Gordon County

Gordon County, Georgia

201 N Wall St
Calhoun, GA 30701
Phone: (706) 629-3795
Fax: (706) 629-9516

In northwestern GA, northeast of Rome; organized Feb 13, 1850 from Bartow (then called Cass) and Floyd counties. Name Origin: For William Washington Gordon (1796-1842), prominent GA railroad official

Area (sq mi):: 358.01 (land 355.54; water 2.48) Population per square mile: 141.40
Population 2005: 50,279 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 14.00%; 1990-2000 25.80% Population 2000: 44,104 (White 87.60%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 7.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 6.40%). Foreign born: 6.40%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,586; median household $38,831; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,974-$23,442
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Calhoun County seat (13,103)

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    Once the Dalton location is open, the family is looking at the possibility of a second location in Gordon County, Ga.
    was presented with the GEDD Award during a recent ceremony held on the Gordon County Campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College.
    com/invasion-privacy-rfid-tracking-kids-school-buses-privacy-advocates-concerned-attendance-management) reported in April , the Gordon County School District in northern Georgia recently began testing an RFID-enabled "attendance management" program on school buses -- an effort to keep better track of students to and from campus, the district says.
    After leaving Treharris as a boy, he went on to university in Bristol and was deputy head teacher at Gordon County School in Warwickshire for 20 years before he returned to South Wales after his retirement in 1976.
    One early morning, Deputy Sheriffs Jeremy Battle, Chad Phillips, and Josh Cochran of the Gordon County, Georgia, Sheriff's Office responded to an automobile crash.
    Gordon County Mayor Jimmy Palmer and several Georgia state officials were on hand to celebrate the grand opening of Nourison's newest warehouse and distribution center located here.
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Gordon County School System, a rural district located north of Atlanta, has chosen LifeSize HD video conferencing systems to connect its nine K-12 schools and central administration office.
    The Gordon County Board of Commissioners will be accepting sealed written proposals from qualified vendors to procure a telephone system, components and software that meet or exceeds the functional requirements of Gordon County E9-1-1 as outlined in this request for proposal (RFP)
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    Jeremic was referring to a new high-tech pilot program to keep track of students on school busses in the Gordon County School District, about 60 miles north of Atlanta.