Hart County, Georgia

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Hart County, Georgia
Map of Georgia highlighting Hart County
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of USA GA
Georgia's location in the U.S.
Founded December 7, 1853
Seat Hartwell
Largest city Hartwell
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

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

99/sq mi (38/km²)
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]


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.

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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.

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References Edit

  1. ^ - Hart County info page

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

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