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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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