Barrow County, Georgia

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Barrow County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 46,144. The 2007 Census Estimate placed the population at 67,139.[1] The county seat is Winder.[2]

This county is part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area.



The Georgia General Assembly approved a joint resolution on July 7, 1914, to place an amendment on the November 3, 1914, election ballot that proposed the creation of Barrow County. The approval of the amendment by Georgia voters officially created the new county. The land for the county came from parts of Jackson, Gwinnett and Walton Counties.

Barrow County is named after David Crenshaw Barrow Jr., alumnus, professor and chancellor of the University of Georgia.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 163 square miles (422.2 km2), of which 162 square miles (419.6 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.41%) is water.

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