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Lavonia is a city in Franklin County.

The community was named for Lavonia Jones, wife of railroad president John Henry Jones

The latitude of Lavonia is 34.435N. The longitude is -83.106W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,879.


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Median household income
Local
$24,286
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lavonia demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 32. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 17.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Spring Festival - May 5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lavonia web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Tugaloo State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lavonia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin 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 30553 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Lavonia residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lavonia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lavonia was $12,876, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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History

Historic districts in Lavonia include Jones Street Residential Historic District, Lavonia Commercial Historic District, Vickery Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lavonia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $642.


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Libraries in Lavonia include Lavonia-Carnegie Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Lavonia workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Lavonia include Best Western Regency Inn & Suites, Sleep Inn Lavonia, Super 8 Motel.

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