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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Tyrone is approximately 3,800 (1998), 6879 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 968 (1990), 2358 (2010).
The amount of land area in Tyrone is 23.989 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.276 sq kilometers.
The distance from Tyrone to Washington DC is 579 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 22 miles. (as the crow flies)
Tyrone is positioned 33.46 degrees north of the equator and 84.59 degrees west of the prime meridian.


about 25 miles south of Atlanta.
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History & History Related Items

The original inhabitants of the area were the Creek Indians. Irish farmers came in the late 1800's. Some of the familes still work the land today. Tyrone was named by the railroad builders who came in 1907. The workers were mainly Scotch and Irish who thought the land reminded them of their home area around County Tyrone in Ireland. The town was incorporated on 18 August 1911.
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The settling of Tyrone

late 1800's

The founding of Tyrone


The incorporation of Tyrone

18 August 1911


Founder's Day - 1999 is the 23rd annual celebration
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Tyrone City Government

Town of Tyrone
Phone: 770-487-4038

The government of Tyrone consists of a Mayor and four town councilmembers. Each member and the mayor serve two year terms.

Tyrone Libraries

Tyrone Public Library
881 Senoia Road
Tyrone, GA 30290
Telephone: 770-487-1565
FAX: 770-487-1091
Email: Tyrone


The population of Tyrone was:
1990 - 2,724
1998 - 3,800

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