Morganton, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 318 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 
Males: 139  (43.9%)
Females: 179  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30560.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,450 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Morganton:

$37,450
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,587 (it was $19,897 in 2000)

Morganton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,756 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Morganton:

$110,756
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,119.

March 2019 cost of living index in Morganton: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.8%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Morganton, GA (2010)
    • 29998.7%White alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Other race alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Morganton, Georgia as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morganton is 15 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (30.2%), English (13.4%), German (9.9%), Irish (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1807 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 373 people per square mile   (very low).

Morganton, Georgia map

7 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).

This town:

2.4%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $762 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $402 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (58.4 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (77.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (516.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mineral Bluff, GA (2.0 miles ),
Blue Ridge, GA (2.1 miles ),
Epworth, GA (3.1 miles ),
McCaysville, GA (3.2 miles ),
Cherry Log, GA (3.3 miles),
Copperhill, TN (3.3 miles ),
Ivylog, GA (3.4 miles ),
Higdon-Mobile, GA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.88 N, Longitude: 84.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in Morganton, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Morganton, GA in 2017
Morganton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+1.7%).
Most common industries in Morganton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (22.0%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (42.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.8%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.8%)
  • Health care (23.6%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Morganton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction laborers (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (17.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.7%)
  • Carpenters (6.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (11.1%)
  • Registered nurses (9.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)

Average climate in Morganton, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Morganton, Georgia average temperatures Morganton, Georgia average precipitation Morganton, Georgia humidity Morganton, Georgia wind speed Morganton, Georgia snowfall Morganton, Georgia sunshine Morganton, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Morganton-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Morganton town center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 25.0 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morganton-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 83.0 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 65.8 miles away from Morganton center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 122.0 miles away from Morganton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.8 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 200.1 miles away from Morganton center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 319.2 miles away from Morganton 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 Fannin County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morganton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Morganton:

  • UNITED HOSPICE, INC BLUE RIDGE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF BLUE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BLUE RIDGE, GA)
  • APPALACHIAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BLAIRSVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morganton:

  • University of North Georgia (about 29 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,445)
  • Lee University (about 41 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 43 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Dalton State College (about 44 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Piedmont College (about 46 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Brenau University (about 47 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 48 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Private high school in Morganton:

  • MOUNTAIN AREA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 155, Location: 14090 OLD HIGHWAY 76, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Morganton:

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Church in Morganton: Morganton Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Fannin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.3%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Morganton:

Marital status in Morganton, GA
  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Morganton:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Morganton, GA (based on Fannin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,47749
Mainline Protestant9127
Catholic5411
Other61
None8,746-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Fannin County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Fannin County:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Fannin County:

12.00 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fannin County:

25.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fannin County:

13.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Morganton:

50.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.1%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Morganton:

20.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Morganton:

11.3%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Morganton:

35.8%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Morganton:

56.8%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morganton, GA Residents
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
Water Supply 1$2,507$30,0842$3,770
Other Government Administration 1$2,899$34,7880$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$5,406$32,4362$3,770

Morganton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($301.89)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($220.13)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($47.17)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($18.87)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($12.58)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($6.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($15.72)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($9.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $78,000 ($245.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($6.29)

Morganton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $113,000 ($355.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($518.87)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($50.31)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($9.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($3.14)

Morganton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000 ($44.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000 ($28.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($15.72)

Morganton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $440,000 ($1383.65)

8.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Gilmer County, GA  0.66% ($36,518 average AGI)
from Polk County, TN  0.48% ($25,780)
from Cobb County, GA  0.39% ($159,212)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Gilmer County, GA  0.58% ($33,298 average AGI)
to Union County, GA  0.43% ($28,143)
to Polk County, TN  0.40% ($22,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morganton:

  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKRK (1320 AM; 5 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: RADFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morganton:

