Spalding County is located in the west-central part of Georgia
and encompasses 201 square miles. Bordered by Clayton, Coweta,
Fayette, Henry, Butts, Lamar, Pike, and Meriwether counties,
Spalding County lies 40 miles south of downtown Atlanta and 55
miles northwest of Macon.
Spalding County is a part of the Atlanta Metropolitan
Statistical Area (MSA).
53 inches annual average
62° Fahrenheit annual average
45° F average winter
79° F average summer
Orchard Hill: 239
Spalding County: 58,417
Spalding County: 28,492
Per Capita Income:
Ten Motels (491 rooms)
Six Meeting Facilities (largest seats 1,550)
Two Bed & Breakfasts
Interstate Highway 75
U.S. Highway 19 & 41
GA Highway 16, 92, 155, 362
Norfolk Southern rail service at Griffin (local). Norfolk
Southern piggyback service at Atlanta (40) miles) and Macon
Nearest navigable river: Chattahoochee (9 foot channel depth).
Nearest Seaport: Savannah (232 miles) with a maintained
channel depth of 42 feet.
Nearest commercial air service: Atlanta Hartsfield
International Airport (40 miles) with 28 commercial airlines.
Nearest public airport: Griffin with a 3,300 foot bituminous
runway. Services and navigational aids.
As part of Georgia’s modern integrated electrical transmission
system, Griffin has an excellent ability to supply industrial
demands. Providers include the Municipal Electric Authority of
Georgia which supplies the City of Griffin; investor owned
Georgia Power Company; and Oglethorpe Power Corporation which
supplies the local electric membership corporation.
Available in industrial quantities on both a firm and an
Plant capacity: 12,000,000 gal/day Storage capacity: 2.0
million gal. city elevated and 1 million county elevated.
Also, 5.1 million finished water storage at treatment plants.
Plant capacity: 5,000,000 gal/day. Primary and secondary
Property taxes are determined by tax rates and
assessment ratios which vary by location.
Freeport Tax Exemption: One hundred percent (100%)
Freeport Exemption on inventory in all three classes.
Sales: The city and county have a 3% local sales tax in
addition to the 4% state sales tax.