Rabun County

Rabun County, Georgia

25 Courthouse Sq Suite 201
Clayton, GA 30525
Phone: (706) 782-5271
Fax: (706) 782-7588

In northeastern corner of GA; organized Dec 21, 1819 from Cherokee land. Name Origin: For William Rabun (1771-1819), GA legislator and governor (1817-19)

Area (sq mi):: 376.99 (land 371.05; water 5.94) Population per square mile: 43.40
Population 2005: 16,087 State rank: 101 Population change: 2000-20005 6.90%; 1990-2000 29.20% Population 2000: 15,050 (White 93.20%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 42.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,608; median household $33,899; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,874-$23,281
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Clayton Police Department in Rabun County, Georgia, released a dashcam footage late Friday which showed an officer shooting and killing a man, who lunged at him with a knife.
Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association is a community oriented financial institution operating seven full-service branch locations in Oconee County, South Carolina, Stephens County, Georgia and Rabun County, Georgia.
The town sits in the Appalachian foothills north of Rabun County, where authorities expect an extra 50,000 cars on its two narrow highways and small state and county roads.
Law officers in Georgia's Rabun County suspect that someone started a series of small roadside fires Wednesday that eventually merged into the much larger blazes firefighters were working to contain on Friday, said Justin Upchurch, the county's assistant fire chief.
Step into Rabun County, Georgias little town of Clayton (2,000 or so residents), nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains close to the borders of both North and South Carolina, and you're stepping deeply into the history of this region of Appalachia.
Site 9: Fairfax Museum and Heritage Center, Black Rock Mountain State Park, Rabun County, Georgia, USA; collected 14 June 2013; 34[degrees]54'24"N, 83[degrees]23'57'W; elevation 792 m; legit H.A.
A first-year teacher was frustrated over the behavior of his bored and belligerent high school students, many from the small Appalachian town of Mountain City in Rabun County, Ga.
The mill served as a community gathering place then, as it still does now in Rabun County. Every family would bring the corn that they had grown to the mill to be ground, and the miller would keep a small portion of the toll.
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