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Rome is a city in Floyd County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the city in Italy.
The latitude of Rome is 34.256N. The longitude is -85.164W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 35,303.
The city supplied cannons to the Confederate troops until Sherman's army captured it in 1864.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rome demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Floyd 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 30165 ZIP code.
5% of Rome residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rome ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rome was $17,327, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Rome residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Rome include Between the Rivers Historic District, East Rome Historic District, Lower Avenue A Historic District, Mt. Aventine Historic District, Oakdene Place, South Broad Street Historic District, Upper Avenue A Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Rome, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $841.
Libraries in Rome include Rome-Floyd County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Rome include Rome News-Tribune
TV stations in Rome include WPXA.
Floyd County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rome political report.
The average commute time for Rome workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rome 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.
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