Haralson County

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Haralson County, Georgia

PO Box 489
Buchanan, GA 30113
Phone: (770) 646-2002
Fax: (770) 646-2035
www.haralsoncountyga.org

On the western border of GA, west of Atlanta; organized Jan 26, 1856 from Carroll and Polk counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Hugh Anderson Haralson (1805-54), U.S. representative from GA (1843-51)

Area (sq mi):: 283.16 (land 282.11; water 1.05) Population per square mile: 100.50
Population 2005: 28,338 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 10.30%; 1990-2000 17.00% Population 2000: 25,690 (White 92.60%; Black or African American 5.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,823; median household $31,656; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,080-$21,742
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Kiser Creek flows through mostly rural Haralson County, Georgia where it is affected in its headwaters by acid runoff and springs emerging from pyrite-rich schists.
The hydrologic conditions of Riser Creek near Buchanan, Haralson County, Georgia were monitored biweekly over a three month period during the summer of 1995 and periodically to August 1996.
Figure 1 shows the site locations in Haralson County, Georgia.