Heard County

Heard County, Georgia

PO Box 40
Franklin, GA 30217
Phone: (706) 675-3821
Fax: (706) 675-2493

On central western border of GA, southwest of Atlanta; organized Dec 22, 1830 from Carroll, Coweta, and Troup counties. Name Origin: For Stephen Heard (1740-1815), chief justice of the GA inferior court and governor of GA (1780-81)

Area (sq mi):: 301.08 (land 296.03; water 5.06) Population per square mile: 38.30
Population 2005: 11,346 State rank: 118 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 27.60% Population 2000: 11,012 (White 87.00%; Black or African American 10.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,132; median household $33,038; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,766-$19,172
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 37.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 68.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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"So when I heard County were interested in me it was a no-brainer to come up here and try to play a bit of first-team football."
Average household income is $41,066 (Heard County Community Partnership, 2008).
"It looked as if we had grabbed an important three points in our battle to avoid the play-off spot but as I was going in after the final whistle I heard County got a winner.
Teal was born July 26, 1919, in Heard County, Ga., to Joseph and Etta Gay Teal.
Seth Kirkland, Evans Josh Weldon, Cordele Crisp County Nick Wilkerson, Franklin Heard County DL Derek Allen, Dublin Duluth Melvin Richey, Decatur Southwest DeKalb LB Sedrick Hodge, Atlanta Westminster Darian Hutchinson, Atlanta Douglass Matt Miller, Atlanta Marist Reggie Poole, Cedartown Tavarrus Pounds, Villa Rica DB Robert Carswell, Stone Mountain Armark Tolbert, Augusta Josey.
Dundee's misery was compounded when they heard County had been held by Falkirk.