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Lanett is a city in Chambers County, in the Valley metro area.

The community was named for mill owners Lafayette Lanier and Theodore Bennett

The latitude of Lanett is 32.868N. The longitude is -85.19W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,610.


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Median household income
Local
$26,197
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lanett demographic reports
Lanett is on the Chattahoochee River
Former and merged names include:
· Bluffton
One of the last Civil War battles east of the Mississippi occurred near here in 1865
Local festivals include:
  • Arts & Festival - June 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lanett web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Fort Tyler

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lanett demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chambers County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36863 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Lanett residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lanett ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lanett was $15,614, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Lanett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lanett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $242.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $652.


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Newspapers in Lanett include Valley Times-News

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Chambers County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lanett political report.

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The average commute time for Lanett workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Lanett include Days Inn Lanett.

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