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Conyers is a city in Rockdale County, in the Atlanta metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Dr. John Conyers, who provided land for the train depot.

The latitude of Conyers is 33.667N. The longitude is -84.017W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,034.


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Median household income
Local
$35,789
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Conyers demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Conyers Station
· Rockdale
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 136. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 11.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2002 movie, "Sweet Home Alabama"
Well-known residents have included:
· Holly Hunter, actress
· Dakota Fanning, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Cherry Blossom Festival - March 24-25, 2007
  • Rockdale County Fair - Sept. 21-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Conyers web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Black Shoals Park, Johnson Park
Conyers attractions: Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Lewis Vaughn Botanical Gardens
Historic sites and museums: Old Jail Museum
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 1259
Conyers, GA 30012

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Conyers residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Conyers ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Conyers was $15,805, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Conyers residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Conyers include Conyers Commercial Historic District, Conyers Residential Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Conyers, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $605.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $880.


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Libraries in Conyers include Nancy Guinn Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Conyers include Rockdale Citizen

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Conyers workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Conyers between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Conyers include Comfort Inn Conyers, Days Inn, Hampton Inn Conyers, Hawthorn Conyers, Holiday Inn Conyers, Jameson Inn Conyers, La Quinta Motor Inn, Suburban Extended Stay of Conyers.

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