Haralson County

Haralson County on the Alabama border was drawn from Carroll and Polk counties in 1856. Again its founders sought a name commemorat­ing a military man, General Hugh A. Haralson of the Georgia Militia, a member of Congress and chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs during the Mexican War. The act authorizing the county entrusted judges of the inferior court with locating a site for public buildings. They chose the site of the present county seat and named it Buchanan for the last Democrat president before the Civil War, James Buchanan.

Contact Information

Address 155 Van Wert St, Buchanan GA 30113
Telephone 770.646.2002
Fax 770.646.2035
Website http://www.haralsoncountyga.gov

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Haralson 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 28979 (State Rank: 59)
Incorporated Millage Rage 11.02
Unincorporated Millage Rate 11.02
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 16.33
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 27.35
Total Unincorporated 27.35


County Officials