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Walhalla is a city in Oconee County, in the Seneca metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the mythical paradise of Valhalla.

The latitude of Walhalla is 34.764N. The longitude is -83.064W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,810.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$29,063
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Walhalla demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 24. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 19-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Walhalla web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Issaqueena Falls
Historic sites and museums: Oconee Station State Historic Site
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Walhalla demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oconee 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 29696 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Walhalla residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Walhalla ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Walhalla was $15,691, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Walhalla residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Walhalla, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $217.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $735.


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Libraries in Walhalla include Oconee County Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Walhalla workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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