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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TURBIDITY AND FECAL COLIFORM BACTERIA LEVELS OF THE TALLAPOOSA RIVER IN HARALSON COUNTY, GEORGIA, Curtis L.
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.