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Demographics Analysis

The people of Cherokee County, Georgia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 7,473

5 to 9 years : 9,177

10 to 14 years : 8,690

15 to 17 years : 4,796

18 and 19 years : 2,507

20 years : 1,312

21 years : 1,341

22 to 24 years : 3,687

25 to 29 years : 6,346

30 to 34 years : 7,112

35 to 39 years : 8,034

40 to 44 years : 9,497

45 to 49 years : 8,426

50 to 54 years : 8,092

55 to 59 years : 6,333

60 and 61 years : 2,416

62 to 64 years : 3,198

65 and 66 years : 1,786

67 to 69 years : 2,884

70 to 74 years : 2,651

75 to 79 years : 1,842

80 to 84 years : 942

85 years and over : 478

Female:

Under 5 years : 7,337

5 to 9 years : 9,076

10 to 14 years : 8,086

15 to 17 years : 4,749

18 and 19 years : 2,619

20 years : 1,123

21 years : 1,067

22 to 24 years : 3,990

25 to 29 years : 6,213

30 to 34 years : 7,218

35 to 39 years : 7,847

40 to 44 years : 9,887

45 to 49 years : 8,888

50 to 54 years : 8,070

55 to 59 years : 7,230

60 and 61 years : 2,212

62 to 64 years : 3,849

65 and 66 years : 2,332

67 to 69 years : 2,825

70 to 74 years : 2,986

75 to 79 years : 1,806

80 to 84 years : 1,260

85 years and over : 1,620


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 199,378

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 645

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 1,923

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 7,350

Not a U.S. citizen : 12,014


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 13,459

5 to 17 years : 31,926

18 to 24 years : 10,241

25 to 34 years : 11,703

35 to 44 years : 10,843

45 to 54 years : 10,575

55 to 59 years : 4,447

60 and 61 years : 1,616

62 to 64 years : 2,406

65 to 74 years : 4,812

75 years and over : 3,453

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 1,309

5 to 17 years : 10,985

18 to 24 years : 5,423

25 to 34 years : 10,200

35 to 44 years : 18,949

45 to 54 years : 19,356

55 to 59 years : 7,072

60 and 61 years : 2,714

62 to 64 years : 4,439

65 to 74 years : 9,463

75 years and over : 3,987

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 25

5 to 17 years : 244

18 to 24 years : 232

25 to 34 years : 440

35 to 44 years : 440

45 to 54 years : 597

55 to 59 years : 533

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 17

5 to 17 years : 1,419

18 to 24 years : 1,750

25 to 34 years : 4,546

35 to 44 years : 5,033

45 to 54 years : 2,948

55 to 59 years : 1,511

60 and 61 years : 241

62 to 64 years : 202

65 to 74 years : 1,189

75 years and over : 508


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 21,543

Now married, except separated : 31,207

Divorced : 8,316

Separated : 1,230

Widowed : 3,570

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 16,440

Now married, except separated : 51,438

Divorced : 11,437

Separated : 1,328

Widowed : 4,355

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 667

Now married, except separated : 1,527

Divorced : 240

Separated : 43

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 4,522

Now married, except separated : 11,166

Divorced : 1,251

Separated : 527

Widowed : 664


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 11,238

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 11,491

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6,753

$15,000 to $24,999 : 7,955

$25,000 to $34,999 : 7,696

$35,000 to $49,999 : 7,401

$50,000 to $64,999 : 5,794

$65,000 to $74,999 : 1,944

$75,000 or more : 5,594

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 10,777

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 10,210

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5,187

$15,000 to $24,999 : 10,154

$25,000 to $34,999 : 8,465

$35,000 to $49,999 : 9,893

$50,000 to $64,999 : 10,168

$65,000 to $74,999 : 3,335

$75,000 or more : 16,809

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 511

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 266

$10,000 to $14,999 : 50

$15,000 to $24,999 : 171

$25,000 to $34,999 : 271

$35,000 to $49,999 : 187

$50,000 to $64,999 : 273

$65,000 to $74,999 : 122

$75,000 or more : 626

Foreign born:

No income : 3,735

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 2,369

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,145

$15,000 to $24,999 : 4,165

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,251

$35,000 to $49,999 : 1,526

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,008

$65,000 to $74,999 : 600

$75,000 or more : 1,331


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 26,499

Born in other state of the United States : 39,457

Native; born outside the United States : 52,673

Foreign born : 22,858


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Under 3 years : 9,350

3 and 4 years : 5,460

5 years : 3,668

6 to 8 years : 10,429

9 to 11 years : 11,033

12 to 14 years : 9,895

15 to 17 years : 9,495


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 2,807

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,133

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3,769

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3,038

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3,009

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3,707

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3,098

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3,230

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2,733

$50,000 to $59,999 : 6,705

$60,000 to $74,999 : 7,334

$75,000 to $99,999 : 11,742

$100,000 to $124,999 : 8,881

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5,513

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5,372

$200,000 or more : 3,610


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Cherokee County, Georgia is 221,310



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Cherokee County, Georgia: 109,020
Female Population in Cherokee County, Georgia: 112,290


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Cherokee County, Georgia: 36.4
Median Female Resident Age in Cherokee County, Georgia: 37.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Cherokee County, Georgia


White


Both sexes

37.8

Male

37.0

Female

38.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.6

Male

29.8

Female

33.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

33.5

Male

31.5

Female

35.2

Asian


Both sexes

34.5

Male

34.5

Female

34.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

23.9

Male

23.9

Female

24.0

Other


Both sexes

25.2

Male

25.6

Female

24.6

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.1

Male

15.7

Female

18.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.0

Male

25.9

Female

26.2

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.6

Male

37.9

Female

39.2


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 9,103

No health insurance coverage : 403

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 18,866

No health insurance coverage : 1,741

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,841

No health insurance coverage : 2,899

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 8,827

No health insurance coverage : 4,491

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 13,680

No health insurance coverage : 3,741

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 13,748

No health insurance coverage : 2,703

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 9,711

No health insurance coverage : 2,178

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 7,240

No health insurance coverage : 59

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 3,146

No health insurance coverage : 57

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 8,620

No health insurance coverage : 352

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 18,031

No health insurance coverage : 2,228

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,674

No health insurance coverage : 2,099

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 10,170

No health insurance coverage : 3,251

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 14,660

No health insurance coverage : 3,064

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 13,412

No health insurance coverage : 3,526

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 11,885

No health insurance coverage : 1,388

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 7,986

No health insurance coverage : 109

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 4,583

No health insurance coverage : 15


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 5,414

No employer-based health insurance : 4,092

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 14,115

No employer-based health insurance : 6,492

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,465

No employer-based health insurance : 4,275

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 7,527

No employer-based health insurance : 5,791

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 11,391

No employer-based health insurance : 6,030

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 11,971

No employer-based health insurance : 4,480

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 7,985

No employer-based health insurance : 3,904

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,099

No employer-based health insurance : 4,200

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,398

No employer-based health insurance : 1,805

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 5,451

No employer-based health insurance : 3,521

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 12,139

No employer-based health insurance : 8,120

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,831

No employer-based health insurance : 3,942

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 8,505

No employer-based health insurance : 4,916

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 12,634

No employer-based health insurance : 5,090

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 11,603

No employer-based health insurance : 5,335

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 9,577

No employer-based health insurance : 3,696

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,031

No employer-based health insurance : 5,064

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,461

No employer-based health insurance : 3,137


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 105,481

Born in other state in the United States : 93,897

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 444

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 2,124

Foreign born : 19,364


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Speak only English : 181,491

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 16,957

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 407

German or other West Germanic languages : 1,013

Slavic languages : 1,894

Other Indo-European languages : 1,533

Korean : 40

Chinese : 341

Vietnamese : 602

Tagalog : 222

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 812

Other and unspecified languages : 1,188


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 30,113

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,575

No Medicare coverage : 66,244

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 10,265

No Medicare coverage : 237

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 236

No Medicare coverage : 28,995

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,161

No Medicare coverage : 68,968

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 12,226

No Medicare coverage : 467


(updated 2013)



