Buchanan, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 1,146 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.8%
 
Males: 591  (51.6%)
Females: 555  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30113, 30176.

Buchanan Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,297 (it was $23,269 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$23,297
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,426 (it was $11,821 in 2000)

Buchanan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,173 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$99,173
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $121,915; Detached houses: $113,996; Mobile homes: $201,900

Median gross rent in 2012: $394.

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  • White alone - 960 (87.0%)
  • Black alone - 88 (8.0%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)

Races in Buchanan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Buchanan: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (36.7%), English (8.4%), Irish (8.4%), German (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1258 feet

Land area: 1.47 square miles.

Population density: 778 people per square mile   (low).

Buchanan,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Buchanan:

  • High school or higher: 56.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buchanan city:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 7.9%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

24 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Buchanan, Georgia as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Buchanan to the number of sex offenders is 46 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $866 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $885 (0.9%)

Buchanan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (38.4 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (45.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (572.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bremen, GA (2.5 miles ), Waco, GA (2.6 miles ), Tallapoosa, GA (2.7 miles ), Temple, GA (3.2 miles ), Mount Zion, GA (3.4 miles ), Yorkville, GA (3.6 miles ), Fruithurst, AL (3.9 miles ), Cedartown, GA (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $125,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 85.18 W

Area codes: 770, 678

Buchanan household income distribution Buchanan home values distribution

Crime rates in Buchanan by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00010000003
per 100,000 0.00.00.097.20.00.00.00.00.00.0270.3
Robberies 01000000001
per 100,000 0.0101.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.090.1
Assaults 013411622710
per 100,000 0.0101.6302.1388.795.199.0521.7189.8203.7625.6900.9
Burglaries 57191413121782046
per 100,000 518.7711.41913.41360.51236.91188.11478.3759.02036.7357.5540.5
Thefts 1133506742332839473162
per 100,000 1141.13353.75035.26511.23996.23267.32434.83700.24786.22770.35585.6
Auto thefts 404102313323
per 100,000 414.90.0402.8971.8190.3297.087.0284.6305.5178.7270.3
Arson N/A0N/A0N/AN/AN/AN/A000
per 100,000 N/A0.0N/A0.0N/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 119.9244.4445.5613.0292.2268.0324.9272.6415.5286.5735.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Buchanan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.31
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -56 (-5.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Buchanan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Buchanan, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Buchanan-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Buchanan city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 24.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buchanan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from Buchanan center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 154.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 154.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from Buchanan center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Haralson County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buchanan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Buchanan:

  • COUNTRYSIDE HEALTH CENTER (233 CARROLLTON STREET)
  • SOUTHERN TRADITIONS (144 DEPOT STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Buchanan:

  • HIGGINS GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BREMEN, GA)
  • HARALSON CO NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BREMEN, GA)
  • HARALSON NSG AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BREMEN, GA)
  • CARROLL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CARROLLTON NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • BAGWELL NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CEDAR SPRINGS HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CEDARTOWN, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buchanan:

  • West Georgia Technical College (about 8 miles; Waco, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,768)
  • University of West Georgia (about 17 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 26 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 30 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 34 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Berry College (about 34 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 38 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)

Public elementary/middle schools in Buchanan:

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Notable locations in Buchanan: Haralson County Fire Department Station 1 (A), Haralson County Courthouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Buchanan include: Buchanan United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Buchanan (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Buchanan City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Haralson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.8. This is about average.

City:

70.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.219. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.219
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.74
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00198. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00198
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buchanan and their reported violations in the past:

BUCHANAN (Population served: 1,326, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.0%
(30.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Black residents, 63.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
99 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
63 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
58 people in nursing homes in 2000

Buchanan compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Buchanan (2011 data):

  • Community & Southern Bank: Buchanan Branch at 3559 Business 27, branch established on 1909/03/04. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Buchanan travel time to work - commute Buchanan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buchanan city (based on Haralson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.48%
Here: 51.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNew Hope Baptist AssociationChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of Christ
Adherents69.7%11.6%4.6%4.1%3.7%
Congregations47.3%14.5%9.1%5.5%5.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.7%0.6%0.4%
Congregations5.5%1.8%1.8%3.6%5.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Haralson County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Haralson County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Haralson County:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Haralson County:

