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Overview

Introduction to Newnan, Georgia

Newnan, Georgia, in Coweta county, is 34 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is in the Atlanta area.

Newnan History

Newnan was founded in 1828 as the county seat of Coweta County. It was named after General Daniel Newnan of North Carolina. It developed rapidly mainly due to its thriving cotton industry. The town was witness to the trial of a rich landowner, John Wallace, in 1948. Wallace was convicted of murder through the testimony of two African-Americans. The trail inspired a book as well as a television movie.

Newnan and nearby Attractions

  • Caswell House
  • Oak Grove Plantation and Gardens
  • Male Academy Museum
  • Newnan Country Club
  • Summergrove Country Club
  • Canongate on White Oak

Things To Do In Newnan

The Caswell House is one of the few museums in Georgia that focuses mainly on African American History. The Newnan Theatre Company produce around 10 shows throughout the year. The city also offers facilities for the enjoyment of recreational activities like baseball, tennis, softball, soccer, dancing, pottery, yoga and karate.

Newnan Transportation

William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International is the nearest major airport.

Newnan Higher Education

The State University of West Georgia, Clayton College and State University and Atlanta Technical College provide facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population35,642
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens10.2%
Employed Population 16+15,880
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.1%
Median Earnings25+$38,269
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,855
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,148

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,583
% Above Poverty Level79.6%
% Below Poverty Level20.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$940
Median House Value$178,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.9%
German8.6%
English6.6%
Irish6.5%
Scottish2.3%
Italian2%
French Except Basque1.9%
African1.2%
Welsh1%
Polish0.9%
Dutch0.7%
West Indian0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Moroccan0.5%
Arab0.5%
Greek0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Czech0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
British0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
South African0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Newnan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Coweta County
Standard Zip Codes30265, 30263
P.O. Box Zip Codes30264, 30271
Phone Area Codes678, 470, 770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.37
Approximate Longitude-84.78

Newnan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNEWNAN 4 NE
Distance4.9 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 73 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches
StationGREENVILLE
Distance24.3 miles
Jan Temp30 to 55 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 75 F
Annual Precip49.4 inches
StationEXPERIMENT
Distance30.9 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp49 to 75 F
Annual Precip50.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Grantville3,151$62,292
Moreland463$71,389
Peachtree City34,988$107,437
Sharpsburg574$100,568
Turin400$95,417

Newnan Public Libraries

Coweta County Public Library System
85 LITERARY LANE
Newnan, Georgia
(770) 683-2052

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Newnan Hospitals

Piedmont Newnan Hospital
(Non-profit)
745 Poplar Road
Southeastern Regional Medical Center
600 Parkway North

Newnan Public Schools

Ruth Hill Elementary School
57 Sunset Ln
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2895
Primary
Total Enrollment 468
Atkinson Elementary School
14 Nimmons St
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2835
Primary
Total Enrollment 463
Evans Middle School
1 Evans Dr
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2780
Middle
Total Enrollment 760
Arnco-sargent Elementary School
2449 Highway 16 W
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2830
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
Elm Street Elementary School
46 Elm St
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2865
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Northside Elementary School
720 Country Club Rd
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2890
Primary
Total Enrollment 399
Madras Middle School
240 Edgeworth Rd
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2744
Middle
Total Enrollment 1061
Smokey Road Middle School
965 Smokey Rd
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2840
Middle
Total Enrollment 783
Jefferson Parkway Elementary School
154 Millard Farmer Ind Blvd
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2771
Primary
Total Enrollment 523
8th Grade Campus
160 Martin Luther King Dr
ZIP: 30263
(678) 423-2000
Newnan High School
190 Lagrange St
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2880
High
Total Enrollment 2246
Western Elementary School
1730 Welcome Rd
ZIP: 30263
(770) 254-2790
Primary
Total Enrollment 403
Arbor Springs Elementary
4840 Highway 29 N
ZIP: 30265
(770) 463-5903
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Newnan Crossing Elementary School
1267 Lower Fayetteville Rd
ZIP: 30265
(770) 254-2872
Primary
Total Enrollment 902
Northgate High School
3220 Fischer Rd
ZIP: 30265
(770) 463-5585
High
Total Enrollment 1790
Brooks Elementary
35 Genesee Point
ZIP: 30265
(770) 683-0013
Primary
Total Enrollment 682
Welch Elementary School
240 Mary Freeman Rd
ZIP: 30265
(770) 254-2597
Primary
Total Enrollment 830
White Oak Elementary School
770 Lora Smith Rd
ZIP: 30265
(770) 254-2860
Primary
Total Enrollment 675
Arnall Middle School
700 Lora Smith Rd
ZIP: 30265
(770) 254-2765
Middle
Total Enrollment 909
Odyssey School
14 Saint John Cir
ZIP: 30265
(770) 251-6111
Primary
Total Enrollment 382

Newnan Private Schools

The Heritage School
2093 Highway 29 N
ZIP: 30263
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 416
Carolyn Barron Montessori School
195 Jackson St
ZIP: 30263
Elementary
Total Enrollment 80
First Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten
15 W Washington St
ZIP: 30263
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Newnan Christian School
1485 Highway 34 E Ste B2
ZIP: 30265
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 18
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