Races in Cherokee County, Georgia


  • White: 190,699
  • African American: 13,989
  • American Indian: 613
  • Asian: 3,688
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 21
  • Some Other Race: 8,075
  • Two or More Races: 4,225



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Cherokee County, Georgia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Cherokee County, Georgia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 395   (0.88%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 435   (0.96%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 755   (1.67%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,358   (3.01%)
  • 9th Grade: 1,138   (2.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,298   (2.88%)
  • 11th Grade: 943   (2.09%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,188   (2.63%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 11,230   (24.9%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 2,936   (6.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 7,570   (16.79%)
  • Associate Degree: 2,599   (5.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 9,612   (21.31%)
  • Master's Degree: 2,524   (5.6%)
  • Professional School Degree: 731   (1.62%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 385   (0.85%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 260   (0.56%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 306   (0.66%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 530   (1.15%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,240   (2.69%)
  • 9th Grade: 1,102   (2.39%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,154   (2.51%)
  • 11th Grade: 956   (2.08%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,127   (2.45%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 13,652   (29.65%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 3,945   (8.57%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 7,177   (15.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 3,257   (7.07%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 8,283   (17.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 2,302   (5%)
  • Professional School Degree: 555   (1.21%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 198   (0.43%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 919

5 to 9 years : 14,616

10 to 14 years : 15,173

15 to 17 years : 8,489

18 and 19 years : 3,006

20 to 24 years : 3,312

25 to 34 years : 2,422

35 years and over : 2,242

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 1,958

5 to 9 years : 2,881

10 to 14 years : 1,454

15 to 17 years : 722

18 and 19 years : 675

20 to 24 years : 749

25 to 34 years : 701

35 years and over : 722

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 2,583

5 to 9 years : 756

10 to 14 years : 149

15 to 17 years : 334

18 and 19 years : 1,445

20 to 24 years : 8,459

25 to 34 years : 23,766

35 years and over : 114,427


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Cherokee County, Georgia

  • Cherokee County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 221 West Main Street, Canton, GA 30169, Phone: (770) 479-1871, Students: 33,183 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Cherokee County, Georgia

  • Carmel Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 2275 Bascomb-carmel Road, Woodstock, GA 30189, Phone: (770) 926-1237, Students: 1,524 )

  • Bascomb Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 1335 Wyngate Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189, Phone: (770) 592-1091, Students: 1,321 )

  • Creekland Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-9, Location: 1555 Owens Store Rd, Canton, GA 30115, Phone: (770) 479-3200, Students: 1,317 )

  • Hickory Flat Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 2755 East Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115, Phone: (770) 345-6841, Students: 1,281 )

  • William G. Hasty Sr. Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 205 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114, Phone: (770) 479-1600, Students: 1,206 )

  • Liberty Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 10500 Bells Ferry Road, Canton, GA 30114, Phone: (770) 345-6411, Students: 1,170 )

  • Booth Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 6550 Putnam Ford Road, Woodstock, GA 30189, Phone: (770) 926-5707, Students: 1,160 )

  • Chapman Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: 6500 Putnam Ford Road, Woodstock, GA 30189, Phone: (770) 926-6424, Students: 1,123 )

  • Arnold Mill Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 710 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock, GA 30188, Phone: (770) 592-3510, Students: 1,052 )

  • Sixes Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 20 Ridge Road, Canton, GA 30114, Phone: (770) 345-3070, Students: 1,024 )

  • Woodstock Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 2000 Towne Lake Hills South Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189, Phone: (770) 592-3516, Students: 993 )

  • Holly Springs Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1965 Hickory Rd., Canton, GA 30115, Phone: (770) 345-5035, Students: 987 )

  • Johnston Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 2031 East Cherokee Drive, Woodstock, GA 30188, Phone: (770) 928-2910, Students: 948 )

  • Woodstock Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 230 Rope Mill Road, Woodstock, GA 30188, Phone: (770) 926-6969, Students: 922 )

  • Boston Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 105 Othello Drive, Woodstock, GA 30189, Phone: (770) 924-6260, Students: 890 )

  • Macedonia Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 10370 East Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115, Phone: (770) 479-3429, Students: 884 )

  • Freedom Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 10550 Bells Ferry Road, Canton, GA 30114, Phone: M, Students: 876 )

  • Rusk Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 4695 Hickory Road, Canton, GA 30115, Phone: (770) 345-2832, Students: 837 )

  • Little River Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 3170 Trickum Road, Woodstock, GA 30188, Phone: (770) 926-7566, Students: 811 )

  • Teasley Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 8871 Knox Bridge Highway, Canton, GA 30114, Phone: (770) 479-7077, Students: 790 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Cherokee County, Georgia

  • Woodstock High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189, Phone: (770) 592-3500, Students: 2,382 )

  • Cherokee High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 930 Marietta Highway, Canton, GA 30114, Phone: (770) 479-4112, Students: 2,119 )

  • Etowah High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 6565 Putnam Ford Road, Woodstock, GA 30189, Phone: (770) 926-4411, Students: 2,067 )

  • Sequoyah High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 4485 Hickory Road, Canton, GA 30115, Phone: (770) 345-1474, Students: 2,023 )

  • Polaris Evening School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189, Phone: (770) 926-1662, Students: 188 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Cherokee County, Georgia

  • North Metro Technical College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 2,222; Location: 198 Ross Rd, Acworth, GA 30102, Web: http://www.northmetrotech.edu/ )

  • Reinhardt College


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 1,028; Location: 300 Reinhardt College Circle, Waleska, GA 30183, Web: http://www.reinhardt.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Cherokee County, Georgia

  • American Heritage Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2126 Sixes Road, Canton, GA 30114, Phone: (770) 926-7779, Students: 442 )

  • Cherokee Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 3075 Trickum Road, Woodstock, GA 30188, Phone: (678) 494-5464, Students: 353 )

  • Furtah Preparatory School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 5496 Highway 92, Acworth, GA 30102, Phone: (678) 574-6488, Students: 143 )

  • Community Christian School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: Po Box 1211, Canton, GA 30169, Phone: (770) 479-9535, Students: 52 )

  • Lyndon Academy


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 9914 Highway 92, Woodstock, GA 30188, Phone: (770) 926-0166, Students: 2 )

  • Crossroads Christian Academy


    ( Grades: .-., Location: 2861 Ball Ground Highway, Canton, GA 30114, Phone: (770) 479-7638, )

Academic Libraries In Cherokee County, Georgia

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Cherokee County, Georgia

  • Ball Ground Public Library


    435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, GA 30107

  • Cherokee County Law Library


    90 North Street, Suite 250, Canton, GA 30114

  • Hickory Flat Public Library


    2740 East Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

  • Rose Creek Public Library


    4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189

  • Woodstock Public Library


    7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Cherokee County, Georgia

  • R. T. Jones Memorial Library


    116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Cherokee County, Georgia


  • Air Acres Museum Inc


    376 Air Acres Way, Woodstock, GA 30188

  • Alto Herald Museum


    Po Box 517, Alto, TX 75925

  • Appalachian Heritage Guild Inc


    Po Box 303, Canton, GA 30114

  • Aurelia Heritage Society


    Main Street, Aurelia, IA 51005

  • Barns Museum


    5506 B Ave, Marcus, IA 51035

  • Baxter Springs Historical Society


    740 East Ave, Baxter Springs, KS 66713
    http://www.baxterspringsmuseum.org/

  • Big Brutus Inc


    Po Box 25, West Mineral, KS 66782

  • Broad River Antique Power Association


    320 Green Acres Rd, Gaffney, SC 29341

  • Canton St Paul And Pacific Railway Inc


    110 Roundhouse Rd, Canton, GA 30114

  • Cherokee County Historical Museum Inc


    87 Peachtree St, Murphy, NC 28906

  • Cherokee County Historical Society


    Po Box 247, Cleghorn, IA 51014

  • Cherokee County Historical Society Inc


    101 East Main Street, Centre, AL 35960

  • Cherokee County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 1287, Canton, GA 30114

