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
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A Habersham County, Ga., woman has been charged with first-degree arson for allegedly setting fire to her home and one count of insurance fraud for submitting a fraudulent insurance claim, according to a statement from Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens.
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.
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.cnn.com/2017/07/16/entertainment/aaron-carter-arrest/index.html) 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.
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.
(NYSE: TYL) has signed an agreement with Habersham County, Georgia, for Tyler's New World public safety solution suite.
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., on May 10, 2006, at 0919 Eastern time.
* A federal court in Georgia has ruled that a government-sponsored Ten Commandments display in Habersham County violates the separation of church and state.