Habersham County

Habersham County, Georgia

555 Monroe St Unit 20
Clarkesville, GA 30523
Phone: (706) 754-6270
Fax: (706) 754-1014

In northeastern GA; original county; organized Dec 15, 1818 from Cherokee lands. Name Origin: For Col. Joseph Habersham (1751-1815), member of the Continental Congress and U.S. postmaster general (1795-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 279.20 (land 278.17; water 1.03) Population per square mile: 142.40
Population 2005: 39,603 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 10.30%; 1990-2000 30.00% Population 2000: 35,902 (White 84.90%; Black or African American 4.50%; Hispanic or Latino 7.70%; Asian 1.90%; Other 4.80%). Foreign born: 7.80%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,706; median household $36,321; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,916-$23,202
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 23.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
References in periodicals archive ?
The Habersham County Office of County Commissioners is soliciting proposals for one (1) remount of a Taylor Made Type I ambulance currently mounted onto a 2005 Ford F-350 onto a 2018 Chevrolet 3500 Silverado 4WD Cab Chassis.
ARAB NEWS Aaron Carter JEDDAH: American singer Aaron Carter, 29, was arrested Saturday in the US state of Georgia, the Habersham County sheriff's office said, CNN reported.
The Habersham County Sheriff's Office confirmed he was charged with driving under the influence, possession of less than once ounce of marijuana and possession of drug-related objects, reports People Magazine.
However, according to Habersham County Captain Floyd Canup, Carter and his girlfriend were in possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and other drug-related substances at the time of their arrest, and hence they were charged with misdemeanor, (http://edition.
The boy's parents had earlier reached settlements totaling almost $2 million with Habersham County and the city of Cornelia, which also participated in the operation.
Habersham County joins several other Georgia counties in choosing to invest in the modern New World solution rather than spending taxpayer dollars to upgrade a legacy computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management system that was no longer effectively supported by the vendor.
LaHayne is originally from Habersham County but currently resides in Dahlonega, Georgia.
At Gainesville, he expanded and reorganized the library, but by the end of 1943 he was so ill that he could no longer work and he retired to his parents' old vacation home at Clarkesville, in Habersham County, GA, with his wife, his brother, and one of his sisters.
She was staying in town while filming Wanderlust over in Habersham County, and came into Betty's several times shopping with her co-star Malin Akerman.
The flight originated about an hour earlier from Habersham County Airport, Cornelia, Ga.
A federal court in Georgia has ruled that a government-sponsored Ten Commandments display in Habersham County violates the separation of church and state.
In December, Habersham County, Georgia, abolished all its land use regulations, fired all its building inspectors, and eliminated its planning commission.