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Habersham County

Population in 2012: 4,172 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 

Males: 2,020  (48.4%)
Females: 2,152  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
Georgia median age:  40.0 years

Zip codes: 30531.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $28,785 (it was $31,111 in 2000)
Cornelia:

$28,785
Georgia:

$46,007
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $15,340

Cornelia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $116,982 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Cornelia:

$116,982
Georgia:

$147,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $146,547; Detached houses: $165,435; Mobile homes: $38,016

Median gross rent in 2011: $518.

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  • White alone - 2,171 (52.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,446 (34.8%)
  • Black alone - 233 (5.6%)
  • Asian alone - 172 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 98 (2.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cornelia: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (11.1%), United States (9.3%), German (8.2%), Irish (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Swedish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1500 feet

Land area: 3.43 square miles.

Population density: 1216 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cornelia:

  • High school or higher: 67.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cornelia city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

649 residents are foreign born (14.7% Latin America, 4.2% Asia).

This city:  15.6%
Georgia:  9.4%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Cornelia, Georgia as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cornelia to the number of sex offenders is 147 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,032 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $774 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (39.5 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (72.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (554.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Airy, GA (1.2 miles ), Baldwin, GA (1.4 miles ), Demorest, GA (1.9 miles ), Alto, GA (2.0 miles ), Raoul, GA (2.5 miles ), Clarkesville, GA (2.6 miles ), Mossy Creek, GA (3.1 miles ), Lula, GA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $90,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 83.53 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,445 (+82.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 460 (36.1%)

Area code: 706

Cornelia household income distribution Cornelia home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Cornelia by Year
Type 2002 2003 2006 2007 2010 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010443
per 100,000 0.026.50.0104.7107.470.9
Robberies 270130
per 100,000 52.1185.20.026.280.50.0
Assaults 413209511
per 100,000 104.1344.0513.9235.5134.2260.1
Burglaries 244716162813
per 100,000 624.81243.7411.1418.6751.7307.4
Thefts 187237176152148158
per 100,000 4868.56271.54522.13977.03973.23736.1
Auto thefts 112671153
per 100,000 286.4688.0179.9287.8134.270.9
Arson 00N/AN/A00
per 100,000 0.00.0N/AN/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.6) 268.7485.8294.9315.8324.1257.5

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Crime rate in Cornelia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.02
Georgia average:

2.77

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Cornelia, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +382 (+11.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Cornelia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Cornelia city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 171 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cornelia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.4 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 92.2 miles away from Cornelia center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Cornelia center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Habersham County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Hilliard A. Wilbanks - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient, Seth Delay - Professional wrestler.

Main business address for: HABERSHAM BANCORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), COMMUNITY BANKSHARES INC /GA/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Cornelia:

  • HABERSHAM COUNTY MEDICAL CTR (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; DEMOREST, GA)
  • STEPHENS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; TOCCOA, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Cornelia, GA

Airports located in Cornelia:

Amtrak station near Cornelia:

  • 13 miles: TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cornelia:

  • North Georgia College & State University (about 26 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • Gainesville State College (about 28 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • Athens Technical College (about 38 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • University of Georgia (about 41 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)
  • Clemson University (about 43 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 43 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 46 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cornelia:

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Notable locations in Cornelia: Chenochetah Fire Tower (A), Cornelia Fire Department (B), Habersham County Emergency Medical Services South (C), Cornelia Public Library (D), Cornelia City Hall (E), Cornelia Community House (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cornelia include: Shady Grove Baptist Church (A), Level Grove Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First Baptist Church of Cornelia (D), Cornelia United Methodist Church (E), Cornelia Christian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Level Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cornelia: Cornelia City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Bowa Trails Inc (Tours & Charters; 304 Myrl Dr).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Cornelia (2965 J Warren Road), Appletree Inn (Hwy 441 S), Comfort Inn (2965 J Warren Road), Cornelia-Days Inn (1477 Level Grove Rd), Hampton Inn Cornelia- GA (161 Market Corners Drive).

Court: Habersham County - Solicitor State Court (156 Level Grove Road).

 
Habersham 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
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AQI  PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average.
City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00248. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00248
U.S.:

0.06353

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

CORNELIA (Population served: 6130, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and SEP-11-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1999 and OCT-17-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JAN-18-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 39.5%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.0% for Black residents, 68.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 96.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cornelia, GA

53 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Cornelia 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 significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Cornelia (2011 data):

  • SCBT National Association: The Cornelia Branch, Community Bank And Trust Branch, Ingles Supermarket Branch Cornelia. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • CertusBank, National Association: Cornelia Courier at 920 Level Grove Road, branch established on 2007/08/13; Cornelia Branch at 920 Level Grove Road, branch established on 2006/04/05. Info updated 2011/05/23: Bank assets: $1,817.6 mil, Deposits: $1,457.3 mil, headquarters in Easley, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Certusholdings, Inc.
  • United Community Bank: New Community Branch at 1472 441 By-Pass, branch established on 2003/01/06; Habersham Branch at 255 North Main Street, branch established on 1989/06/22. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Cornelia Main Branch at 241 Larkin Street, branch established on 1909/12/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Rabun County Bank: Traditions Bank at 210 Cannon Bridge Rd, branch established on 1999/06/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.4 mil, Deposits: $198.3 mil, headquarters in Clayton, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancorp Of Georgia, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cornelia, Georgia:

