Taliaferro County

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Taliaferro County, Georgia

PO Box 182
Crawfordville, GA 30631
Phone: (706) 456-2123
Fax: (706) 456-2749

In east-central GA, northwest of Augusta; organized Dec 24, 1825 from Greene, Hancock, Oglethorpe, Warren, and Wilkes counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Benjamin Taliaferro (1750-1821), GA superior court judge, legislator, and U.S. representative (1799-1802)

Area (sq mi):: 195.47 (land 195.39; water 0.08) Population per square mile: 9.30
Population 2005: 1,826 State rank: 159 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.10%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 2,077 (White 37.90%; Black or African American 60.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,498; median household $23,750; Population below poverty level: 23.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,158-$19,163
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -5.70% Median travel time to work: 31.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 70.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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