Towns County, Georgia

Towns County: County in Georgia, United States

About

Towns County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,471 and a population density of 23 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,247 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hiawassee. The county was created 166 years ago in 1856.

Quick Facts about Towns County

Population : 12,247 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Area : 446 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.2%
Land as percent of area : 96.8%
Named for : George W. Towns
Altitude : 2,011 feet / 613 meters
Capital : Hiawassee
Establishment : March 03, 1856
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:41:02 (7th December 2022)
Density : 27 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 14.5% (2010-2020)
Towns County locator map
Location of Towns County on Georgia map.
Towns County Georgia Courthouse image
Towns County Georgia Courthouse
Towns County Georgia Courthouse image

Geography

Towns County is located at 34°54'60"N 83°44'14"W (34.9166500, -83.7372800). It has 5 neighbors: Habersham County, Rabun County, Union County, White County and Clay County.

Towns County map

Towns County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Young Harris 1,668 Human settlement in Towns County, Georgia, United States of America
Hiawassee 917 Human settlement in Towns County, Georgia, United States of America

Towns County has 5 neighbours.

  • Hiawassee

Demographics

The population of Towns County increased by 14.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,471 - census
2011 10,580 1.03% estimation process
2012 10,563 -0.16% estimation process
2013 10,787 2.08% estimation process
2014 11,084 2.68% estimation process
2015 11,212 1.14% estimation process
2016 11,419 1.81% estimation process
2017 11,553 1.16% estimation process
2018 11,866 2.64% estimation process
2019 12,037 1.42% estimation process
2020 12,247 1.71% estimation process

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People born in Towns County (1)

American politician Charles F. Jenkins was born in Towns County

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