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Villa Rica is a city in Carroll County, in the Atlanta metro area. (The community straddles Carroll and Douglas counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
Name derives from Spanish for "village of gold."
The latitude of Villa Rica is 33.731N. The longitude is -84.919W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,138 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,087.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Villa Rica demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carroll 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 30134 ZIP code.
6% of Villa Rica residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Villa Rica ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Villa Rica was $14,310, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Villa Rica residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Villa Rica, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $350. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $772.
Libraries in Villa Rica include Villa Rica Public Library ... View libraries
Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Villa Rica political report.
The average commute time for Villa Rica workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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