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Vidalia is a city in Toombs County. (The community straddles Toombs and Montgomery counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Jose Vidal, Spanish army officer.
The latitude of Vidalia is 32.217N. The longitude is -82.413W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 299 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,625.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Vidalia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Toombs 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 30470 ZIP code.
4% of Vidalia residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vidalia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vidalia was $16,369, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Vidalia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Vidalia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $781.
Libraries in Vidalia include Ladson Genealogy Library, Vidalia-Toombs County Public Library ... View libraries
Toombs County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vidalia political report.
The average commute time for Vidalia workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Vidalia between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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