Euharlee, Georgia

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Euharlee is a city in Bartow County, Georgia, United States. The population was 3,208 at the 2000 census. The city's explosive growth is evident as of the 2005 census the city's population rose to 3,859, and for 2006 estimates, Euharlee showed a population of 4,059. [1]

Euharlee, Georgia is a bedroom community of Cartersville which is located 9 miles to the west, but they are connected through Euharlee Road, and by a chain of subdivisions and homes. It is next to Plant Bowen, which has the largest generating capacity of any coal-fired power plant in the United States.

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Geography

Euharlee is located at 34°8′50″N 84°56′11″W / 34.14722°N 84.93639°W / 34.14722; -84.93639 (34.147174, -84.936445)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.3 km²), of which, 4.6 square miles (12.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (2.33%) is water.

The name Euharlee is derived from a Native American word meaning "she laughs as she runs."[4] Euharlee is home to Georgia's oldest covered bridge.

Tn Euharlee Covered Bridge.jpg

2007 estimates show the population will rise to 4,121 residents. A large increase from the 1,600 residents at the 1995 census. The population has more than doubled in 10 years... in direct expansion of Cartersville.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,208 people, 1,004 households, and 863 families residing in the city. The population density was 694.6 people per square mile (268.1/km²). There were 1,057 housing units at an average density of 228.8/sq mi (88.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.31% White, 7.64% African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 1.12% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.71% of the population.

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