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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Porterdale is approximately 1429 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 528 (1990), 551 (2010).
The amount of land area in Porterdale is 2.615 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Porterdale to Washington DC is 544 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 34 miles. (as the crow flies)
Porterdale is positioned 33.57 degrees north of the equator and 83.89 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Porterdale Community Events

2000, October 28
Place - Porterdale - Downtown
Time: 9:00 am
Sponsored by: "Let's Sweep It Clean!"
"Let's Sweep It Clean!" is the name of a ten-year revitalization program developed by Kay Piper for the former mill village of Porterdale, her hometown. There are various elements included in this community improvement effort including the revitalization of the downtown area, development of a home maintenance assistance program for the City's financially-challenged elderly homeowners, establishment of a Literacy Chapter and an After School Program.

The "Old Fashioned Fall Festival" is the annual fund raiser and includes a huge parade, an Arts & Crafts Festival and Food Court, live on-stage entertainment, and a Tour of Homes of restored mill homes in this former model mill village designed as a planned urban development. Step back in time and stroll the sidewalks as you view turn-of-the-century homes and churches. See the 100 year old cotton mill situated on the Yellow River that is about to be converted to loft apartments/retail shops/restaurants.

For more information, contact Kay Piper at:

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