Georgia, Vermont

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Georgia, Vermont
settlement_type = Town
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Vermont
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Franklin

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area_total_km2 = 117.0
area_land_km2 = 102.3
area_water_km2 = 14.7
area_total_sq_mi = 45.2
area_land_sq_mi = 39.5
area_water_sq_mi = 5.7

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 4375
population_density_km2 = 42.8
population_density_sq_mi = 110.8

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_m = 111
elevation_ft = 364
latd = 44 |latm = 42 |lats = 49 |latNS = N
longd = 73 |longm = 6 |longs = 38 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 05454, 05468, 05478
area_code = 802
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blank_info = 50-27700GR|2
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Georgia is a town in Franklin County, Vermont, United States. The population was 4,375 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 45.2 square miles (117.0 km²), of which, 39.5 square miles (102.3 km²) of it is land and 5.7 square miles (14.7 km²) of it (12.57%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 4,375 people, 1,484 households, and 1,231 families residing in the town. The population density was 110.8 people per square mile (42.8/km²). There were 1,654 housing units at an average density of 41.9/sq mi (16.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.31% White, 0.25% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 1,484 households out of which 46.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were couples living together and joined in either marriage or civil union, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.0% were non-families. 12.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $54,156, and the median income for a family was $59,712. Males had a median income of $37,294 versus $26,090 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,888. About 1.9% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

*Gardner Quincy Colton, scientist.
*Alvah Sabin (1793-1885) was a United States Representative from Vermont.
*George J. Stannard, farmer, teacher, and a Union general in the American Civil War.

Trivia

*Georgia was named after King George III, which was meant to sway the king in a land dispute over Vermont between New York and New Hampshire, both of which claimed to have the rights to the land.

References

External links

* [http://townofgeorgia.com/ Georgia Vermont Official Town Website]
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