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Fannin County, Georgia

400 W Main St Suite 100
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone: (706) 632-2203
Fax: (706) 632-2507
www.fannincountyga.org

On the central northern border of GA northeast of Rome; organized Jan 12, 1854 from Gilmer and Union counties. Name Origin: For James Walker Fannin (1809-36), GA soldier killed in action in the Texas War of Independence

Area (sq mi):: 391.43 (land 385.74; water 5.69) Population per square mile: 56.70
Population 2005: 21,887 State rank: 81 Population change: 2000-20005 10.60%; 1990-2000 23.80% Population 2000: 19,798 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 43.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,269; median household $30,612; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,469-$22,002
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 31.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Fannin County, Texas

101 Sam Rayburn Dr County Courthouse Suite 102
Bonham, TX 75418
Phone: (903) 583-7486
Fax: (903) 583-7811
www.co.fannin.tx.us

On the northeastern border of TX, northeast of Dallas; organized Dec 14, 1837 from Red River County. Name Origin: For James Walker Fannin (1809-36), GA soldier killed in action in the TX War of Independence

Area (sq mi):: 899.16 (land 891.45; water 7.71) Population per square mile: 37.20
Population 2005: 33,142 State rank: 86 Population change: 2000-20005 6.10%; 1990-2000 26.00% Population 2000: 31,242 (White 84.20%; Black or African American 8.00%; Hispanic or Latino 5.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.20%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,066; median household $34,501; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,922-$20,683
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 29.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bonham County seat (10,439)

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