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Welcome to Floyd County ...

Time Zone: Floyd County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Rome is the Seat for Floyd County.

Floyd County was founded in 1832 and was created by taking area from Cherokee County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Floyd had a population of 98,325 people. This is an increase of 2.08% since the last Census (which gave a population of 96,317 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Floyd represented 0.99% of the total population of Georgia.

Below are some of the communities located in Floyd County:

  • Byrd
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    • Estimated population in 2019: 500 people
  • Cave Spring
  • Central Grove ‑ Historic
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    • Estimated population in 2019: 377 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Chatillon
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    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,290 people
  • Chiaha ‑ Historic
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    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chiaha have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Robealou Acres
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    • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robealou Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Rome
  • Summerville Park
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    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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Websites of Interest ...

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

 

 

 

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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023