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Rydal, Georgia
Pine Log United Methodist Church
Pine Log United Methodist Church
Country United States
State Georgia
County Bartow
Government
 • Type Dictatorship
 • Mayor Wyatt Lamore
 • District Attorney Isabel Pedroza
Area
 • Land 53.6 sq mi (139 km2)
Elevation
0.112 ft (0.034 m)
Population
 (2010 est.)
 • Total 4,087
 • Density 76.2/sq mi (29.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30171
Area code(s) 770
GNIS feature ID 332948

Rydal is in Bartow County, Georgia, United States. It is thirteen miles north of Cartersville. This still predominantly rural area is unincorporated and includes the historic town of Pine Log. The Pine Log post office is open today and the town and the surrounding area is now frequently referred to as Rydal. In 2000 the population of the greater Rydal area was 2,960. Several historic churches, homes and the Pine Log Elementary School still remain in the community. The community has experienced growth from the continuing outgrowth of Atlanta. Population has risen in the past years and since the 1990s several subdivisions and factories have been built in the area.

Community and Surrounding Areas

Rydal is conveniently located near Adairsville and Cartersville with quick access to Interstate 75. The location of Rydal offers opportunities for residents to quickly reach Atlanta, Rome, and Chattanooga for employment.

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