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Georgia Calhoun County Public Schools

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County Profile

Incorporated: February 20, 1854

Population: 6,320

Total Area: 280.2 Square miles

Cities and Towns

• Morgan (County Seat)

• Edison
• Leary


Calhoun County was created in 1854 from parts of Baker and Early counties. It was named for Senator John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, who had resigned as Vice President of the U.S. in 1832 so that he could return to the Senate to debate Daniel Webster on state rights.

The county courthouse has burned down twice in Calhoun County, once in 1888 and again in 1920.

One site on the National Register of Historic Places is the Arlington Methodist Church, built in 1908. It was designed by Columbus architect T. Firth Lockwood, Sr., using the Romanesque style of architecture.

Morgan, the county seat, was named for General Daniel Morgan, a Revolutionary War figure.

Agriculture dominates the economy, with more than 50% of the land designated prime farmland by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Calhoun County is home to several endangered plant and animal species including the Swamp Buckhorn, the Yellow Flytrap, the Hirst Panic Grass, and the Gopher Tortoise.

Calhoun County hosts many special events including the May Day Festival in Arlington, held the first Saturday in May and one of the oldest festivals in Georgia. In Edison, a Better Hometown City, the King Cotton Horse Show is held in May on Mother's Day weekend. Also, the Annual Harvest Festival in Morgan is held November around the courthouse square.

Calhoun County is one of 159 counties in Georgia. It has 280.2 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 22.5 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 4.3%. On the 2000 census form, 99.5% of the population reported only one race, with 60.6% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 3.0% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.55 persons compared to an average family size of 3.15 persons.

In 2008 health care and social assistance was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $27,287. Per capita income grew by 10.2% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

 

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 6,306 Covered Employment 1,507
   Growth (%) since 1990 25.8%    Average wage per job $24,687
Households (2000) 1,962 Manufacturing - % all jobs in County D
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 2,352    Average wage per job D
Unemployment Rate (2009) 10.9 Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County 1.0%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $23,305    Average wage per job $36,633
Median Household Income (2008) $29,435 Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County 17.4%
Poverty Rate (2008) 33.4    Average wage per job $27,287
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 65.5 Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County D
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 11.7    Average wage per job D

 

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1. CALHOUN County
Enrollment: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 18904 Morgan Rd, Arlington, GA 39813
Phone: (229) 725-4985
County: Calhoun County
Enrollment: 358
Grades: PK-5

2. CALHOUN County
Enrollment: MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P.O. Box 366, Edison, GA 39846
Phone: (229) 835-2435
County: Calhoun County
Enrollment: 299
Grades: 6-12


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