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Hart County, Georgia
Map of Georgia highlighting Hart County
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
Seat Hartwell
Largest city Hartwell
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

256 sq mi (664 km²)
232 sq mi (601 km²)
24 sq mi (63 km²), 9.44%
PopulationEst.
 - (2005)
 - Density

24,036
99/sq mi (38/km²)
Founded December 7, 1853
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Hart County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created December 7, 1853. As of 2000, the population was 22,997. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 24,240.[1] The county seat is Hartwell.[2]

Of Georgia's 159 counties, Hart County is the only one named after a woman, Nancy Hart. Lake Hartwell is also named for her.[3]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 256 square miles (664 km²), of which, 232 square miles (601 km²) of it is land and 24 square miles (63 km²) of it (9.44%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 22,997 people, 9,106 households, and 6,610 families residing in the county. The population density was 99 people per square mile (38/km²). There were 11,111 housing units at an average density of 48 per square mile (18/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 79.09% White, 19.36% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.85% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 9,106 households out of which 29.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.80% were married couples living together, 12.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,833, and the median income for a family was $39,600. Males had a median income of $30,652 versus $21,233 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,714. About 12.20% of families and 14.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.10% of those under age 18 and 16.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Miscellanea

Letters to Miss Celie in the movie The Color Purple (film) by Steven Spielberg, based on the novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker, are addressed to "Hartwell County, Georgia" suggesting that the movie is set either in Hartwell or Hart County.

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ Georgia.gov - Hart County info page
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 34°21′N 82°58′W / 34.35°N 82.96°W / 34.35; -82.96


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Hart County, Georgia
Map
File:Map of Georgia highlighting Hart County.png
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the USA highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded December 7, 1853
Seat Hartwell
Largest City Hartwell
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 9.44%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

24036
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4

Hart County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created December 7, 1853. As of 2000, the population was 22,997. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 24,036 [1]. The county seat is Hartwell6.

Of Georgia's 159 counties, Hart County is the only one named after a woman, Nancy Hart. Hartwell is also named for her.[1]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 664 km² (256 sq mi). 601 km² (232 sq mi) of it is land and 63 km² (24 sq mi) of it (9.44%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 22,997 people, 9,106 households, and 6,610 families residing in the county. The population density was 38/km² (99/sq mi). There were 11,111 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (48/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 79.09% White, 19.36% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.85% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 9,106 households out of which 29.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.80% were married couples living together, 12.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,833, and the median income for a family was $39,600. Males had a median income of $30,652 versus $21,233 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,714. About 12.20% of families and 14.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.10% of those under age 18 and 16.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Georgia.gov - Hart County info page

Coordinates: 34°21′N 82°58′W / 34.35, -82.96

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