Hall County (Georgia)

The Hall County is a county located in the state of Georgia in the United States. Administrative office ( County Seat) is Gainesville, which was named after General Edmund P. Gaines.


The County is located in northern Georgia. It is in the northeast about 50 miles from South Carolina, and away to the north about 60 miles from North Carolina. It has an area of 1112 square kilometers, of which 92 square kilometers of water surface are bordered clockwise to the following counties: Habersham County, Banks County, Jackson County, Barrow County, Gwinnett County, Forsyth County, Dawson County, Lumpkin County and White County.


Hall County was formed as the 44th County of Georgia from Indian Country on 15 December 1818. It was named after Lyman Hall, one of the three signatories of the Declaration of Independence of Georgia and later governor of Georgia. The first power plant was built in 1899 and 1899 Gainesville was the first city in the south of America, which had an electric street lights.

On the Lake Lanier a part of the Olympic Games was held in 1996.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000 2010

According to the census of 2000, there were 139 277 people in Hall County. Of these, 2,297 people lived in collective centers, the other inhabitants living in 47 381 households and 36 009 families. The population density was 137 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was from 80.75 percent White, 7.27 percent African American, 0.34 percent Native American, 1.35 percent Asian, 0.17 percent Pacific Islander residents from the and 8.75 percent from other races, together; 1.36 percent were descended from two or more races. 19.56 percent of the total population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 47 381 households out of which 37.1 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 60.2 percent were married couples living together, 10.8 percent were single mothers and 24.0 percent were non-families. 19.2 percent of all households and 6.7 percent of households had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.26 persons.

26.9 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 10.8 percent between 18 to 24, 32.3 percent between 25 and 44, 20.6 percent between 45 and 64, and 9.4 percent were 65 years or older. The average age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were statistically 103.6 males to 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household was $ 44,908, and the median income for a family $ 50,100. Males had a median income of $ 31,769, women $ 24,550. The per capita income was $ 19,690. 8.5 percent of families and 12.4 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Places in Hall County

  • Bellton
  • Belmont
  • Blackshear Place
  • Braselton
  • Brookton
  • Buford
  • Candler
  • Chestnut Mountain
  • Chicopee
  • Clermont
  • Flowery Branch
  • Gainesville
  • Gainesville Mills
  • Gillsville
  • Glades
  • Klondike
  • Lakeshore Estates
  • Lula
  • Morningside Hills
  • Murrayville
  • New Holland
  • Oakwood
  • Price
  • Rest Haven
  • Roberts Crossroads
  • Spout Spring Crossroads
  • Spring View Acres
  • Sugar Hill
  • Sunset Heights
  • Tanner Mill
  • West Side
  • White Sulphur