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|Hall County, Georgia|
Hall County courthouse in Gainesville, Georgia
Location in the state of Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
|Founded||December 15, 1818|
429.19 sq mi (1,112 km²)
393.66 sq mi (1,020 km²)
35.53 sq mi (92 km²), 8.28%
354/sq mi (137/km²)
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
Hall County is a county located in the US state of Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 139,277. It is included in the Gainesville, Georgia, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also part of the greater Atlanta–Sandy Springs–Gainesville, Georgia-Alabama Combined Statistical Area. Explosive growth is evident, with the census for 2010 census showing a population of 179,684. Gainesville is the county seat and most populous city.
According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 429.19 square miles (1,111.6 km2), of which 393.66 square miles (1,019.6 km2) (or 91.72%) is land and 35.53 square miles (92.0 km2) (or 8.28%) is covered by water.
- OUT of the hills of Habersham,
- Down the valleys of Hall,
- I hurry amain to reach the plain,
- Run the rapid and leap the fall,
- Split at the rock and together again,
- State Route 11
- State Route 11 Business
- State Route 13
- State Route 51
- State Route 52
- State Route 53
- State Route 53 Connector
- State Route 60
- State Route 82
- State Route 115
- State Route 136
- State Route 211
- State Route 254
- State Route 283
- State Route 284
- State Route 323
- State Route 332
- State Route 347
- State Route 365
- State Route 369
- State Route 419 (unsigned designation for I-985)
- White County, Georgia – north
- Habersham County, Georgia – northeast
- Banks County, Georgia – east
- Jackson County, Georgia – southeast
- Barrow County, Georgia – south
- Gwinnett County, Georgia – southwest
- Forsyth County, Georgia – west
- Dawson County, Georgia – northwest
- Lumpkin County, Georgia – northwest
- Lake Sidney Lanier
- Lake Lanier Islands (Buford)
- Road Atlanta (Braselton)
- Lanier National Speedway (Braselton)
- Falcons Complex (Flowery Branch)
- Georgia Mountains Center (Gainesville)
Hall County remains extremely rural and many of its residents reside in unincorporated areas, accounting for more than half of the county's population. At the 2000 census, 139,277 people, 80,381 households and 80,009 families resided in the county. The population density was 354 per square mile (137/km²). There were 51,046 housing units at an average density of 130 per square mile (50/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 80.75% White, 7.27% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 1.35% Asian, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 8.75% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. About 19.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 80,381 households, 37.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.20% were married couples living together, 10.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.00% were not families. About 19.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.26.
Age distribution was 26.90% under the age of 18, 10.80% from 18 to 24, 32.30% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 9.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.90 males.
The median household income was $44,908, and the median family income was $50,100. Males had a median income of $31,769 versus $24,550 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,690. About 8.50% of families and 12.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.20% of those under age 18 and 14.70% of those age 65 or over.
According to census estimates in 2006, Hall County was 65.7% non-Hispanic whites, 25.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.8% Black and 1.6% Asian.
Cities and towns Edit
- Braselton (also located in Jackson, Barrow, and Gwinnett counties)
- Chestnut Mountain (Unincorporated Community)
- Flowery Branch
Colleges and universitiesEdit
- North Hall High School
- East Hall High School
- West Hall High School
- Johnson High School
- Chestatee High School
- Flowery Branch High School
- Riverside Military Academy
- Lakeview Academy
- Gainesville High School
- North Georgia Christian School
Middle schools Edit
- Alternative Learning Center/International Center
- C. W. Davis Middle School
- Chestatee Middle School
- East Hall Middle School
- Lanier Career Academy
- North Hall Middle School
- South Hall Middle School
- West Hall Middle School
- Gainesville Middle School
- North Georgia Christian School
- ^ http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_DP_DPDP1&prodType=table
- ^ "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. http://www.census.gov/tiger/tms/gazetteer/county2k.txt. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
- ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. http://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
- ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Census.gov. http://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/totals/2012/CO-EST2012-alldata.html. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
- ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/13/13139.html
- Economic Development in Hall County, Georgia
- Business Gainesville-Hall County Chamber of Commerce
- Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Hall County web site from Roadside Georgia
- Hall County Government official site
- GaGEN Web Hall County section
- This Day in Georgia History: December 15, Ed Jackson and Charly Pou, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, The University of Georgia
- Documents from Hall County at the Digital Library of Georgia
|Dawson County and Lumpkin County||White County||Habersham County|
|Forsyth County||Banks County|
Hall County, Georgia
|Gwinnett County||Barrow County||Jackson County|
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