Sharpsburg, Georgia

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Sharpsburg, Georgia
Town
Location in Coweta County and the state of Georgia
Location in Coweta County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°20′22″N 84°39′1″W / 33.33944°N 84.65028°W / 33.33944; -84.65028Coordinates: 33°20′22″N 84°39′1″W / 33.33944°N 84.65028°W / 33.33944; -84.65028
Country United States
State Georgia
County Coweta
Area
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land 0.59 sq mi (1.54 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 341
 • Density 575/sq mi (222.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30277
Area code(s) 770, 678
FIPS code 13-69980[1]
GNIS feature ID 0333018[2]

Sharpsburg is a town in Coweta County, Georgia, United States. The population was 341 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Sharpsburg is located in eastern Coweta County at 33°20′22″N 84°39′1″W / 33.33944°N 84.65028°W / 33.33944; -84.65028 (33.339337, -84.650155).[4] The town of Turin is immediately to the southeast. Georgia State Route 16 runs through the southern part of Sharpsburg, leading west 10 miles (16 km) to Newnan, the county seat, and southeast 7 miles (11 km) to Senoia. GA 54 leads northeast 5 miles (8 km) to Peachtree City.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Sharpsburg has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.66%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 316 people, 125 households, and 86 families residing in the town. The population density was 579.0 people per square mile (221.8/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 232.7 per square mile (89.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.94% White, 4.11% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.32% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.48% of the population.

There were 125 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 36.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $55,000, and the median income for a family was $68,750. Males had a median income of $41,932 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,169. None of the families and 2.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Public education in Sharpsburg is operated by Coweta County School System, with schools including East Coweta High School.

Private schools in the town include Trinity Christian School.

Notable people[edit]

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. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Sharpsburg town, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 31, 2014. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.