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Calhoun is a city in Gordon County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Sen. John Calhoun.
The latitude of Calhoun is 34.502N. The longitude is -84.951W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,342.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Calhoun demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gordon 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 30701 ZIP code.
8% of Calhoun residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Calhoun ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Calhoun was $19,887, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Calhoun residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Calhoun, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $374. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $940.
Libraries in Calhoun include Calhoun-Gordon County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Calhoun include Calhoun Times
Gordon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Calhoun political report.
The average commute time for Calhoun workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Calhoun between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 6.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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