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Cartersville is a city in Bartow County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Col. Farish Carter, landowner.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Georgia named Cartersville. For links to other places called Cartersville, GA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cartersville is 34.165N. The longitude is -84.8W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 768 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,221.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cartersville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bartow County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30121 ZIP code.
7% of Cartersville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cartersville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cartersville was $19,977, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Cartersville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Cartersville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,025.
Libraries in Cartersville include Cartersville/Bartow County Library, Emmie Nelson Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cartersville include Cartersville Daily Tribune News
Bartow County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cartersville political report.
The average commute time for Cartersville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cartersville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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