Elbert County

Elbert County was sliced from Wilkes County in 1790. It and the coun­ty seat of Elberton are named for General Samuel Elbert who com­manded Continental forces in Georgia during the Revolution and later served as governor. Nancy Morgan Hart of Revolutionary War fame lived in Elbert County when she turned the tables on Tory soldiers who invaded her home.

Contact Information

Address 45 Forest Avenue, Elberton GA 30635
Telephone 706.283.2000
Fax 706.283.1818
Website http://www.elbertco.net/

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Elbert County Census Data from U.S. Census
Other Data Sets County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Georgia Encyclopedia County Page from The New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wages & Salaries Local Government Wage and Salary Survey from DCA
Labor Market Georgia Labor Market Explorer & Analysis
Sales Tax Sales and Property Tax Rates from DOR
Hotel/Motel Tax Hotel/Motel Tax Report from DCA

Statistics and Rates

2008 Population 20494 (State Rank: 88)
Incorporated Millage Rage 10.496
Unincorporated Millage Rate 9.716
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 15.95
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 26.446
Total Unincorporated 25.666

 

County Officials