  • Comfort Inn Cornelia, Rt #2 B9, Cornelia, GA 30531 , Phone: (706) 778-9273
  • Appletree Inn Cornelia, 809 South Main St, Cornelia, GA 30531 , Phone: (706) 778-7678
  • Hampton Inn , 161 Market Corners Dr, Cornelia, GA 30531 , Phone: (706) 778-0040, Fax: (706) 778-0041
  • Baymont Inn Cornelia , 1105 Hwy 441 Business, Cornelia, GA 30531 , Phone: (706) 778-3600, Fax: (706) 778-1299
  • Super 8 Cornelia , 2965 J Warren Rd, Cornelia, GA 30531 , Phone: (706) 778-9573, Fax: (706) 776-3329
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cornelia, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Cornelia travel time to work - commute


Cornelia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cornelia (based on Habersham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.54%
Here52.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents70.0%10.9%3.8%3.5%3.2%
Congregations50.0%14.5%8.1%1.6%3.2%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents2.4%2.1%2.0%0.6%1.6%
Congregations3.2%1.6%1.6%3.2%12.9%
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: 7
Habersham County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Habersham County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Habersham County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Habersham County:

25.9%
Georgia:

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

19.7%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,539$33,2340$0
Other Government Administration 12$27,075$27,0750$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$996
Police Protection - Officers 18$48,774$32,5160$0
Police - Other 3$5,608$22,4320$0
Firefighters 11$30,597$33,3791$239
Solid Waste Management 6$12,711$25,4220$0
Sewerage 8$20,477$30,7160$0
Parks and Recreation 10$22,663$27,1960$0
Water Supply 12$33,438$33,4380$0
Totals for Government 82$206,882$30,2752$1,235

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,213,000 ($530.44)
    Sewerage: $1,476,000 ($353.79)
    Police Protection: $956,000 ($229.15)
    Fire Protection: $438,000 ($104.99)
    Regular Highways: $348,000 ($83.41)
    Central Staff Services: $248,000 ($59.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $226,000 ($54.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($17.98)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($8.15)
    Housing & Community Development: $32,000 ($7.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($5.51)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($5.03)
    Corrections - Other: $14,000 ($3.36)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($1.92)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($1.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $32,000 ($7.67)
    Corrections: $14,000 ($3.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($9.83)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($6.47)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($4.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,025,000 ($485.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $271,000 ($64.96)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,507,000 ($361.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($28.52)
    All Other: $84,000 ($20.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($2.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $171,000 ($40.99)
    Property Sale Other: $125,000 ($29.96)
    Rents: $35,000 ($8.39)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($4.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,260,000 ($541.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($0.72)
  • Tax - Property: $1,136,000 ($272.29)
    Public Utilities: $346,000 ($82.93)
    NEC: $312,000 ($74.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $214,000 ($51.29)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $157,000 ($37.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,103,000 ($1702.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,834,000 ($1638.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $269,000 ($64.48)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,306,000 ($792.43)

8.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hall County, GA  0.95% ($35,992 average AGI)
from Banks County, GA  0.90% ($25,096)
from White County, GA  0.77% ($31,847)


6.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Banks County, GA  0.96% ($34,108 average AGI)
to Hall County, GA  0.92% ($32,845)
to White County, GA  0.76% ($33,189)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cornelia:

  • WCON (1450 AM; 1 kW; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHM (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRIAN ROTHELL)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cornelia:

  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cornelia:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Cornelia, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 140
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 235
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Cornelia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 43 meters (141ft)
Total costs: $532,000
Total average daily traffic: 76,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 327

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cornelia)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cornelia, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cornelia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cornelia)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Cornelia, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7973.8 years
James6669.3 years
John5973.1 years
Mary5476.3 years
Robert3871.5 years
Charles3671.6 years
George2274.7 years
Thomas2073.1 years
Willie1976.9 years
Bessie1985.1 years
Most common last names in Cornelia, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3872.9 years
Williams2768.8 years
Ferguson2676.0 years
Davis2676.3 years
Martin2075.9 years
Loudermilk1978.3 years
Allen1874.3 years
Barrett1878.0 years
Jones1868.6 years
Brown1665.6 years
Businesses in Cornelia, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx3Super 81
GNC2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value2
KFC1U-Haul3
Kmart1UPS3
Lane Furniture2Waffle House2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1

Cornelia on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John A. London (8)
  • David Wesley Stephens (7)
  • Patrick Scheib (3)
  • Patrick L. Scheib (3)
  • Brian M. Peek (3)
  • George Miles Gibby (1)
  • Michael Chipman (1)
  • William J. Thompson (1)
  • William Brooks Brown (1)
  • Jerry Stametz (1)

Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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