Banks County

Banks County, Georgia

144 Yonah Homer Rd PO Box 337
Homer, GA 30547
Phone: (706) 677-6240
Fax: (706) 677-6294

In northeastern GA, north of Athens; organized Dec 11, 1858 from Franklin and Habersham counties. Name Origin: For Richard Banks (1784-1850), a noted local surgeon

Area (sq mi):: 233.87 (land 233.67; water 0.20) Population per square mile: 68.70
Population 2005: 16,055 State rank: 102 Population change: 2000-20005 11.30%; 1990-2000 39.90% Population 2000: 14,422 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 3.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,424; median household $38,523; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,669-$24,059
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 30.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 75.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Banks Crossing community in Banks County, just an hour north of Atlanta, is one of the of the most visited shopping destinations in the south.
Notes: a mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 am on thursday, september 28, 2017 at the wilson shoals meeting room in the banks county courthouse annex.
Banks County Schools in northeast Georgia use Apex Learning curriculum, including math courses, with high school students who need to repeat classes in order to recover credits.
Notes: We will conduct a Mandatory pre-bid meeting onMarch 30, 2016 at 10am at the Banks County Annex located at 150 Hudson Ridge in Homer, Georgia.