Chattooga County

Chattooga County, Georgia

PO Box 211
Summerville, GA 30747
Phone: (706) 857-0701
Fax: (706) 857-0742

On the northwestern border of GA, north of Rome; organized Dec 28, 1838 from Floyd and Walker counties. Name Origin: For the Chattooga River, which runs diagonally through the county; a Cherokee word whose meaning is unclear

Area (sq mi):: 313.55 (land 313.33; water 0.23) Population per square mile: 84.80
Population 2005: 26,570 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 4.30%; 1990-2000 14.50% Population 2000: 25,470 (White 85.50%; Black or African American 11.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,508; median household $30,664; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,998-$18,951
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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