Haralson County was named for former Georgia congressman, Hugh A. Haralson. The county was officially created on January 26, 1856. The county is home to several parks, schools, and libraries. Haralson County offers many resources for people of all ages. There is also a thriving school system and a higher education center. Rich in history, Haralson County is the home of many historical sites and memorial areas. The current population of Haralson County is 28,641, including a veteran population of 1,916.
With several parks and recreation centers scattered along the county, Haralson is great place for outdoor activities. There are many sports teams available to join for children of all ages; this includes baseball, basketball, football, and more. The Buchanan-Haralson County Public Library is stocked with educational DVD’s, books, and computers. The library is also the home of the Haralson County Historical Society.
Avid history lovers will feel right at home in Haralson County. The Buchanan Courthouse, which stands in the middle of the county, was built in 1892 and is a Nationally Registered Historic Place. Tours are available for the Courthouse, and it is always free! Little Creek Schoolhouse is a one-room school house that was completely restored. The schoolhouse was built around 1870.
Haralson County has several memorial parks, dedicated those who have served the country. The Helton-Howland Memorial Park contains authentic military vehicles and equipment. The park is also a great place for camping and picnics. Another memorial park in Haralson County is Veteran’s Memorial and Medal of Honor Park. The park features the Wall of Tears, the Medal of Honor Fountain and the League-Lowe Memorial. Other great locations to visit include the Budapest Cemetery and the Dub Denham Canoe Trail.
Those who are looking for a quiet lifestyle within a friendly community will love living in Haralson County. The median housing cost is around $106,800, and the median household income is $39,993. Veterans with disabilities may be eligible for property tax exemption.
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Post 7402 Kermit Chambers Post
PO Box 157
5760 Hwy 120 S
Buchanan, GA 30113-0157
Phone: (404) 938-3523
Meeting Location & Time
5760 Hwy 120
Buchanan, GA 30113
7:00 PM 2nd Thursday
Quartermaster: Kevin Hammond
Commander: Gina Rhoden
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Haralson County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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