Dawson County , Georgia

Dawson County: County in Georgia, United States

Dawson County locator map
Location of Dawson County on Georgia map.

About

Dawson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,330 and a population density of 40 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dawsonville. The county was created 164 years ago in 1856.

Dawson County Courthouse  Georgia image
Dawson County Courthouse Georgia
Dawson County Courthouse  Georgia image

Geography

Dawson County is located at 34°26'39"N 84°10'14"W (34.4443000, -84.1706400). It has 6 neighbors: Fannin County, Forsyth County, Gilmer County, Hall County, Lumpkin County and Pickens County.

Dawson County map

The largest city of Dawson County is Dawsonville with a population of 3,465. Other cities include and Lumpkin population 1,280. See all Dawson County cities & populated places.

Weather

Dawson County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more

Dawson County Quick Facts

Population : 27,113 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Dawson County, Dawes County, Dawson County, Dawson County
Twitter username : dawsoncogov
Area : 554 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.7%
Land as percent of area : 98.3%
Named for : William Crosby Dawson
Capital : Dawsonville
Establishment : January 01, 1857
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:29:26 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 49 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 17.64% (2010-2020)
Weather : 75℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Dawson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Dawsonville

Demographics

The population of Dawson County increased by 17.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,330 - census
2011 22,340 0.04% estimation process
2012 22,513 0.77% estimation process
2013 22,732 0.96% estimation process
2014 23,022 1.26% estimation process
2015 23,369 1.48% estimation process
2016 23,668 1.26% estimation process
2017 24,406 3.02% estimation process
2018 25,127 2.87% estimation process
2019 26,108 3.76% estimation process
2020 27,113 3.71% estimation process

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People born in Dawson County (1)

American gridiron football player (1894-1988) Dan Whelchel was born in Dawson County

Other places with the same name (4)

Dawson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dawson County.

City Name Population Title
Dawsonville 3,465 City in Dawson County, Georgia, USA
Lumpkin 1,280 City in and the county seat of Stewart County, Georgia, United States

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