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Floyd County, Georgia



Contact Information

Mailing Address   P.O. Box 946, Rome, GA 30162-0946
Telephone   706.291.5110
Fax   706.291.5248
Google Map   Launch Google Satellite Map

County Data

Snapshot    County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census    Floyd County County Census Data from U.S. Census
Other Data Sets    County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Georgia Encyclopedia    County Page from The New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wage & Salaries    Local Government Wage and Salary Survey from DCA
Labor Market    Georgia Labor Market Explorer & Analysis
Sales Tax    Sales and Property Tax Rates from DOR
Hotel/Motel Tax    Hotel/Motel Tax Report from DCA

Statistics and Rates

2008 Population   95980 (State Rank: 24)
Incorporated Millage Rate   8,767
Unincorporated Millage Rate   8,767
County Bond   0
School Maintenance/Operations   18,588
School Bond   0
Total Incorporated   27,355
Total Unincorporated   27,355

County Name and Origin

Floyd County was carved out of Cherokee County in 1832 and named for General John Floyd, Indian fighter. Territory for Chattooga and Gordon counties were later taken from Floyd. The county seat, Rome, is built on the ancient site of Chiaha which Hernando DeSoto had noted in his travels. It is at the confluence of the Etowah and Oostanaula rivers which form the Coosa River.

County Officials

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