Lumpkin County

Lumpkin County, Georgia

99 Courthouse Hill Suite A
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone: (706) 864-3742
Fax: (706) 864-4760

In north-central GA, northeast of Atlanta; organized Dec 3, 1832 from Cherokee, Hall, and Habersham counties. Name Origin: For Wilson Lumpkin (1783-1870), GA governor (1831-35) and U.S. senator (1837-41)

Area (sq mi):: 284.87 (land 284.47; water 0.40) Population per square mile: 85.50
Population 2005: 24,324 State rank: 70 Population change: 2000-20005 15.70%; 1990-2000 44.20% Population 2000: 21,016 (White 92.20%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 32.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,062; median household $39,167; Population below poverty level: 13.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,937-$22,282
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 29.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Two study areas were chosen along low-order streams in the north Georgia mountains near Dahlonega (Lumpkin County).
Harris feels that the new White County group should strive to duplicate the success of the Dahlonega (Lumpkin County) area in promoting wine tourism.
Among the specimens are the best early 19th century gold crystal from Lumpkin County, Georgia and a matrix specimen of Emerald from Columbia that dates back to late 18th century.
The county seat of Lumpkin County, Dahlonega is located in the foothills of the Northeast Georgia mountains, approximately 70 miles east of Atlanta.
The Superior Court, Lumpkin County, affirmed the Board's decision.
* Lumpkin County, Ga.: Americans United contacted the County Commissioner's office in March asking for the removal of a Ten Commandments display from the local courthouse.
* Georgia: Officials in Lumpkin County, Ga., agreed to remove a Ten Commandments display from the local courthouse when Americans United and the Georgia ACLU threatened to take legal action.
To investigate the relationship between local land use and fish communities in headwater streams, we conducted a two-year study to assess species composition, community diversity, and biotic integrity in 12 headwater tributaries of the Chestatee River in Lumpkin County. Sites were classified as urban, agricultural, or forested based on the predominant land-use in each sub-watershed.