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Golconda is a city in Pope County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Golconda is 37.367N. The longitude is -88.486W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 354 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 681.


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Median household income
Local
$19,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Golconda demographic reports
Golconda is on the Ohio River.
Once known as Lusk's Ferry
Local festivals include:
  • Deer Festival - Nov. 15-18, 2007
  • Fall Festival - Oct. 14, 2007
  • Shrimp Festival - Sept. 15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Golconda web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Dixon Springs State Park, Golconda Marina

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Ancestry & family history

29% of Golconda residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Golconda ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Golconda was $14,698, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Golconda residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Golconda include Golconda Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Golconda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $153.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $541.


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Libraries in Golconda include Golconda Public Library ... View libraries

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Pope County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Golconda political report.

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The average commute time for Golconda workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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