Haralson County

Haralson County, Georgia

PO Box 489
Buchanan, GA 30113
Phone: (770) 646-2002
Fax: (770) 646-2035

On the western border of GA, west of Atlanta; organized Jan 26, 1856 from Carroll and Polk counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Hugh Anderson Haralson (1805-54), U.S. representative from GA (1843-51)

Area (sq mi):: 283.16 (land 282.11; water 1.05) Population per square mile: 100.50
Population 2005: 28,338 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 10.30%; 1990-2000 17.00% Population 2000: 25,690 (White 92.60%; Black or African American 5.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,823; median household $31,656; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,080-$21,742
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Frank McIntire wasn't looking to hear religious sermons when he attended football games at Haralson County High School in Georgia.
This demonstration site was established at Trillium Vineyards in Georgia's Haralson County in collaboration with the University of Georgia (UGA), the Vineyard and Winery Association of West Georgia and Westover Viticulture.
On May 21, Johnny Cook, a driver for the Haralson County School System in Tallapoosa, Ga.
Haralson County (Georgia) Commissioner Allen Poole notes, "There is no doubt we just should not, could not, even try to get a new property or sales tax passed again now.
Following a honeymoon in Jamaica, the couple resides in Carrollton, Georgia, where Catherine is the Coordinator of Psychology Services for the Haralson County school system, and Brandon is a Media/Technology Specialist at the University of West Georgia.
During the Fall 2001 semester, the University Team contacted Haralson County administrators to determine if they were interested in participating in a project to promote university and school collaboration as well as address students' literacy needs.
Linda Lefebvre, Dawn Lands, and Stacy Robinson have become driving forces in Haralson County.
Kiser Creek flows through mostly rural Haralson County, Georgia where it is affected in its headwaters by acid runoff and springs emerging from pyrite-rich schists.
After six years of listening to clergy-led prayers blaring over the loudspeakers before football games at Haralson County High School, Frank McIntire had heard enough.