  • Cherokee County History And Arts Museum


    301 College Dr, Gaffney, SC 29340
    http://www.cherokeecountyhistory.org

  • Cherokee County History Museum


    301 S Johnson St, Gaffney, SC 29340
    http://www.cherokeecountyhistory.org

  • Cherokee County Sports Hall Of Fame Inc


    151 Waleska Street, Canton, GA 30114

  • Cherokee Heritage Center


    515 E Willis Rd, Tahlequah, OK 74464

  • Cherokee Historical Museum


    101 E Main St, Centre, AL 35960

  • Cherokee National Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 515, Tahlequah, OK 74464
    http://www.cherokeeheritage.org

  • Columbus Museum


    Po Box 211, Columbus, KS 66725

  • Deans Store


    8588 Main St, Woodstock, GA 30188

  • Depot Renovation Inc


    Box 883, Cherokee, IA 51012

  • Friends Of The Murrell Home


    19479 E Murrell Home /road, Park Hill, OK 74451

  • Galena Mining And Historical Museum Association Inc


    Po Box 372, Galena, KS 66739

  • Georgia National Cemetery Advisory Council Inc


    2025 Mount Carmel Church Lane, Canton, GA 30114

  • Grand Meadow Heritage Commission Inc


    6306 D Avenue, Washta, IA 51061

  • Hanover Historical Society Of Iowa Inc


    6194 Y Ave, Aurelia, IA 51005

  • Heart Of The Heartlands Corporation


    Po Box 211, Scammon, KS 66773

  • Marcus Historical Society


    Po Box 321, Marcus, IA 51035

  • Norman Memorial Museum Inc


    Po Box 974, Rusk, TX 75785
    http://www.hccc-museum.org

  • Reinhardt College


    , Waleska, GA 30183

  • Rock Barn Project


    Po Box 1287, Canton, GA 30114

  • Southeast Kansas Nature Center Foundation Of Galena


    1902 Dewey, Galena, KS 66739

  • Strozier Heritage Society Inc


    161 Farmington Drive, Woodstock, GA 30188

  • Tiel Sanford Memorial Fund


    117 E Willow St, Cherokee, IA 51012
    http://www.sanfordmuseum.org

  • Valleytown Cultural Arts And Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 399, Andrews, NC 28901

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Cherokee County, Georgia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Cherokee County, Georgia.

Area Features of Cherokee County, Georgia


Airport


(1) Air Acres Airport   (2) Cherokee County Airport   (3) Georgia Lite Flite Airport Historical   (4) Moore Airstrip Historical   (5) Pegasus Run Airport Historical   (6) Stringer Airport Historical  

Beach


(1) Upper Tanyard Creek Swimming Beach  

Bend


(1) Island Mill Bend  

Bridge


(1) Knox Bridge   (2) Little River Bridge   (3) Moores Mill Bridge  

Building


(1) Acworth Detention Center   (2) Acworth Police Department   (3) Ball Ground Fire Department   (4) Ball Ground Police Department   (5) Canton City Hall   (6) Canton Fire Department Station 11   (7) Canton Fire Department Station 16   (8) Canton Police Department   (9) Cherokee County Administration Building   (10) Cherokee County Board Of Education   (11) Cherokee County Courthouse   (12) Cherokee County Ems 2 Fire Station   (13) Cherokee County Ems 4 Fire Station   (14) Cherokee County Fire And Emergency Services Station 12   (15) Cherokee County Fire And Rescue   (16) Cherokee County Fire Department Little River Station   (17) Cherokee County Fire Department Station 19   (18) Cherokee County Fire Department Station 2   (19) Cherokee County Fire Department Station 20   (20) Cherokee County Jail   (21) Cherokee County Marshal S Office   (22) Cherokee County Public Safety Building   (23) Cherokee County Sheriff East Precinct   (24) Cherokee County Sheriff South Precinct   (25) Cherokee County Sheriff S Office Bridgemill Precinct   (26) Cherokee County Sheriff S Office Headquarters   (27) Cherokee County Sheriff S Office Hickory Flat Precinct   (28) Cherokee County Sheriff S Office Oak Grove Precinct   (29) Cherokee County Sheriff S Office Waleska Precinct   (30) Cherokee County Station 1 Oak Grove Fire Station   (31) Circle Five Volunteer Fire Department   (32) Clayton Community Volunteer Fire Department Station 6   (33) Cobb County Fire And Emergency Services Station 11   (34) Georgia Station Patrol Post 28 Police Station   (35) Gymnastics Recreation Center   (36) Hickory Flat Fire Department Station 23   (37) Hickory Flat Fire Department Station 3   (38) Hickory Flat Fire Department Station 32   (39) Holly Springs Police Department   (40) Holly Springs Volunteer Fire Department   (41) Lake Arrowhead Volunteer Fire Department   (42) Mica Fire Department   (43) North Canton Volunteer Fire Department   (44) Salacoa Volunteer Fire Department   (45) Woodstock Fire Department Station 10   (46) Woodstock Fire Department Station 14   (47) Woodstock Fire Department Station 24   (48) Woodstock Police Department   (49) Woodstock Public Library   (50) Yellow Creek Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Ball Ground Baptist Cemetery   (2) Ball Ground City Cemetery   (3) Brooks Cemetery   (4) Cane Creek Cemetery   (5) Cherokee Memorial Park   (6) Cowan Cemetery   (7) Dowda Cemetery   (8) Enon Cemetery   (9) Fairview Cemetery   (10) Georgia National Cemetery   (11) Hickory Grove Cemetery   (12) Hickory Log Cemetery   (13) Hutcherson Cemetery   (14) Keith Cemetery   (15) Knox Cemetery   (16) Lovingood Cemetery   (17) Macedonia Cemetery Old   (18) Mahan Cemetery   (19) Mcfarland Cemetery   (20) Mckinney Family Cemetery   (21) New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery   (22) Northcutt-pyron Cemetery   (23) Old Macedonia Cemetery   (24) Pugh Cemetery   (25) River View Cemetery   (26) Rolling Hills Memory Gardens Cemetery   (27) Shady Grove Baptist Cemetery   (28) Trippe Cemetery   (29) Wheeler Cemetery  

