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County Profile

Incorporated: December 10, 1807

Population: 15,457

Total Area: 349.7 Square miles

Cities and Towns

• Madison (County Seat)

• Bostwick
• Buckhead
• Rutledge

Morgan County was created in 1807 from a portion of Baldwin County. Georgia's 32nd county is named for Revolutionary War General Daniel Morgan who defeated the British at Cowpens.

The Madison Collegiate Institute was founded in 1849 by Baptists. It was later renamed the Georgia Female College. The Methodist Female College was also founded in Madison. These two schools were among the first women's colleges in the United States. Both were destroyed by fire and ceased operation.

Madison has some of the finest antebellum homes in the state.

Hard Labor Creek State Park, right outside of Rutledge, that offers swimming, hiking, fishing and equestrian facilities featuring over twenty miles of riding trails. The park also offers an 18-hole golf course, that is the most challenging and scenic in the state for both public and private courses.

Morgan County African-American Museum is instrumental in preserving African-American heritage and promoting awareness of the contributions the African-American has made to the culture of the South.

Among the notable people who hail from Morgan County are William Tappan Thompson, a journalist and author who founded and edited Thr Savannah Morning News , and Lancelot Johnson, who first developed the process of pressing oil out of cottonseed.

Throughout the year there are a number of annual events taking place in the county including the Madison in May Tour of Homes, Madison Arts Festival and the City of Bostwick Annual Cotton Gin Festival.

Morgan County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 349.6 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 53.7 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 56.1%. On the 2000 census form, 99.1% of the population reported only one race, with 28.5% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.6% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.75 persons compared to an average family size of 3.15 persons.

In 2008 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $38,101. Per capita income grew by 10.3% 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) 18,761 Covered Employment 6,314
   Growth (%) since 1990 45.6%    Average wage per job $29,029
Households (2000) 5,558 Manufacturing - % all jobs in County 15.2%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 9,298    Average wage per job $38,101
Unemployment Rate (2009) 9.6 Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County 0.6%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $34,086    Average wage per job $40,047
Median Household Income (2008) $46,853 Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County 4.7%
Poverty Rate (2008) 13.5    Average wage per job $23,300
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 74.0 Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County 2.8%
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 18.7    Average wage per job $42,553

 

 

1. MORGAN County
Enrollment: CROSSROADS
Address: 1551 Bethany Road, Madison, GA 30650
Phone: (706) 342-5041
County: Morgan County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

2. MORGAN County
Enrollment: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1640 Old Buckhead Road, Madison, GA 30650
Phone: (706) 342-5039
County: Morgan County
Enrollment: 781 3-5

3. MORGAN County
Enrollment: HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1231 College Dr, Madison, GA 30650
Phone: (706) 342-2336
County: Morgan County
Enrollment: 1,022
Grades: 9-12

4. MORGAN County
Enrollment: MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 920 Pearl St, Madison, GA 30650
Phone: (706) 342-0556
County: Morgan County
Enrollment: 758
Grades: 6-8

5. MORGAN County
Enrollment: PRIMARY SCHOOL
Address: 993 East Ave, Madison, GA 30650
Phone: (706) 342-3475
County: Morgan County
Enrollment: 746
Grades: PK-2


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