Upson County

Upson County, Georgia

106 E Lee St Suite 110
Thomaston, GA 30286
Phone: (706) 647-7012
Fax: (706) 647-7030

In west-central GA, west of Macon; organized Dec 15, 1824 from Crawford and Pike counties. Name Origin: For Stephen Upson (1786-1824), attorney, jurist, and GA legislator

Area (sq mi):: 327.64 (land 325.48; water 2.15) Population per square mile: 85.00
Population 2005: 27,679 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 4.90% Population 2000: 27,597 (White 69.80%; Black or African American 27.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,053; median household $31,201; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,114-$19,920
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.80% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Two days after the Upson County Board of Commissioners heard from citizens supporting the Flint River Outdoor Center (FROC), a contract was worked out to everyone s satisfaction.
FROC had a contract with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources when the state ran the park, and last year had a similar deal with Upson County.
In mid-September 2009, one of my clients in Upson County, Georgia received a trail camera photo of a massive buck with more points than could be counted from the broadside picture.
In 1899 a group of businessmen residing in Upson County, Ga.
Other districts to recently expand their use of Classworks include Murray City School District in Utah and Chattooga, Hart and Upson county school districts in Georgia.
OTC Bulletin Board: STYS), a leader in electro-stun technology today announced that the Upson County Sheriff's Office has purchased Stinger S-200 AT Electronic Immobilization Devices.
The teams are from Wayne County representing the First District ETTC and from Upson County (Upson County Middle School) representing the Macon State College ETTC.
The Company's work, with the assistance of Chambliss and Coverdell's offices, to certify Upson County for CAIP designation enabled employees released in Thomaston's plant closings last year to receive additional unemployment and job training assistance under NAFTA Trade Adjustment Assistance Program.
March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonat Energy Services Company and officials in Upson County today announced plans to develop a state-of-the-art, peaking power facility in Upson County.
a subsidiary of Sonat Energy Services Company, to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for a 650-megawatt dual fuel, natural gas and distillate oil-fired power plant in Upson County, Ga.
Thomaston Federal Savings Bank is located in Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia and has loan production offices in Columbus and Macon, Georgia and Phenix City and Opelika, Alabama.
Thomaston Federal operates one office located in Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia and mortgage production offices in Columbus and Macon, Georgia and Phenix City and Auburn, Alabama.