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Buchanan is a city in Haralson County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for President James Buchanan.
The latitude of Buchanan is 33.802N. The longitude is -85.188W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,243 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 977.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Buchanan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Haralson 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 30176 ZIP code.
5% of Buchanan residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buchanan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buchanan was $11,821, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Buchanan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Buchanan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $277. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $709.
Haralson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buchanan political report.
The average commute time for Buchanan workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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