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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$41,162
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cartersville demographic reports
Cartersville is on the Etowah River.
Former and merged names include:
· Birmingham
The city was destroyed during the Civil War.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 90. The number of murders and homicides was 5. The violent crime rate was 5.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Etowah Valley Indian Festival - Oct. 13-14, 2007
  • RockFest - May 5, 2007
  • Cowboy Festival - Oct. 25-28, 2007
  • Duck Derby - May 19, 2007
  • Rose Lawn Arts Festival - Sept. 15-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cartersville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Red Top Mountain State Park
Historic sites and museums: Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site, Chieftains Trail, Noble Hill, Roselawn Museum, History Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Municipal address:
PO Box 1390
Cartersville, GA 30120

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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 30184 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

Education

23% of Cartersville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cartersville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,025.


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Libraries in Cartersville include Cartersville/Bartow County Library, Emmie Nelson Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cartersville include Cartersville Daily Tribune News

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

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Traffic

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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Hotels in Cartersville include Best Western, Days Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Cartersville, Howard Johnson Express Inn Cartersville, Knights Inn, Quality Inn, Red Carpet Inn Cartersville.

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