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Jasper is a city in Pickens County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Sgt. William Jasper, who died in the Revolutionary War.
The latitude of Jasper is 34.467N. The longitude is -84.429W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,463 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,381.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jasper demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pickens 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 30175 ZIP code.
9% of Jasper residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jasper ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jasper was $19,184, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Jasper residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Jasper, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $808.
Libraries in Jasper include Pickens County Library ... View libraries
Pickens County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jasper political report.
The average commute time for Jasper workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Jasper include Super 8.
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