Walker County, Georgia

Walker County: County in Georgia, United States


Walker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 68,756 and a population density of 154 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 70,116 inhabitants. Its county seat is LaFayette. The county was created 190 years ago in 1833.

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

Quick Facts about Walker County

Population : 70,116 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Walker County, Walker County
Area : 447 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Capital : LaFayette
Establishment : December 12, 1833
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:46:09 (13th June 2024)
Density : 157 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.94% (2010-2020)
Walker County 'GA' Courthouse image
Walker County 'GA' Courthouse
Walker County 'GA' Courthouse image


Walker County is located at 34°44'8"N 85°18'4"W (34.7356600, -85.3009800). It has 7 neighbors: DeKalb County, Catoosa County, Chattooga County, Dade County, Gordon County, Whitfield County and Hamilton County.

Walker County map

The largest city of Walker County is LaFayette with a population of 7,508. Other cities include, Rossville population 3,996, Chickamauga population 3,234, Lookout Mountain population 1,568 and Walnut Grove population 1,367. See all Walker County cities & populated places.

Walker County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Walker County.

City Name Population Title
LaFayette 7,508 City in and the county seat of Walker County, Georgia
Rossville 3,996 City in Walker County, Georgia, USA
Chattanooga Valley 3,846 Census-designated place in Walker County, Georgia
Chickamauga 3,234 City in Walker County, Georgia, United States
Lookout Mountain 1,568 City in Walker County, Georgia, United States
Walnut Grove 1,367 Human settlement in Walton County, Georgia, United States of America

Walker County has 7 neighbours.


The population of Walker County increased by 1.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 68,756 - census
2011 68,801 0.07% estimation process
2012 68,452 -0.51% estimation process
2013 68,594 0.21% estimation process
2014 68,659 0.09% estimation process
2015 68,537 -0.18% estimation process
2016 68,455 -0.12% estimation process
2017 68,999 0.79% estimation process
2018 69,443 0.64% estimation process
2019 69,761 0.46% estimation process
2020 70,116 0.51% estimation process

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People born in Walker County (4)

People born in Walker County, including terrorist and politician J. B. Stoner, American-football player Lebron Shields, Catherine Evans Whitener, .


  • Bill Force (American baseball player) he was born in 17/07/1895

Other places with the same name (3)

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