Paulding County was created on December 3, 1832, by the Georgia General Assembly. Named after American Revolutionary War hero, John Paulding, Paulding County is located in northwestern Georgia. There are a large number of parks, museums, venues, and other attractions in Paulding County. Thanks to the many trails, rivers, and wildlife areas, the opportunity for outdoor activities in the county is amazing! Paulding County is also in proximity to Atlanta, which has all the big city amenities you need. The total population of Paulding County is 148,987, including a veteran population of 10,479.
The Tallapoosa River starts in Paulding County. The river is 265 miles long and flows into Alabama. For the residents of Paulding County, the Tallapoosa River provides great opportunities for inter tubing, swimming, boating, and much more! Many species of fish live in the river, which makes it a great location for fishers.
Hiking is one of the most popular activities in Paulding County. The Silver Comet Trail is around 20 miles long and cuts through some of the most beautiful scenery in Paulding County. Silver Comet is open to hikers, walkers, strollers, and even horseback riders. The trail is open all year from dawn to dusk.
History lovers are sure to enjoy the Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site. These mounds were once the homes of several thousand Native Americans. The historic site features six mounds, a plaza, a village site, borrow pits, and a ditch for defensive purposes. There is also a museum on the historic site which houses many exhibits containing Native American artifacts. Visitors to the museum are offered the opportunity to see how the Etowah Indian Tribe once lived. Another interesting historical site worth seeing is Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Site.
There are many great parks in Paulding County, including Taylor Farm Park. At Taylor Farm Park, there are four lighted tennis courts, two soccer fields, a recreation center, and a picnic pavilion. Taylor Creek also has an indoor gym and a playground. Other parks in Paulding County include Yorkville Park, Burnt Hickory Park, and Union Park. There is likely a great park a short drive from wherever you live in Paulding County.
Disabled veterans in Paulding County may be eligible for property tax exemption. There is an American Legion and several veteran therapists located near the county. The median housing cost is $135,500, and the median household income is $61,837.
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The closest VFW post is in Acworth, Ga.
Post 5408 Acworth & Kennesaw Post
4764 Cobb Parkway North NW
Acworth, GA 301014147
Phone: (770) 974-0958
Meeting Location & Time
4764 Cobb Parkway North
Acworth, GA 302101-414
10 AM 3rd Saturday
Quartermaster: Donald Henry
Commander: Lavern Johns
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Paulding County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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