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McDonough is a city in Henry County, in the Atlanta metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Capt. James McDonough, War of 1812 hero

The latitude of McDonough is 33.447N. The longitude is -84.146W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,721.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$41,482
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our McDonough demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 110. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 10.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Geranium Festival - May 19, 2007
Dates often change. Check McDonough web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Brown House
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.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about McDonough demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henry 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 30252 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in McDonough was $19,029, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of McDonough residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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McDonough festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in McDonough, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $559.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $995.


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Libraries

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

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Media outlets

Newspapers in McDonough include McDonough Daily Herald

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Politics

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

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Restaurants

McDonough restaurants taking online reservations include The Seasons Bistro ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for McDonough workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in McDonough include Americas Best Value McDonough, Best Inn McDonough, Best Western, Comfort Inn McDonough, Country Hearth Inn McDonough, Country Inn and Suites, Days Inn, Econo Lodge McDonough, Hampton Inn McDonough, Holiday Inn ... More hotels.

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McDonough, GA

Pros: it is beautiful and quiet...

Cons: not enough night life

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