Bartow County

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Bartow County, Georgia

135 W Cherokee Ave Suite 251
Cartersville, GA 30120
Phone: (770) 387-5030
Fax: (770) 387-5023

In northwestern GA, east of Rome; organized as Cass County Dec 3, 1832 from Indian lands; name changed Dec 6, 1861. Name Origin: For Confederate Gen. Francis S. Bartow (?-1861), first officer of such rank to be killed in action during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 470.11 (land 459.43; water 10.69) Population per square mile: 194.20
Population 2005: 89,229 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 17.40%; 1990-2000 36.00% Population 2000: 76,019 (White 86.40%; Black or African American 8.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 33.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,989; median household $43,660; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,820-$26,265
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 29.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cartersville County seat (17,403)

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    The Long Civil War in the North Georgia Mountains: Confederate Nationalism, Sectionalism, and White Supremacy in Bartow County, Georgia
    This study examines sentiments for and against the Confederacy in Bartow County, Georgia, an area of southern Appalachia chosen to study because it had rural and urban populations of wealthy, merchants, and poor.
    In The Valley is a Middle Archaic campsite located in Bartow County, Georgia. Phase I and Phase ll investigations were performed at the site in the fall of 2011 and spring 2012.
    The Hardin Bridge site (9BR34) features a Middle Woodland settlement, located along a second terrace of the Etowah River in the southeastern portion of Bartow County, Georgia. Evidence presented here challenges the long-held Primary Forest Efficiency model proposed by Joseph Caldwell who contended that in northwest Georgia so many natural foods were available in the Woodland Period that to place any reliance on cultivation might have seemed risky or irrelevant.
    The George Smith Site is located in Bartow County, Georgia and dates to the Middle Woodland Period (300 BC- AD 200).
    A community analysis was performed on a 0.75 ha forested area in order to gather baseline data for a newly formed environmental preserve in Bartow County, Georgia. A total of 17 different woody species were observed.
    The purpose of this study was to perform a community analysis to provide baseline data to aid future research at the Margaret and Luke Pettit Environmental Preserve, Bartow County, Georgia.