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Sharpsburg, Georgia

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Country
  
United States

County
  
Coweta

Area code(s)
  
770, 678

Elevation
  
282 m

Population
  
351 (2013)

State
  
Georgia

Time zone
  
Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

FIPS code
  
13-69980

Zip code
  
30277

Local time
  
Friday 4:35 PM

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Weather
  
23°C, Wind W at 18 km/h, 42% Humidity

Area
  
155 ha (153 ha Land / 1 ha Water)

Sharpsburg is a town in Coweta County, Georgia, United States. The population was 341 at the 2010 census.

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Map of Sharpsburg, GA, USA

Geography

Sharpsburg is located in eastern Coweta County at 33°20′22″N 84°39′1″W (33.339337, -84.650155). The town of Turin is immediately to the southeast. Georgia State Route 16 runs through the southern part of Sharpsburg, leading west 10 miles (16 km) to Newnan, the county seat, and southeast 7 miles (11 km) to Senoia. GA 54 leads northeast 5 miles (8 km) to Peachtree City.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Sharpsburg has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.66%, is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 316 people, 125 households, and 86 families residing in the town. The population density was 579.0 people per square mile (221.8/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 232.7 per square mile (89.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.94% White, 4.11% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.32% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.48% of the population.

There were 125 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 36.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $55,000, and the median income for a family was $68,750. Males had a median income of $41,932 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,169. None of the families and 2.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.

Education

Public education in Sharpsburg is operated by Coweta County School System, with schools including East Coweta High School.

Private schools in the town include Trinity Christian School.

Notable people

  • Keith Brooking, football player
  • Janet Dykman, Olympic archery champion
  • Allan Kayser, actor
  • Josh Andrew Koenig, actor
  • Rusty Stevens, actor
  • Lynn Westmoreland, politician
  • References

    Sharpsburg, Georgia Wikipedia


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