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Gordon County, Georgia

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

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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    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.