Hall County, Georgia
|Hall County, Georgia|
Hall County courthouse in Gainesville
Location in the state of Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
|Founded||December 15, 1818|
|Named for||Lyman Hall|
|• Total||429 sq mi (1,111 km2)|
|• Land||393 sq mi (1,018 km2)|
|• Water||37 sq mi (96 km2), 8.5%|
|• Density||457/sq mi (176/km²)|
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 429 square miles (1,110 km2), of which 393 square miles (1,020 km2) is land and 37 square miles (96 km2) (8.5%) is water. Hall is in the Chattahoochee River basin and the Oconee River basin.
- 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,
- Interstate 985
- U.S. Route 23
- U.S. Route 129
- 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)
- Lake Sidney Lanier
- Lake Lanier Islands (Buford)
- Road Atlanta (Braselton)
- Lanier National Speedway (Braselton)
- Falcons Complex (Flowery Branch)
- Georgia Mountains Center (Gainesville)
|U.S. Decennial Census
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.
Colleges and universities
- Chestatee High School
- East Hall High School
- Flowery Branch High School
- Gainesville High School
- Johnson High School
- North Georgia Christian School
- North Hall High School
- Riverside Military Academy
- West Hall High School
- Alternative Learning Center/International Center
- C. W. Davis Middle School
- Chestatee Middle School
- Davinci Academy
- East Hall Middle School
- Gainesville Middle School
- Lanier Career Academy
- North Georgia Christian School
- North Hall Middle School
- South Hall Middle School
- West Hall Middle School
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 16, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 147.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
- "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
- "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
- "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- 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
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