26.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,829$33,9480$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,946$47,3525$1,020
Judicial and Legal 1$2,634$31,6080$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$23,406$31,2080$0
Streets and Highways 3$10,382$41,5280$0
Sewerage 1$3,119$37,4281$442
Totals for Government 16$46,316$34,7376$1,462

Buchanan government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $321,000 ($280.10)
    Water Utilities: $211,000 ($184.12)
    Central Staff Services: $196,000 ($171.03)
    Sewerage: $141,000 ($123.04)
    Health Services - Other: $130,000 ($113.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($74.17)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($45.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($13.96)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($6.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($54.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $132,000 ($115.18)
    Water Utilities: $54,000 ($47.12)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($31.41)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($29.67)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($6.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $353,000 ($308.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($10.47)

Buchanan government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $122,000 ($106.46)
    Sewerage: $97,000 ($84.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($3.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $114,000 ($99.48)
    All Other: $76,000 ($66.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $97,000 ($84.64)
    General Revenue, NEC: $54,000 ($47.12)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($6.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $146,000 ($127.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $55,000 ($47.99)
  • Tax - Property: $186,000 ($162.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $59,000 ($51.48)
    Public Utilities: $49,000 ($42.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $34,000 ($29.67)
    NEC: $30,000 ($26.18)

Buchanan government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $243,000 ($212.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $231,000 ($201.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($10.47)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $24,000 ($20.94)

Buchanan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $59,000 ($51.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $158,000 ($137.87)

7.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Carroll County, GA  2.86% ($26,764 average AGI)
from Polk County, GA  0.47% ($40,929)
from Cleburne County, AL  0.37% ($22,424)


8.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carroll County, GA  2.89% ($25,970 average AGI)
to Paulding County, GA  0.55% ($21,360)
to Douglas County, GA  0.41% ($32,324)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buchanan:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGMI (1440 AM; 3 kW; BREMEN, GA; Owner: GARNER MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buchanan:

  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUWG (90.7 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Buchanan:

  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • W27AA (Channel 27; DRAKETOWN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W49AD (Channel 49; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Buchanan, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 155
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Buchanan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $381,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,770
Total average daily truck traffic: 208

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buchanan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Buchanan, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Hwy 27 & Buchanan By Pass (Lat: 33.792028 Lon: -85.183000), Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WNEX732
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.793 MHz, 928.793 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2009, Expiration Date: 08/15/2019
    Registrant: Carroll Emc, 155 N. Hwy 113, Carrollton, GA 30117, Phone: (770) 832-3552, Fax: (770) 832-0240, Email:
  • BUCHANAN II, 19 Allred Road (Lat: 33.806889 Lon: -85.166583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.4 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WPTU229
    Assigned Frequencies: 6362.79 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Buchanan, Lat: 33.888611 Lon: -85.078333, Call Sign: WPXD758
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/2003, Expiration Date: 03/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012, Certifier: Billy R Hall Jr.
    Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • BUCHANAN, 6 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 33.833139 Lon: -85.116889), Overall height: 75.9 m, Call Sign: KIN39
    Assigned Frequencies: 3770.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz... (+14 more)
    Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998
    Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • BUCHANAN, 6.9 Mi N Of (Lat: 33.901389 Lon: -85.183611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 99.9 m, Call Sign: WLC556, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty
    Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buchanan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 513S , Serial Number: 29220, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 07/03/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Micah T Garrett, 343 Susie Pope Rd, Buchanan, GA 30113

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 208
  • Hazardous Condition: 81
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Buchanan

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buchanan, GA
Most common first names in Buchanan, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6970.7 years
William4974.9 years
Mary3976.5 years
John3673.2 years
Robert1871.8 years
Charles1867.7 years
George1673.3 years
Willie1571.1 years
Joseph1368.9 years
Annie1381.4 years
Most common last names in Buchanan, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3271.7 years
Williams3074.4 years
Brown2376.3 years
Sanders1979.8 years
Wood1876.1 years
Weaver1879.1 years
Rowell1573.8 years
Morris1571.1 years
Cook1577.1 years
Summerville1476.5 years

Businesses in Buchanan, GA

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1

Buchanan on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents"
  • #34 (30113) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belizean first ancestries"
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