Branchville, Georgia

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Branchville, Georgia
Branchville Community
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Georgia
County Mitchell
Area
 • Total 98.5 sq mi (255 km2)
Elevation 140 ft (40 m)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,090
 • Density 11/sq mi (4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 229

Branchville is an unincorporated community located in Mitchell County, Georgia, United States.

Geography[edit]

Branchville has a latitude at 31.15 and a longitude at -84.315. It is found on the Branchville U.S. Geological Survey Map. The only lake in the community is Gee Pond. Big Slough and Bay Pole Branch are the only flowing streams. It is located on Georgia Highway 65 at the intersection of Branchville Road. Forest Road, Sassafras Tea Road, Stillwater Road, Gee Pond Road, Branchville Church Road, and Long Leaf Road are roads that run through the area.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2007 there were 535 males and 555 females. The resident median age is 38 years. Racial make up consists of 71.1% Whites, 25.1% Blacks, 1.5% Hispanics, 1.0% Persons of mixed Race, .04% Asian, and 0.3% American. 21 Residents were not born in the U.S. 9.7% of persons are unemployed. Homosexual households consist of 0.0% Lesbian households and 0.5% Gay households. The average household size is 2.6 people with 57.7% belonging to a family and 4.1% to unmarried persons. Residents below the poverty level as of 2009 are at 22.6%. The median household income is below state average while the median house value is far below average state value. Percentage of college students is far below state average as well as the percent of persons with a bachelor's degree or higher. The predominate political party is Republican. Religious affiliations consist of 74.0% Southern Baptist, 13.1% United Methodist, 4.3% Assembly of God, 3.9% Free Will Baptist, 1.0% Church of God, 0.7% Presbyterian, 0.6% Catholic, 0.6% Primitive Baptist, 0.6% Church of Christ, and 1.2% Other.[2]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Branchville, Georgia GA Community". Georgia Hometown Locator. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Mitchell County, Georgia detail". City Data.com. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 

Coordinates: 31°09′02″N 84°18′56″W / 31.15056°N 84.31556°W / 31.15056; -84.31556