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The Cities and communities of Coweta County, Georgia *



Arnco Mills

Corinth (portion)

East Newnan

Grantville

Haralson

Madras, Moreland

Newnan (County Seat)

Raymond, Roscoe

Sargent, Senoia , Sharpsburg

Turin

Welcome

Yates

*This list of cities may not be complete. The list may contain towns, cities, villages, boroughs, neighborhoods, townships, ghost towns and other populated places.

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Information & Facts about Coweta County, Georgia

Government

Coweta County
22 East Broad Street
Newnan, Georgia 30263

The Coweta County Commission consists of five commissioners elected by districts. A county administrator oversees operations, and several offices operate under the direction of elected constitutional officers, such as the sheriff and judges.

Population:

1930 - 25,127
1940 - 26,972
1950 - 27,786
1960 - 28,893
1970 - 32,310
1980 - 39,268
1990 - 53,853
1998 - 85,028
2000 -- 89,215
2001 (estimate) - 94,571

Population per square mile - 201.6

Location:

Coweta County is located 38 miles southwest of Atlanta on Interstate 85

Climate:

The city and county enjoy a moderate climate.
Average Annual rainfall: 52.95 inches.
Average Temperature: 46.03 degrees F. in Winter and 76.1 degrees in Summer

Other Facts & Figures:

Average housing price $145,470 (2000)

History:

The first inhabitants of the area were the Coweta Indians. Their land was ceded through the Treaty of Indian Springs on 5 March 1825. The county was created on 11 December 1826. The first county seat was Bullsboro in 1826. A few years later, a new site was chosen for the county seat. Land was purchased and a portion set aside for the county courthouse. The rest was divided and sold to the public in lots. The town was named for General Daniel Newnan, a prominent politician and Indian fighter.

Geography:

Total land area: 442.62 square miles
Total water area: 3.36 square miles


Genealogy:

No information at this time


Libraries:

Newnan-Coweta Public Library

25 Hospital Road
Newnan, GA 30263
Phone: 770-253-3625
TDD: 770-502-1917

Schools:

Coweta County Schools

P.O.Box 280
Newnan, Georgia 30264

Economy:

Organizations & Groups:

Newnan/Coweta County Historical Society

C/O Male Academy Museum
30 Temple Avenue
Newnan, Ga. 30263
Voice: 770-251-0207
Fax: 770-683-0208


Newnan/Coweta County Chamber of Commerce
23 Bullsboro Drive
P.O. Box 1103
Newnan, Georgia  30264
Phone:   770-253-2270
Fax:  770-253-2271


The Coweta County Welcome Center
100 Walt Sanders Memorial Drive, just one mile east of exit 47 on Interstate 85.
Take Georgia Highway 34 East to Walt Sanders Memorial Drive.

The Center is open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Toll-free: 1-800-8-COWETA 

Attractions & Other Information:

Newnan, the county seat, has many antebellum and Victorian homes. Several areas have been set aside as historic districts on the National Register of Historic Places.

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