Church


(1) Allen Temple   (2) Antioch Church   (3) Arbor Hill Church   (4) Ball Ground Baptist Church   (5) Ball Ground Methodist Church   (6) Bascomb Baptist Church   (7) Bells Ferry Church   (8) Bethel Church   (9) Bethel Tabernacle Church   (10) Bethesda Church   (11) Big Springs Church   (12) Brier Patch Church   (13) Buffington Church   (14) Calvary Community Church   (15) Calvary Temple   (16) Cane Creek Church Historical   (17) Carmel Church   (18) Chalcedonia Church   (19) Cherokee Christian Fellowship Church   (20) Cherokee Presbyterian Church   (21) Cherry Grove Church   (22) Christian Praise Center   (23) Church Of God   (24) Clayton Church   (25) Conn S Creek Baptist Church   (26) Cornerstone Community Church   (27) Crossroad Church   (28) Crystal Springs Church   (29) Elbethel Church   (30) Empowerment Tabernacle Christian Church   (31) Etowah Church   (32) Fairview Church   (33) Fairview Methodist Church   (34) Faith Church   (35) Fields Chapel   (36) First Baptist Church   (37) First Methodist Episcopal Church South   (38) Goshen Church   (39) Grace Church   (40) Harvest Church   (41) Hickory Flat Church Of God   (42) Hickory Grove Church   (43) Hickory Log Church   (44) Hightower Baptist Church   (45) Hillcrest Baptist Church   (46) Holly Springs Methodist Church   (47) Hopewell Baptist Church   (48) Hopewell Church   (49) Indian Knoll Baptist Church   (50) Land Mark Church   (51) Lebanon United Methodist Church   (52) Liberty Church   (53) Little River Church   (54) Macedonia Church   (55) Mica Church   (56) Mill Creek Church   (57) Mount Calvary Church   (58) Mount Carmel Church   (59) Mount Gilead Church   (60) Mount Helen Church   (61) Mount Olivet Church   (62) Mount Zion Baptist Church   (63) Mount Zion Church   (64) New Bethel Baptist Church   (65) New Covenant Church   (66) New Friendship Church   (67) New Hightower Church Historical   (68) New Hope Church   (69) New Liberty Church   (70) New Light Church   (71) New Victoria Church   (72) Northpointe Church   (73) Northside Church   (74) Oak Grove Baptist Church   (75) Oak Grove Church   (76) Oak Grove United Methodist Church   (77) Oakdale Church   (78) Oasis Of Love Church   (79) Old Damascus Church   (80) Olive Vine Church   (81) Orange Methodist Church   (82) Philadelphia Church   (83) Pilgrim Church   (84) Pleasant Arbor Church   (85) Pleasant Union Church   (86) Praise Cathedral   (87) Promised Land Church   (88) Refuge Church   (89) Resurrection Anglican Church   (90) Rock Springs Church   (91) Saint Clements Church   (92) Saint Paul Cemetery   (93) Salacoa Church   (94) Sardis Baptist Church   (95) Shady Grove Baptist Church   (96) Sharp Mountain Baptist Church   (97) Shiloh Church   (98) Shiloh Methodist Church   (99) Shoal Creek Baptist Church   (100) Shoal Creek Church   (101) Sixes Methodist Church   (102) Souls Harbor Church   (103) South Cherokee Church   (104) Stonecrest Church   (105) Sunlight Church   (106) Sweetwater Church   (107) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (108) The Cross Full Gospel Church   (109) Timothy Lutheran Church   (110) Toonigh Baptist Church   (111) Toonigh Church Of God   (112) Union Arbor Church   (113) Union Hill Methodist Church   (114) Victory Baptist Church   (115) Victory Church   (116) Waleska Church   (117) Welcome All Baptist Church   (118) Welcome Valley Church   (119) Woodstock Baptist Church   (120) Woodstock Church   (121) Woodstock First Baptist Church   (122) Woodstock Methodist Church   (123) Woodstock Presbyterian Church   (124) Word Of Faith Church   (125) Word Of Life Church   (126) Zion Baptist Church   (127) Zion Temple  

Civil


(1) Ball Ground Division   (2) Canton Division   (3) Cherokee County   (4) City Of Ball Ground   (5) City Of Canton   (6) City Of Holly Springs   (7) City Of Waleska   (8) City Of Woodstock   (9) Holly Springs Division   (10) Lathemtown Division   (11) Waleska Division   (12) Woodstock Division  

Crossing


(1) Exit 4   (2) Exit 5   (3) Interchange 120   (4) Interchange 121   (5) Island Mills Ferry Historical   (6) Webster Ferry Historical  

Dam


(1) Atlanta Gas Light Lake Dam   (2) Bartholomew Lake Dam   (3) Beaver Lake Dam   (4) Beck Lake Dam   (5) Blalock Lake Dam   (6) Bradshaw Lake Dam   (7) Buice Lake Dam   (8) Canton Creek Lake Dam   (9) Canton Mills Lake Dam   (10) Carmichael Lake Dam   (11) Cherokee Estates Lake Dam   (12) Chickasaw Lake Dam   (13) Colony Land Development Lake Dam   (14) Ellison Lake Dam   (15) Ford Lake Dam   (16) Georgia Marble Company Lake Dam   (17) Greene Lake Dam   (18) Lacy Lake Dam   (19) Lake Arrowhead Dam   (20) Mcdaniel Lake Dam   (21) Mill Canton Creek Structure Number 10 Dam   (22) Mill Canton Creek Structure Number 12 Dam   (23) Mill Canton Creek Structure Number Four Dam   (24) Mill Canton Creek Structure Number Seven Dam   (25) Mill Canton Creek Structure Number Six Dam   (26) Mill Canton Structure Number Three Dam   (27) Noonday Creek Structure Number 17 Dam   (28) Sallacoa Creek Watershed Dam Number 95   (29) Sellers Lake Dam   (30) Sharp Mountain Creek Structure Number Five Dam   (31) Sharp Mountain Creek Structure Number Seven Dam   (32) Stamp Shoal Creek Structure Number One Dam   (33) Stamp Shoal Creek Structure Number Two Dam   (34) Tustian Lake Dam   (35) Waters Lake Dam   (36) Whites Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Northside Hospital Cherokee Campus   (2) R T Jones Memorial Hospital   (3) Woodstock Hospital  

Locale


(1) Atlantic Yacht Club   (2) Bascomb Commercial Park   (3) Bell Industrial Park   (4) Bells Ferry Landing Shopping Center   (5) Camp Kiwanis   (6) Canton Corners Shopping Center   (7) Canton Country Club   (8) Canton Mill Commons Shopping Center   (9) Canton Village Shopping Center   (10) Centre At Woodstock Shopping Center   (11) Cherokee Commons Shopping Center   (12) Cherokee Mill   (13) Clark Creek Campground   (14) Dixie Industrial Park   (15) Dixie Speedway   (16) Dunwoody Methodist Youth Camp   (17) Etowah Yacht Club   (18) Galts Ferry Landing   (19) Hickory Flat Village Shopping Center   (20) Hickory Grove Shopping Center   (21) Iron Horse Farms   (22) Kellogg Creek Day Use Area   (23) Kings Camps   (24) Mckinney Campground   (25) Noonday Baptist Association Camp   (26) Parkway Business Center   (27) Payne Campground   (28) Riverplace Shopping Center   (29) Riverstone Mill Shopping Center   (30) Rose Creek Shopping Center   (31) Shady Hook Shopping Center   (32) South Cherokee Industrial Park   (33) Sweat Mountain Lookout Tower   (34) Sweetbriar Shopping Center   (35) Sweetwater Creek Campground   (36) Tanyard Creek Day Use Area   (37) Towne Lake Square Shopping Center   (38) Towne Lake Village Shopping Center   (39) Webster Overlook   (40) Westside Office Center   (41) Whispering Pines Camp   (42) Woodstock Commons Shopping Center   (43) Woodstock Crossing Shopping Center  

Mine


(1) Bell-star Mine   (2) Cherokee Mine   (3) Clarkston Mine   (4) Downing Creek Placer Mine   (5) Franklin Gold Mine   (6) Glade Mine   (7) Macou Prospect   (8) Putnam Mine   (9) Sixes Mine   (10) Standard And Swift Mines   (11) Three Hundred And One Mine  

Park


(1) Boling Park   (2) Brown Park   (3) Canton Commerical Historic District   (4) Canton Historic District   (5) Cherokee County Park   (6) Clark Creek South Public Use Area   (7) Coats And Clark Park   (8) Cushing Memorial Park Historical   (9) Dupree Park   (10) George Washington Carver State Park   (11) Harmon Field   (12) Hobgood Park   (13) Kenney Askew County Park   (14) Lake Allatoona Managed Hunting Area   (15) Payne Public Use Area  

