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Darien is a city in McIntosh County, in the Brunswick metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Fort Darien, colonial post.

The latitude of Darien is 31.37N. The longitude is -81.434W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,670.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$24,135
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Darien demographic reports
Darien is at the mouth of the Altamaha River.
Former and merged names include:
· Huspaw Town
· Darien City
· New Inverness
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Wildlife: Altamaha Waterfowl Management Area

Historic sites and museums: Ft. King George State Historic Site, Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Quotes:
Darien was a fishing village. A navy-blue tidewater river with white fringes slid under a low paved bridge in the center of town. Seagulls stood on telephone posts on Main Street.
-- Praying for Sheetrock
Melissa Fay Greene
Municipal address:
PO Box 452
Darien, GA 31305

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4% of Darien residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Darien ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Darien was $11,938, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Darien residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Darien include Vernon Square - Columbus Square Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Darien, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $310.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $673.


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Libraries in Darien include Ida Hilton Public Library ... View libraries

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

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

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Hotels in Darien include Comfort Inn Darien, Hampton Inn, Sailfish B&B.

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“ Darien was a fishing village. A navy-blue tidewater river with white fringes slid under a low paved bridge in the center of town. Seagulls stood on telephone posts on Main Street. ”
~ Praying for Sheetrock
Melissa Fay Greene

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