Bartow County

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Bartow County, Georgia

135 W Cherokee Ave Suite 251
Cartersville, GA 30120
Phone: (770) 387-5030
Fax: (770) 387-5023
www.bartowga.org

In northwestern GA, east of Rome; organized as Cass County Dec 3, 1832 from Indian lands; name changed Dec 6, 1861. Name Origin: For Confederate Gen. Francis S. Bartow (?-1861), first officer of such rank to be killed in action during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 470.11 (land 459.43; water 10.69) Population per square mile: 194.20
Population 2005: 89,229 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 17.40%; 1990-2000 36.00% Population 2000: 76,019 (White 86.40%; Black or African American 8.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 33.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,989; median household $43,660; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,820-$26,265
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 29.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cartersville County seat (17,403)

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