of railroad, the time at each stop along the railroad was dependent on the town. The Eastern, Central, Mountain, and Pacific time zones were first established on Nov. 18, 1883. (Source: www.appenmedia.com)

Time

Time zones did not become official across the United States until the Standard Time Zone Act of 1918. The line between Eastern and Central time zones divided Georgia, with approximately one-third of the state falling in the Central Time Zone. This caused confusion for Georgia railroads and Georgia businesses.

Leaders from the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce met on Nov. 23, 1918 to discuss whether Atlanta should remain in the Central time zone or be entirely in the Eastern time zone. Notes from the meeting are held in the Atlanta History Center archives. Those in attendance included Morris Rich, B. Davison, H.P. Hermance, Samuel C. Dobbs, Ivan Allen and D.H. Strauss. (Source: www.appenmedia.com)

Saving

Atlanta is a city in United States with a population of 420003 people. Atlanta lies in Longitude -84.39 and Latitude -84.39. Atlanta follows Eastern Standard Time with an UTC offset of UTC-5:00. Atlanta follows daylight saving time.The Atlanta Time Zone Converter helps you to convert Atlanta time to local time in other time zones. The General Time Zone Converter converts from any Time Zone to any other Time zone which supports Atlanta time zone as well.

Online Html clock provided by 24TimeZones.com is really nice and fancy website widget! This analog html clock is adjusted for Daylight Saving Time changes and always displays correct current local time for Atlanta, Georgia. You can adjust color and size of your Atlanta clock or choose clock for any city in the US here! (Source: 24timezones.com)

 

 

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