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Great Falls is a town in Chester County, in the Chester metro area.
The community was named for its location on the Catawba River falls.
The latitude of Great Falls is 34.575N. The longitude is -80.902W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 489 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,122.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Great Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chester 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 29055 ZIP code.
5% of Great Falls residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Great Falls ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Great Falls was $13,266, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Great Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Great Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $533.
Libraries in Great Falls include Great Falls Branch Library ... View libraries
Chester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Great Falls political report.
The average commute time for Great Falls workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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