Populated Place


(1) Allatoona Pass   (2) Allatoona Quarters   (3) Andersonville   (4) Ansley Forest   (5) Applewood   (6) Arnold Mill   (7) Audubon Forest   (8) Avery   (9) Baker Ridge   (10) Ball Ground   (11) Bascombs Springs   (12) Beasley Gap   (13) Bluff Creek   (14) Breeze Hill Estates   (15) Brookwood   (16) Brookwood Estates   (17) Buffington   (18) Burris Crossroads   (19) Canton   (20) Cardinal Woods   (21) Carmichael Crossroads   (22) Cedar Mill Crossing   (23) Centerville Historical   (24) Cherecobb Estates   (25) Cherokee   (26) Cherokee Estates   (27) Cherokee Mobile Home Park   (28) Cherokee South   (29) Colemans Bluff   (30) Colemans Landing   (31) Colony Springs   (32) Colony Woods   (33) Creek Hollow South   (34) Creek View   (35) Creighton Historical   (36) Cross Creek   (37) Deerchase   (38) Dobbs Estates   (39) Driftwood Forest   (40) Driftwood Station   (41) Eastgate Mobile Home Park   (42) Emerald Forest   (43) Etowah Mills   (44) Farmington   (45) Fields Landing   (46) Fountain Lake Mobile Home Park   (47) Gibson Acres   (48) Glenell   (49) Gober   (50) Greely   (51) Hardman Place   (52) Harmony   (53) Heritage Place   (54) Hickory Flat   (55) Hills-a-rolling   (56) Holly Springs   (57) Homestead Acres   (58) Hunters Mill   (59) Independence Walk   (60) Indian Village   (61) Joshua Landing   (62) Keithsburg   (63) Kellogg Creek   (64) Kellogg Creek North   (65) Kingridge Estates   (66) Kingridge North   (67) Kingridge West   (68) Knotts Landing   (69) Lake Pointe   (70) Land Of Lakes   (71) Lathemtown   (72) Lebanon   (73) Little River Crossing   (74) Little River Landing   (75) Little River North   (76) Little River South   (77) Logan Meadow   (78) Logan Trace   (79) Macedonia   (80) Mccollum Acres   (81) Mcguire Heights   (82) Mica   (83) Mill Creek Crossing   (84) Misty Mountain   (85) Mitchell Hill   (86) Modern Living Mobile Home Park   (87) Motes Hill   (88) Mountain Ridge   (89) North Canton   (90) Northridge Estates   (91) Nowlin Estates   (92) Nowlin Hall   (93) Nowlin Station   (94) Oak Grove   (95) Oak Grove Estates   (96) Old Cedar Creek   (97) Ophir   (98) Orange   (99) Pages Mobile Home Park   (100) Park Place Estates   (101) Payne   (102) Payne Mobile Home Park   (103) Pine Hill   (104) Pinehurst   (105) Pioneer Crossing   (106) Plantation Walk   (107) River Oaks   (108) Riverchase   (109) Rocky Creek   (110) Rocky Springs   (111) Salacoa   (112) Salem Woods   (113) Savanna Place   (114) Sequoyah Estates   (115) Shadowbrook   (116) Shadowood Mobile Home Park   (117) Sharp Top   (118) Sherwood Forest   (119) Skyridge   (120) South Canton   (121) Southern Oaks   (122) Southfork   (123) Spring Valley Mobile Home Park   (124) Springfield   (125) Stir Up Manor   (126) Sturbridge   (127) Summer Trace   (128) Sumpter Ridge   (129) Sunny Brook   (130) Talmadge   (131) The Arbors   (132) The Crossroads   (133) The Woodlands   (134) The Woods At Colony Crossing   (135) Timberlake North   (136) Tomahawk   (137) Trickum Hills   (138) Twin Pines   (139) Tyson Estates   (140) Union Hill   (141) Univeter   (142) Upland Estates   (143) Vestavia Estates   (144) Victoria   (145) Victoria Landing   (146) Waleska   (147) Westwood Station   (148) White City   (149) Whites Lake   (150) Willow Tree   (151) Wood Glen   (152) Woodstock   (153) Woodstock Station   (154) Woodwind Station   (155) Yacht Club Estates  

Post Office


(1) Ball Ground Post Office   (2) Canton Post Office   (3) Woodstock Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Allatoona Lake   (2) Atlanta Gas Light Lake   (3) Ball Lake   (4) Bartholomew Lake   (5) Beaver Lake   (6) Beck Lake   (7) Blalock Lake   (8) Bradshaw Lake   (9) Buice Lake   (10) Cagle Lake   (11) Canton Creek Lake   (12) Canton Mills Lake   (13) Carmichael Lake   (14) Chickasaw Lake   (15) Cline Lake   (16) Colony Land Development Lake   (17) Ellison Lake   (18) Ford Lake   (19) Garrison Lake   (20) Georgia Marble Company Lake   (21) Gordy Lake   (22) Great Southeastern Land Fund Lake   (23) Greene Lake   (24) Hurte Lake   (25) Kraft Lake   (26) Lacy Lake   (27) Lake Arrowhead   (28) Lusk Lake   (29) Mcdaniel Lake   (30) Payne-smith Lake   (31) Pittman Lake   (32) Roberts Lake Historical   (33) Sellers Lake   (34) Turner Lake   (35) Tustian Lake   (36) Waters Lake   (37) Whites Lake  

School


(1) Acworth Elementary School   (2) Allatoona Elementary School   (3) American Heritage Academy   (4) Arnold Mill Elementary School   (5) Avery Elementary School   (6) Ball Ground Elementary School   (7) Barber Middle School   (8) Bascomb Elementary School   (9) Boston Elementary School   (10) Buffington Elementary School Historical   (11) Bunche School   (12) Canton Elementary School   (13) Canton Grammar School Historical   (14) Canton High School Historical   (15) Canton Public School Historical   (16) Carmel Elementary School   (17) Chapman Intermediate School   (18) Chattahoochee Technical College Woodstock Campus   (19) Cherokee Christian School   (20) Cherokee High School   (21) Cherry Grove School Historical   (22) Clayton Elementary School   (23) Community Christian School   (24) Conn Creek School Historical   (25) Creekland Middle School   (26) Creekview High School   (27) Crossroads High And Middle School   (28) Dean Rusk Middle School   (29) E T Booth Middle School   (30) Etowah High School   (31) Flatbottom School Historical   (32) Freedom Middle School   (33) Furtah Preparatory School   (34) Garland Mountain School Historical   (35) Harvest Baptist School   (36) Hasty Elementary School   (37) Hickory Flat Elementary School   (38) Holly Springs Elementary School   (39) Johnston Elementary School   (40) Joseph Knox Elementary School   (41) Lays School   (42) Liberty Elementary School   (43) Liberty School Historical   (44) Little River Elementary School   (45) Macedonia Elementary School   (46) Mackey School Historical   (47) Mill Creek Middle School   (48) Moore School   (49) Mountain Road Elementary School   (50) North Metro Technical College   (51) Northstar At L R Tippens Education Center   (52) Oak Grove Elementary School   (53) Oakland School Historical   (54) Polaris Evening School   (55) R M Moore Elementary School   (56) Ralph Bunche Center   (57) Rehobeth Christian Academy   (58) Reinhardt College   (59) River Ridge High School   (60) Riverdale School Historical   (61) Rock Hill School Historical   (62) Sequoyah High School   (63) Sixes Elementary School   (64) Teasley Middle School   (65) Tippens School   (66) Union Hill School   (67) Woodstock Elementary School   (68) Woodstock High School   (69) Woodstock Middle School  

Spring


(1) Mineral Spring   (2) Turkeytoter Spring  

Stream


(1) Avery Creek   (2) Badger Creek   (3) Blankets Creek   (4) Bluff Creek   (5) Board Tree Creek   (6) Bowen Branch   (7) Bryant Creek   (8) Buzzard Flapper Creek   (9) Byrd Creek   (10) Cagle Creek   (11) Cane Creek   (12) Canton Creek   (13) Clark Creek   (14) Conn Creek   (15) Downing Creek   (16) Dry Branch   (17) Edward Creek   (18) Fourmile Creek   (19) Gorman Branch   (20) Hickory Log Creek   (21) Illinois Creek   (22) Jug Creek   (23) Kellogg Creek   (24) Knox Creek   (25) Laurel Branch   (26) Little Creek   (27) Little River   (28) Little Shoal Creek   (29) Long Swamp Creek   (30) Lost Town Creek   (31) Mccanless Creek   (32) Mccory Creek   (33) Mill Creek   (34) Millier Creek   (35) Moore Creek   (36) Murphy Creek   (37) Noonday Creek   (38) Owl Creek   (39) Posey Branch   (40) Puckett Creek   (41) Riggin Creek   (42) Rock House Creek   (43) Rocky Bottom Branch   (44) Rocky Creek   (45) Rose Creek   (46) Rubes Creek   (47) Sardis Creek   (48) Schoolhouse Creek   (49) Scott Mill Creek   (50) Settingdown Creek   (51) Sharp Mountain Creek   (52) Shoal Creek   (53) Shut-in Creek   (54) Smithwick Creek   (55) Soap Creek   (56) Sweetwater Creek   (57) Tanyard Creek   (58) Toonigh Creek   (59) Wiley Creek   (60) Yellow Creek  

