Butts County, Georgia

Butts County, Georgia

Infobox U.S. County
county = Butts County
state = Georgia


seallink =


map size = 225
founded = 1825
seat = Jackson
largest city = Jackson
area_total_sq_mi = 190
area_total_km2 = 492
area_land_sq_mi = 187
area_land_km2 = 483
area_water_sq_mi = 3
area_water_km2 = 9
area percentage = 1.79%
census estimate yr = 2006
pop = 23561
density_sq_mi = 105
density_km2 = 40
time zone = Eastern
UTC offset = -5
DST offset = -4
web = www.buttscounty.org

Butts County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on December 24, 1825. As of 2000, the population was 19,522. The 2007 Census Estimate showed a population of 23,759 http://www.census.gov/popest/counties/tables/CO-EST2007-01-13.xls] . The county seat is Jackson, GeorgiaGR|6, which is also the center of population of Georgia [http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cenpop/statecenters.txt Population and Population Centers by State: 2000] ] .

Butts County has one radio station: WJGA FM 92.1.

History

In 1825, the Georgia General Assembly named the County in honor of Captain Samuel Butts. [ [http://buttscounty.georgia.gov/03/home/0,2230,8637590,00.html;jsessionid=CC451C945BB81E23F3F198F23912EE95 Georgia.gov profile of Butts County] ] [http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2302 New Georgia Encyclopedia entry for Butts County, Georgia] ]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 190 square miles (492 km²), of which, 187 square miles (483 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (9 km²) of it (1.79%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

*Newton County (north)
*Jasper County (east)
*Monroe County (south)
*Lamar County (southwest)
*Spalding County (west)
*Henry County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 19,522 people, 6,455 households, and 4,867 families residing in the county. The population density was 105 people per square mile (40/km²). There were 7,380 housing units at an average density of 40 per square mile (15/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 69.22% White, 28.82% Black or African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 1.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,455 households out of which 34.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.00% were married couples living together, 13.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.60% were non-families. 20.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 33.00% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 10.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 114.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $39,879, and the median income for a family was $44,937. Males had a median income of $33,155 versus $21,869 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,016. About 8.60% of families and 11.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.00% of those under age 18 and 16.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

*Flovilla
*Jackson
*Jenkinsburg

Georgia Diagnostic And Classification Prison

In Georgia, the only legal method of execution has been lethal injection since the Georgia Supreme Court ruled electrocution cruel and unusual punishment in October 2001. The Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center is a maximum security prison opened in 1980 in Jackson. It is home to Georgia's death row and execution facility.

Notes

External links

* [http://www.buttscounty.org Butts County Board of Commissioners Official Site]


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