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Claxton is a city in Evans County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Kate Claxton, popular actress in the early 1900s.
The latitude of Claxton is 32.161N. The longitude is -81.904W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 184 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,394.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Claxton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Evans 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 30417 ZIP code.
4% of Claxton residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Claxton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Claxton was $12,742, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Claxton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Claxton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $706.
Libraries in Claxton include Evans County Library ... View libraries
Evans County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Claxton political report.
The average commute time for Claxton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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