Summit


(1) Bear Mountain   (2) Byrd Mountain   (3) Cagle Mountain   (4) Dry Pond Mountain   (5) Garland Mountain   (6) Hickory Log Mountain   (7) Oakey Mountain   (8) Pine Log Mountain   (9) Polecat Mountain   (10) Posey Mountain   (11) Stripling Mountain   (12) Sweat Mountain   (13) White Mountain  

Tower


(1) Pine Log Lookout Tower   (2) Wchk-am Canton   (3) Wchk-fm Canton   (4) Wtlk-tv Rome  

Valley


(1) Salacoa Valley  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Cherokee County, Georgia

30188 (pop. 36,613) 30102 (pop. 33,051) 30189 (pop. 33,040)
30114 (pop. 22,323) 30115 (pop. 20,076) 30107 (pop. 8,055)
30183 (pop. 3,826)    


Counties Nearby Cherokee County, Georgia

Pickens County, GA  (pop. 29,474) 17.6 Miles
Cobb County, GA  (pop. 707,248) 19.4 Miles
Bartow County, GA  (pop. 100,659) 19.5 Miles
Forsyth County, GA  (pop. 188,590) 20.7 Miles
Dawson County, GA  (pop. 22,433) 25.2 Miles
Paulding County, GA  (pop. 145,229) 29.0 Miles
Gwinnett County, GA  (pop. 841,658) 29.6 Miles
Fulton County, GA  (pop. 970,400) 29.9 Miles
Gordon County, GA  (pop. 55,634) 31.2 Miles
Dekalb County, GA  (pop. 706,093) 31.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Cherokee County, Georgia

770



Elevation in Cherokee County, Georgia is 1,047.0 ft. (319.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Cherokee County, Georgia

Lat: 34.209120 N        Long: -84.484272 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Cherokee County, Georgia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Georgia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Cherokee County, Georgia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 1,635   (2.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2,135   (3.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 3,758   (5.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 8,200   (11.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 9,303   (13.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 12,709   (18.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 10,056   (14.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 7,091   (10.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 3,110   (4.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 3,857   (5.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 1,542   (2.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 575   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 3,133   (4.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 3,355   (4.8%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,147

1 vehicle available : 11,475

2 vehicles available : 2,910

3 vehicles available : 423

4 or more vehicles available : 271

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 296

1 vehicle available : 4,679

2 vehicles available : 15,188

3 vehicles available : 3,473

4 or more vehicles available : 1,006

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 463

1 vehicle available : 2,015

2 vehicles available : 6,009

3 vehicles available : 3,858

4 or more vehicles available : 1,362

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 297

1 vehicle available : 2,335

2 vehicles available : 11,383

3 vehicles available : 5,271

4 or more vehicles available : 2,820


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

1-person household:

No workers : 6,596

1 worker : 9,630

2-person household:

No workers : 6,542

1 worker : 8,919

2 workers : 9,181

3-person household:

No workers : 703

1 worker : 5,546

2 workers : 5,083

3 workers : 2,375

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 1,162

1 worker : 7,779

2 workers : 9,999

3 or more workers : 3,166


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 84,743

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 6,029

In 3-person carpool : 1,123

In 4-person carpool : 417

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 585

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 70

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 252

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 25

Railroad : 35

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 71

Motorcycle : 142

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 1,075

Other means : 1,603

Worked at home : 7,904


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 2,679

5 to 9 minutes : 6,806

10 to 14 minutes : 9,856

15 to 19 minutes : 11,951

20 to 24 minutes : 9,682

25 to 29 minutes : 5,038

30 to 34 minutes : 14,011

35 to 39 minutes : 3,679

40 to 44 minutes : 4,369

45 to 59 minutes : 13,601

60 to 89 minutes : 11,427

90 or more minutes : 3,071


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Cherokee County, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 14,591  (34.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 3,774  (8.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 9,097  (21.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 167  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 9,209  (21.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 12,849  (39.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 4,698  (14.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 12,907  (39.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 61  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 345  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Cherokee County, Georgia

Employed: 99,786
Unemployed: 3,741



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Cherokee County, Georgia

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 1.8%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 3.4%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 27.8%
  • Other: 67%



Water Usage In Cherokee County, Georgia

Ground Water

 
Fresh 2.44 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.44 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 17.95 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 17.95 Mgal/d





There are 596 Farms In Cherokee County, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Cherokee County, Georgia

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 11 Branches


    Bank Assets: $15.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Regions Bank - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $825.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Suntrust Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Bank Of America, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Renasant Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $17.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 110

Hamilton State Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 27

Community & Southern Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 40

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $367.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Synovus Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $52.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 270

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Cherokee County, Georgia

  • Cobb County McCollum Field


    (about 15.1 miles in Kennesaw, Georgia; Airport Code: QMA)

  • Dobbins ARB


    (about 20.4 miles in Marietta, Georgia; Airport Code: MGE)

  • Dobbins ARB


    (about 20.4 miles in Marietta, Georgia; Airport Code: NCQ)

  • Dobbins AFB


    (about 20.5 miles in Marietta, Georgia; Airport Code: MGE)

  • Cartersville Airport


    (about 21.7 miles in Cartersville, Georgia; Airport Code: VPC)

  • Dekalb Peachtree


    (about 25.3 miles in Atlanta, Georgia; Airport Code: PDK)

  • Beaver Ruin


    (about 27.0 miles in Norcross, Georgia; Airport Code: JAO)

  • Fulton County Airport-Brown Field


    (about 29.8 miles in Atlanta, Georgia; Airport Code: FTY)

  • Perimeter Mall Helipad


    (about 30.9 miles in Atlanta, Georgia; Airport Code: JAJ)

  • Perimeter Mall


    (about 30.9 miles in Atlanta, Georgia; Airport Code: JAJ)

  • Gwinnett County - Briscoe Field


    (about 33.9 miles in Lawrenceville, Georgia; Airport Code: LZU)

  • Stone Mountain Airport


    (about 34.5 miles in Stone Mountain, Georgia; Airport Code: SMT)

  • Lee Gilmer Memorial


    (about 37.6 miles in Gainesville, Georgia; Airport Code: GVL)

  • Gainesville Municipal


    (about 37.7 miles in Gainesville, Georgia; Airport Code: GVL)

  • William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International


    (about 39.4 miles in Atlanta, Georgia; Airport Code: ATL)

  • Atlanta Municipal


    (about 39.4 miles in Atlanta, Georgia; Airport Code: ATL)

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International


    (about 39.4 miles in Atlanta, Georgia; Airport Code: ATL)

  • Richard B Russell


    (about 39.7 miles in Shannon, Georgia; Airport Code: RMG)

  • Dalton Municipal


    (about 41.7 miles in Dalton, Georgia; Airport Code: DNN)

  • Galleria


    (about 43.2 miles in Riverdale, Georgia; Airport Code: JGL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Cherokee County, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.17%

Carpooled

11.81%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.31%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.02%

Railroad

0.03%

Ferryboat

0.03%

Taxicab

0.02%

Motorcycle

0.12%

Bicycle

0.03%

Walked

0.60%

Other Means

0.99%

Worked At Home

4.88%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Cherokee County, Georgia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 37,931

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,786

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,676

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,065

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,638

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,714

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14,222

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,649


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 6,656

Householder 35 to 44 years : 12,464

Householder 45 to 54 years : 13,423

Householder 55 to 59 years : 4,912

Householder 60 to 64 years : 4,619

Householder 65 to 74 years : 4,200

Householder 75 years and over : 1,373

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 365

Householder 35 to 44 years : 986

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,839

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,135

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,395

Householder 65 to 74 years : 4,305

Householder 75 years and over : 2,795


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Less than 10.0 percent : 386

