Habersham County

Habersham County, Georgia

555 Monroe St Unit 20
Clarkesville, GA 30523
Phone: (706) 754-6270
Fax: (706) 754-1014

In northeastern GA; original county; organized Dec 15, 1818 from Cherokee lands. Name Origin: For Col. Joseph Habersham (1751-1815), member of the Continental Congress and U.S. postmaster general (1795-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 279.20 (land 278.17; water 1.03) Population per square mile: 142.40
Population 2005: 39,603 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 10.30%; 1990-2000 30.00% Population 2000: 35,902 (White 84.90%; Black or African American 4.50%; Hispanic or Latino 7.70%; Asian 1.90%; Other 4.80%). Foreign born: 7.80%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,706; median household $36,321; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,916-$23,202
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 23.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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LaHayne is originally from Habersham County but currently resides in Dahlonega, Georgia.
20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A restaurant in Jasper, a condominium in Athens, a former day care in Habersham County, and an office/warehouse facility in Commerce are among approximately 60 properties being sold at auction by Community Bank & Trust on Wednesday, Oct.
A federal court in Georgia has ruled that a government-sponsored Ten Commandments display in Habersham County violates the separation of church and state.
In December, Habersham County, Georgia, abolished all its land use regulations, fired all its building inspectors, and eliminated its planning commission.
Late Wednesday, FBI agents were searching a shed or possibly a cabin in Habersham County in northeast Georgia as part of their investigation of Jewell.
Founded in 1900, Community Bank & Trust is the oldest bank in Habersham County and one of the oldest financial institutions in Northeast Georgia.
Thursday, May 14th Bleckley County Senior Center, Cochran HH Brigham Senior Center, Augusta Wayne County Senior Center, Jesup Tuesday, May 26th Habersham County Senior Center, Demorest Monday, June 1st Dorothy C Benson Multi-Purpose Center, Sandy Springs Thursday, June 4th Roswell Senior Center, Roswell Tuesday, June 9th Chandler County Senior Center, Metter West Citrus Community Center, Homosassa Wednesday, June 10th Athens Community Council on Aging, Inc.
Hailed as a hero after the bombing because his apparent alertness prevented more casualties, Jewell quit his job as a sheriff's deputy in Habersham County, Georgia, because he didn't want to return to jail duty, and was forced out of a job in the security department of a small college because he craved big-time police work, officials said.
Habersham County Development Authority, (OWNER), for furnishing all materials, labor, tools, equipment, and any other miscellaneous items necessary for the construction of the Airport Industrial Park Water and Sewer Improvements Phase 1 in Habersham County, Georgia.
These jurisdictions include: the City of East Point, Habersham County, Coweta County, Lumpkin County, the City of College Park and Harris County.
A native of Habersham County, Georgia, Tallent was listed among the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2006 "Who's Who in Banking and Finance.