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Barnesville is a city in Lamar County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Gideon Barnes, a tavern keeper.
The latitude of Barnesville is 33.054N. The longitude is -84.155W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,890.
A 19th-century manufacturer of buggies, wagons and hearses.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Barnesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lamar County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30204 ZIP code.
5% of Barnesville residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barnesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barnesville was $15,423, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Barnesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Barnesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.
Libraries in Barnesville include Barnesville-Lamar County Library ... View libraries
Lamar County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barnesville political report.
The average commute time for Barnesville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Barnesville include Country Hearth Inn.
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