Barrow County

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Barrow County, Georgia

233 E Broad St
Winder, GA 30680
Phone: (770) 307-3005
Fax: (770) 307-3141

In north-central GA, west of Athens; organized Jul 7, 1914 from Jackson, Walton, and Gwinnett counties. Name Origin: For David Crenshaw Barrow (1852-1929), professor and chancellor of the University of Georgia

Area (sq mi):: 162.84 (land 162.17; water 0.67) Population per square mile: 369.70
Population 2005: 59,954 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 29.90%; 1990-2000 55.30% Population 2000: 46,144 (White 83.50%; Black or African American 9.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 2.20%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 32.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,350; median household $45,019; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,246-$23,360
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 33.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Winder County seat (12,083)

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