Warrenton, Georgia

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Warrenton, Georgia
City
Location in Warren County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°24′27″N 82°39′46″W / 33.40750°N 82.66278°W / 33.40750; -82.66278Coordinates: 33°24′27″N 82°39′46″W / 33.40750°N 82.66278°W / 33.40750; -82.66278
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyWarren
Area
 • Total1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Land1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation518 ft (158 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total2,013
 • Density1,059.5/sq mi (410.8/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code30828
Area code(s)706
FIPS code13-80592[1]
GNIS feature ID0333368[2]
 
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Warrenton, Georgia
City
Location in Warren County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°24′27″N 82°39′46″W / 33.40750°N 82.66278°W / 33.40750; -82.66278Coordinates: 33°24′27″N 82°39′46″W / 33.40750°N 82.66278°W / 33.40750; -82.66278
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyWarren
Area
 • Total1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Land1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation518 ft (158 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total2,013
 • Density1,059.5/sq mi (410.8/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code30828
Area code(s)706
FIPS code13-80592[1]
GNIS feature ID0333368[2]

Warrenton is a city in Warren County, Georgia, United States. The population was 2,013 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Warren County[3].

History[edit]

Warrenton was founded in 1797 as seat of Warren County (est. 1793). It was incorporated as a town in 1810 and as a city in 1908. The community was named for American Revolutionary War general Joseph Warren.[4]

Geography[edit]

Warrenton is located at 33°24′27″N 82°39′46″W / 33.40750°N 82.66278°W / 33.40750; -82.66278 (33.407596, -82.662914)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), of which, 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2) of it is land and 0.52% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,013 people, 816 households, and 527 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,056.9 people per square mile (409.1/km²). There were 909 housing units at an average density of 477.3 per square mile (184.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 29.41% White, 69.40% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 816 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.1% were married couples living together, 28.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 80.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $18,750, and the median income for a family was $25,898. Males had a median income of $26,818 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,778. About 30.7% of families and 36.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 55.0% of those under age 18 and 26.9% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Warren County School District[edit]

The Warren County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of one elementary school, a middle school, and a high school.[6] The district has 70 full-time teachers and over 894 students.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ Hellmann, Paul T. (May 13, 2013). "Historical Gazetteer of the United States". Routledge. p. 252. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ Georgia Board of Education, Retrieved June 29, 2010.
  7. ^ School Stats, Retrieved June 29, 2010.

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