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Newnan is a city in Coweta County, in the Atlanta metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Gen. Daniel Newnan.

The latitude of Newnan is 33.380N. The longitude is -84.799W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 971 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,551.


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Median household income
Local
$36,142
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Newnan demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bullsboro
Newnan was once a major cotton-shipping center.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 68. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1990s TV show, "I'll Fly Away"
Well-known residents have included:
· Alan Jackson, singer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Coweta County Fair - Sept. 20-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Newnan web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Catalpa Plantation, Oak Grove Plantation and Gardens, Male Academy Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Newnan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Coweta 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 30265 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Newnan residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newnan ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newnan was $19,081, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

22% of Newnan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Newnan include Cole Town District, Greenville Street - LaGrange Street Historic District, Newnan Commercial Historic District, Northwest Newnan Residential Historic District, Platinum Point Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Newnan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $466.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,063.


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Libraries in Newnan include Newnan-Coweta Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Newnan include Newnan Times-Herald

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Newnan workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Newnan between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Newnan include Best Western, Comfort Inn Bullsboro, Hampton Inn Newnan, Holiday Inn Express, Jameson Inn Newnan, La Quinta Inn Newnan, Motel 6, Ramada Limited Newnan, Rodeway Inn, SpringHill Suites ... More hotels.

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