  • WPPL (103.9 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: FANNIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W250AJ (97.9 FM; COPPERHILL, TN; Owner: JOHN REYNOLDS)
  • W203BA (88.5 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morganton:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • Morganton, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count11313
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17522
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3056
  • Fatalities12457
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1637
See more detailed statistics of Morganton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.2mTotal length
  • $4,158,000Total costs
  • 11,670Total average daily traffic
  • 159Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,505Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Morganton, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Morganton, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Morganton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • FANNIN BASE, 10990 Morganton Hwy. (Lat: 34.885083 Lon: -84.258944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KIL813,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, 159.277 MHz, 151.115 MHz, 151.100 MHz, 158.925 MHz, 159.255 MHz, 159.270 MHz, 159.330 MHz, 151.242 MHz, 151.272 MHz... (+19 more), Grant Date: 08/28/2012, Expiration Date: 11/17/2022, Registrant: Gta Gfc Fannin Base, Macon, GA 31202-0819, Phone: (478) 751-3500, Email:
  • Lat: 34.880833 Lon: -84.251111, Call Sign: WQMJ585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Joyce R Waters, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • MOB, Lat: 34.925028 Lon: -84.229028, Call Sign: WQXZ723,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 452.037 MHz, 452.287 MHz, 452.887 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2016, Expiration Date: 07/25/2026, Certifier: Laura Mayo, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:
  • MORGANTON, GA, 1227 Loving Road (Lat: 34.887917 Lon: -84.225361), Call Sign: WQZY771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.150 MHz, 461.975 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2017, Expiration Date: 09/11/2027, Certifier: David Patty, Registrant: Buytwowayradios.Com, 528 S. Cherry Rd., Rock Hill, SC 29732, Phone: (803) 818-2228, Fax: (803) 985-8775, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • AT03GI245, 2166 Wright Mill Rd (#23635) (Lat: 34.891722 Lon: -84.194167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 92.1 m, Overall height: 93.6 m, Call Sign: WQQY862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • RATTLER, 64 Daves Rd (Lat: 34.841972 Lon: -84.186528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQTZ524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2014, Expiration Date: 05/13/2024, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • MGT MORGANTO, 275 Turning Lay Creek Road (Lat: 34.885667 Lon: -84.136028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 92.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQUG748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2014, Expiration Date: 07/02/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • 9AT1223A, 155 Fain Street (At1223) (Lat: 34.883861 Lon: -84.249917), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQWP448,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 10/19/2015, Expiration Date: 10/19/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • 9AT2257A, 14750 Old Hwy. 76 (9at2257a) (Lat: 34.881472 Lon: -84.153222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQWP467,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 10/19/2015, Expiration Date: 10/19/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morganton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7CCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4220E , Serial Number: 7AC-7150, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Lloyd Thompson, 1926 Daves Rd, Morganton, GA 30560
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6808W , Serial Number: 28-20944, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Steven F Morris, 288 South Rd, Morganton, GA 30560
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7620B , Serial Number: 7BCM-384, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Lloyd Thompson, 1926 Daves Rd, Morganton, GA 30560
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE CORP PC 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL-99 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 582PC , Serial Number: A166POW, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 211 Hawksclaw Rd, Morganton, GA 30560
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/09/2019

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fires - 33 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2005. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Morganton, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.1%), and Structure Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Morganton, GA
    • 16049.1%Outside Fires
    • 10532.2%Structure Fires
    • 4614.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 154.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morganton, GA
Most common first names in Morganton, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2573.2 years
James1976.2 years
John1980.7 years
Robert1473.5 years
George1374.2 years
Mary1283.4 years
Thomas1176.9 years
Ruth1078.7 years
Ruby1081.9 years
Bessie980.1 years
Most common last names in Morganton, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davenport2078.0 years
Thomas1880.0 years
Turner1680.7 years
Smith1679.2 years
Jones1472.1 years
Long1271.0 years
Daves1284.8 years
Allen1175.4 years
Hunter1184.2 years
Wright1070.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morganton, GA
  • 70.1%Electricity
  • 20.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morganton, GA
  • 72.2%Electricity
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%No fuel used


Morganton compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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