Georgia, Vermont

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Georgia, Vermont
Town
District 8 School or "The Brick School" is now the Georgia Historical Society Museum
District 8 School or "The Brick School" is now the Georgia Historical Society Museum
Georgia, Vermont
Georgia, Vermont
Coordinates: 44°42′49″N 73°6′38″W / 44.71361°N 73.11056°W / 44.71361; -73.11056Coordinates: 44°42′49″N 73°6′38″W / 44.71361°N 73.11056°W / 44.71361; -73.11056
Country United States
State Vermont
County Franklin
Area
 • Total 45.2 sq mi (117.0 km2)
 • Land 39.5 sq mi (102.3 km2)
 • Water 5.7 sq mi (14.7 km2)
Elevation 364 ft (111 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,375
 • Density 110.8/sq mi (42.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 05454, 05468, 05478
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-27700[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462101[2]

Georgia is a town in Franklin County, Vermont, United States. The population was 4,375 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 45.2 square miles (117.0 km2), of which, 39.5 square miles (102.3 km2) of it is land and 5.7 square miles (14.7 km2) of it (12.57%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,375 people, 1,484 households, and 1,231 families residing in the town. The population density was 110.8 people per square mile (42.8/km2). There were 1,654 housing units at an average density of 41.9 per square mile (16.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.31% White, 0.25% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 1,484 households out of which 46.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were couples living together and joined in either marriage or civil union, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.0% were non-families. 12.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $54,156, and the median income for a family was $59,712. Males had a median income of $37,294 versus $26,090 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,888. About 1.9% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

History[edit]

Georgia was named after King George III by New Hampshire, which was meant to sway the king in a land dispute over Vermont between New York and New Hampshire, both of which claimed to have the rights to the land.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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