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,207

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 2,314

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 2,482

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,417

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,398

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,065

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,436

50.0 percent or more : 3,601

Not computed : 908


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Cherokee County, Georgia)

Built 2010 or later : $214,400

Built 2000 to 2009 : $230,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $202,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $155,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $121,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $157,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $149,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $138,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $143,800


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Cherokee County, Georgia: 76.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Cherokee County, Georgia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 2,792 2,792 $302,774,011
  Two Family 17 34 $2,270,000
  Three and Four Family 3 10 $525,000
  Five or More Family 24 544 $37,522,416
  Total

2,836 3,380 $343,091,427
2000        
  Single Family 2,882 2,882 $318,004,627
  Two Family 3 6 $422,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $315,000
  Five or More Family 34 885 $53,592,350
  Total

2,920 3,776 $372,333,977
2001        
  Single Family 2,769 2,769 $338,682,133
  Two Family 8 16 $1,680,000
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $2,100,000
  Five or More Family 35 806 $47,816,405
  Total

2,817 3,611 $390,278,538
2002        
  Single Family 3,199 3,199 $407,527,317
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 7 27 $2,198,000
  Five or More Family 22 569 $27,126,114
  Total

3,228 3,795 $436,851,431
2003        
  Single Family 3,456 3,456 $463,585,216
  Two Family 3 6 $395,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 12 356 $17,701,280
  Total

3,471 3,818 $481,681,496
2004        
  Single Family 3,835 3,835 $515,543,774
  Two Family 2 4 $262,804
  Three and Four Family 9 30 $2,018,169
  Five or More Family 10 238 $11,793,085
  Total

3,856 4,107 $529,617,832
2005        
  Single Family 4,101 4,101 $588,944,175
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $164,000
  Five or More Family 1 94 $7,199,318
  Total

4,103 4,198 $596,307,493
2006        
  Single Family 3,421 3,421 $509,828,637
  Two Family 12 24 $1,286,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 8 214 $14,317,274
  Total

3,441 3,659 $525,431,911


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Cherokee County, GA): $60,896
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Cherokee County): $138,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Cherokee County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 71.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 12.0%
Electricity: 15.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Cherokee County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 39.62%
  • Juvenile facilities : 3.34%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 22.26%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 28.17%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 6.61%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Cherokee County): $740
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Cherokee County): $822


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Cherokee County, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Cherokee County, Georgia

Community Home Health


     Address: 655 Molly Lane Suite 150, Woodstock, Georgia 30188
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/22/2002

Amedisys Northwest Home Health


     Address: 91 Sammy Mcghee Blvd, Suite 104, Jasper, Georgia 30143
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/29/1980

Asap Healthcare Network


     Address: 520 West Atlanta St, Marietta, Georgia 30060
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/30/1999

Camellia Home Health


     Address: 1339 Canton Road, Suite E, Marietta, Georgia 30066
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/16/2006

Wellstar Home Health


     Address: 805 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta, Georgia 30066
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/19/1992

Hospitals Close To Cherokee County, Georgia

Northside Hospital Cherokee


     Address: 201 Hospital Rd Po Box 906, Canton, Georgia 30114
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Inc


     Address: 1266 Highway 515 South, Jasper, Georgia 30143
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital


     Address: 677 Church Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Wellstar Cobb Hospital


     Address: 3950 Austell Rd, Austell, Georgia 30106
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Emory-adventist Hospital


     Address: 3949 South Cobb Drive, Smyrna, Georgia 30080
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Cherokee County, Georgia

Woodstock Nursing & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 105 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock, Georgia 30188
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 149
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation/canton


     Address: 150 Hospital Circle N.w., Canton, Georgia 30114
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Canton Nursing Center


     Address: 321 Hospital Road, Canton, Georgia 30114
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 94
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Grandview Health Care Center


     Address: 618 Gennett Drive, Jasper, Georgia 30143
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Heritage Healthcare Of Jasper


     Address: 1350 East Church Street, Jasper, Georgia 30143
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Cherokee County, Georgia

Name: TVA
Address: 1101 Market Street; Chattanooga, TN 37402
Distance: 75 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Cherokee County, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 14,485
    Disabled Workers: 2,800
    Widowers Workers: 1,945
    Spouses Workers: 1,005
    Children Workers: 1,805


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Cherokee County, Georgia


Charges


Solid Waste Management: $3,103,000
All Other: $6,722,000


Federal Intergovernmental


General Support: $26,000
Housing & Community Development: $698,000
All Other: $839,000


State Intergovernmental


Highways: $2,900,000
Public Welfare: $603,000
All Other: $899,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $521,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $9,963,000
Financial Administration: $3,784,000
Fire Protection: $14,079,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $11,169,000
Central Staff Services: $3,806,000
General Public Buildings: $980,000
Health Services - Other: $7,574,000
Regular Highways: $3,244,000
Housing & Community Development: $1,742,000
Libraries: $2,043,000
Natural Resources - Other: $178,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,768,000
Police Protection: $14,726,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $1,498,000
Welfare - Other: $1,414,000
Solid Waste Management: $519,000
General - Other: $4,887,000


Construction


Financial Administration: $1,609,000
Fire Protection: $2,302,000
Central Staff Services: $1,512,000
Regular Highways: $21,008,000
Police Protection: $118,000


Other Capital Outlay


Financial Administration: $1,157,000
Fire Protection: $2,581,000
Judicial: $9,000
Central Staff: $2,195,000
General Public Building: $8,000
Health - Other: $34,000
Regular Highways: $1,758,000
Housing & Community Development: $8,000
Police Protection: $1,069,000
Protective Inspection & Regulation, Nec: $33,000
Welfare - Other: $794,000
Solid Waste Management: $8,000
General - Other: $4,060,000


General


Interest On Debt: $1,222,000


Intergovernmental To State


Police Protection: $7,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Health: $325,000
General: $933,000


Tax


Property: $56,220,000
Total General Sales: $29,563,000
Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $770,000
Public Utilities: $1,331,000
Other Selective Sales: $5,580,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $1,021,000
Other License: $1,421,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $3,527,000
Interest Earnings: $2,510,000
Fines & Forfeits: $5,621,000
Rents: $129,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $40,631,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $38,654,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,400,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $29,400,000


(updated 2006)



Cherokee County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 20.12%
  • Bush & Cheney 79.04%
  • Other 0.85%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Cherokee County, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Cherokee County, GA

13.15 % of Cherokee County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $54,664

Georgia Average 10.98 %

0.14 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $17,172

Georgia Average 0.40 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Cherokee County, GA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Cobb County , GA 3.48 % ($52,570 AGI )
  • Fulton County , GA 1.71 % ($64,123 AGI )
  • Gwinnett County , GA 0.45 % ($47,653 AGI )
  • Forsyth County , GA 0.35 % ($61,750 AGI )
  • De Kalb County , GA 0.34 % ($52,493 AGI )
  • Bartow County , GA 0.31 % ($39,455 AGI )
  • Pickens County , GA 0.28 % ($36,461 AGI )
  • Paulding County , GA 0.22 % ($40,871 AGI )
  • Broward County , FL 0.15 % ($118,381 AGI )
  • Palm Beach County , FL 0.11 % ($55,718 AGI )

Relocation away from Cherokee County, GA

8.74 % of Cherokee County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $50,727

Georgia Average 9.55 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,808

Georgia Average 0.10 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Cherokee County, GA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Cobb County , GA 2.17 % ($45,137 AGI )
  • Fulton County , GA 0.88 % ($50,199 AGI )
  • Pickens County , GA 0.46 % ($36,589 AGI )
  • Bartow County , GA 0.42 % ($36,885 AGI )
  • Paulding County , GA 0.29 % ($45,395 AGI )
  • Forsyth County , GA 0.27 % ($76,472 AGI )
  • Gwinnett County , GA 0.23 % ($47,127 AGI )
  • De Kalb County , GA 0.19 % ($35,171 AGI )
  • Gilmer County , GA 0.09 % ($52,125 AGI )
  • Hall County , GA 0.08 % ($43,196 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Georgia

Low Bracket: $750 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $7,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Georgia

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Cherokee County, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Cherokee County, Georgia


On 04/11/1962, a tornado touched down 1.7 miles from the center of Cherokee County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/07/1984, a tornado touched down 2.85 miles from the center of Cherokee County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 04/03/2000, a tornado touched down 3.16 miles from the center of Cherokee County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from less than $50.

