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Clarkesville is a city in Habersham County, in the Cornelia metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Gen. John C. Clark.
The latitude of Clarkesville is 34.612N. The longitude is -83.525W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,355 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,347.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clarkesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Habersham County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30523 ZIP code.
7% of Clarkesville residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clarkesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clarkesville was $20,265, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Clarkesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Clarkesville include South Washington Street Historic District, Washington-Jefferson Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Clarkesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $811.
Libraries in Clarkesville include Clarkesville-Habersham County Library ... View libraries
Habersham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clarkesville political report.
The average commute time for Clarkesville workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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