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Spalding County, Georgia

PO Box 1046
Griffin, GA 30224
Phone: (770) 467-4309
www.spaldingcounty.com

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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