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Tyrone is a town in Fayette County, in the Atlanta metro area.
The community was named for the county in Ireland.
The latitude of Tyrone is 33.471N. The longitude is -84.597W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,783.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tyrone demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fayette 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 30269 ZIP code.
9% of Tyrone residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tyrone ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tyrone was $26,463, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Tyrone residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tyrone, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $625. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,265.
Libraries in Tyrone include Tyrone Public Library ... View libraries
Fayette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tyrone political report.
The average commute time for Tyrone workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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