Spalding County

Spalding County, Georgia

PO Box 1046
Griffin, GA 30224
Phone: (770) 467-4309

In west-central GA, south of Atlanta; organized Dec 20, 1851 from Henry, Pike, and Fayette counties. Name Origin: For Thomas Spalding (1774-1851), GA legislator, U.S. representative (1805-06), and member of the GA Constitutional Convention of 1798

Area (sq mi):: 199.60 (land 197.95; water 1.65) Population per square mile: 309.60
Population 2005: 61,289 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 7.30% Population 2000: 58,417 (White 65.80%; Black or African American 31.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,791; median household $36,221; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,637-$24,058
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 27.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Griffin County seat (23,397)

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    The Planning and Development Services of the City of Griffin, in conjunction with Spalding County Community Development and Griffin Housing Authority are consultant firms with experienced and knowledgeable staffs to develop a Consolidated Housing Conditions Study and Housing Market Analysis Summary in conformance with the Georgia Department of Community Affair and The Department of Housing and Urban Development standards for Consolidated Housing Studies.
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    Along, dreary corridor of black-marbled linoleum serves as a makeshift waiting room for defendants scheduled to be tried at the Spalding County Courthouse in Griffin, Georgia, 40 miles south of Atlanta.
    Notes: A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held in Meeting Room 108 of the Spalding County Courthouse Annex, 119 East Solomon Street, Griffin, GA on, March 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM (EST).
    Electronic copies of bid documents and specifications can be found on the Spalding County website at www.
    A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be held Tuesday, July 28, 2015 2:00PM (EST) at the Spalding County Courthouse Annex, 119 East Solomon Street, Room 108 Griffin, GA 30224.
    The Spalding County Board of Commissioners invites all qualified vendors to submit bids for the above captioned project.