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

The community of Buchanan is the Seat for Haralson County.

Haralson County was founded in 1856. Haralson was created by taking area from Carroll and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Haralson had a population of 28,890 people. This is an increase of 12.46% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,690 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Haralson represented 0.31% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 59th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201028,780+12.03%-0.38% since 2009
200928,890+12.46%+0.14% since 2008
200828,849+12.3%+0.49% since 2007
200025,690The Last Census

More information can be found on the Haralson County Census Page for Haralson County.


Below are some of the communities located in Haralson County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Haralson County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Tallapoosa   3,0872,78910.68% increase  
Buchanan   1,0079417.01% increase  
Waco   5044697.46% increase  

Websites for Haralson County

Official Website:   www.haralsoncountyga.org/

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<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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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