On 05/06/2003, a tornado touched down 4.28 miles from the center of Cherokee County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 03/21/1962, a tornado touched down 4.56 miles from the center of Cherokee County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.



Storms In Cherokee County, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/11/2005, 05:15 am 0 0 $2M --
06/28/2005, 02:00 am 0 0 $25K --
09/16/2004, 04:45 pm 0 2 $1M --
07/13/2003, 06:50 pm 0 0 $250K --
05/06/2003, 01:13 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/30/2001, 06:53 pm 0 0 $58K --
06/28/2001, 09:35 pm 0 0 $200K --
06/27/2001, 09:30 pm 0 0 $400K --
01/26/1996, 10:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
         
Hail        
06/11/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $200K --
04/03/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1M --
02/21/2005, 06:25 pm 0 0 $500K --
02/21/2005, 05:28 pm 0 0 $1M --
02/21/2005, 05:19 pm 0 0 $350K --
07/09/2001, 05:32 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/07/1998, 07:33 pm 0 0 $20K --
05/07/1998, 07:05 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/07/1998, 06:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/07/1998, 05:49 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/03/1998, 03:34 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/08/1998, 09:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
         
Lightning        
08/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $200K --
07/10/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $175K --
06/08/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $25K --
04/04/2007, 01:26 am 0 0 $50K --
08/28/2006, 04:05 pm 0 0 $50K --
08/15/2006, 03:36 pm 0 0 $175K --
08/10/2006, 03:51 pm 0 0 $41K --
08/02/2006, 06:04 pm 0 0 $175K --
06/24/2006, 08:10 pm 0 0 $35K --
06/23/2006, 06:00 pm 0 0 $150K --
05/25/2006, 03:36 pm 0 0 $100K --
01/13/2006, 02:10 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/28/2005, 04:00 pm 0 0 $250K --
06/27/2005, 08:11 pm 0 0 $250K --
07/06/2004, 04:15 pm 0 1 $400K --
07/12/2003, 11:01 pm 0 0 $25K --
08/15/2002, 07:40 pm 0 1 -- --
06/06/2001, 05:00 pm 0 0 $250K --
02/22/2001, 03:45 am 0 0 $300K --
09/01/2000, 05:00 am 0 0 $200K --
08/20/2000, 08:55 pm 0 6 $30K --
08/10/2000, 11:15 pm 0 0 $1M --
08/10/2000, 09:30 pm 0 1 -- --
05/03/1998, 04:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/03/1998, 10:00 am 0 0 $20K --
01/01/1907, 12:00 am 0 0 $60K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
09/14/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $3K --
08/17/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
07/01/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $40K --
01/05/2007, 11:54 am 0 0 $75K --
06/02/2006, 07:55 pm 0 0 $200K --
04/08/2006, 02:52 am 0 0 $1K --
04/08/2006, 02:47 am 0 0 $1K --
04/08/2006, 01:25 am 0 0 $3K --
07/27/2005, 08:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
02/21/2005, 06:25 pm 0 0 $3K --
01/13/2005, 03:20 pm 0 0 $3K --
12/09/2004, 11:05 pm 0 0 $5K --
11/24/2004, 10:10 am 0 0 $5K --
11/24/2004, 09:39 am 0 0 $1K --
07/14/2004, 12:30 am 0 0 $5K --
07/14/2004, 12:15 am 0 0 $8K --
07/14/2004, 12:13 am 0 0 $5K --
07/06/2004, 01:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
09/27/2003, 03:58 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/04/2003, 08:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/22/2003, 12:00 pm 0 0 $20K --
07/17/2003, 03:30 am 1 0 $15K --
07/16/2003, 05:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/13/2003, 07:45 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/13/2003, 06:09 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/12/2003, 11:00 pm 0 0 $75K --
07/04/2003, 05:30 pm 0 0 $40K --
06/16/2003, 11:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/17/2003, 05:20 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/06/2003, 11:45 am 0 0 $2K --
05/06/2003, 11:00 am 0 0 $5K --
07/23/2002, 05:28 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/22/2002, 06:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/20/2002, 02:00 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/05/2002, 06:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/05/2002, 06:35 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/04/2002, 05:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/13/2002, 02:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/01/2002, 03:21 am 0 1 $1M --
05/01/2002, 03:00 am 0 0 $12M $50K
04/28/2002, 07:02 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/09/2001, 05:32 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/03/2001, 03:35 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/04/2001, 07:30 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/24/2001, 04:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
02/16/2001, 06:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
08/24/2000, 03:57 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/20/2000, 07:10 pm 0 0 $45K --
07/20/2000, 07:02 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/12/2000, 01:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
05/25/2000, 04:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/21/2000, 03:25 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/20/2000, 04:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/16/2000, 10:00 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/29/1999, 04:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/29/1999, 03:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/17/1999, 02:08 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/30/1999, 01:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/24/1999, 07:57 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/03/1999, 04:18 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/02/1999, 04:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/13/1999, 06:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
02/27/1999, 10:55 pm 0 0 $10K --
02/27/1999, 10:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/15/1998, 11:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/04/1998, 01:55 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/07/1998, 07:40 pm 0 0 $25K --
05/07/1998, 06:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/07/1998, 05:58 pm 0 0 $20K --
04/16/1998, 11:30 pm 0 0 $50K --
03/31/1998, 11:30 pm 0 3 $600K --
07/27/1997, 07:30 pm 0 0 $4K --
03/29/1997, 12:30 am 0 1 $30K --
03/05/1997, 05:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
03/05/1997, 05:26 pm 0 0 $1K --
03/03/1997, 06:01 am 0 0 $1K --
01/24/1997, 11:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
01/05/1997, 03:30 am 0 0 $20K --
05/27/1996, 07:45 pm 0 0 $100K --
07/04/1995, 05:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/03/1995, 08:00 pm 0 0 $300 --
06/26/1995, 05:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/11/1995, 07:07 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/11/1995, 06:57 pm 0 0 $1K --
02/27/1995, 07:27 pm 0 0 $204K $10K
08/16/1994, 04:35 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/29/1994, 08:55 am 0 0 $500K --
         



Tornados In Cherokee County, Georgia

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2002-11-11 6 100 2 0 0 $2M --
  2002-11-11 12 100 2 0 0 $2M --
  2002-05-01 2 440 1 0 0 $3K --
  1997-04-22 1 50 -- 0 3 $100K $350K
  1994-06-29 2 50 -- 0 0 $50K --
  1993-02-21 1 50 1 0 1 $500K --
  1993-02-21 -- 30 -- 0 0 $500K --
  1985-04-05 5 100 2 0 0 $3M --
  1977-04-04 6 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1977-03-30 2 100 2 0 4 $250K --
  1977-03-30 11 400 2 0 0 $250K --
  1975-03-13 1 100 1 0 0 $25K --
  1974-04-03 15 150 4 0 15 $3M --
  1974-04-03 3 150 4 2 25 $3M --
  1973-03-16 2 300 2 0 5 $250K --
  1965-04-12 2 50 1 0 0 $3K --
  1965-04-06 8 37 1 0 0 $25K --
  1913-01-01 1 20 2 0 2 $25K --



Hurricanes And Storms In Cherokee County, Georgia

  • Tropical Depression: FRANCES - September 2004 - Wind Speed: 25 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: DANNY - July 1997 - Wind Speed: 20 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Cherokee County, Georgia directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Georgia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,958 11,744 14,257 15,293 16,391 18,811 20,371 21,559 23,147 24,870


(updated 2014)



Jails in Cherokee County, Georgia


  • Cherokee County Jail


    498 Chatin Drive, Canton, GA 30114
    Confined: 505


(updated 2006)



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