Located only 24 miles from Atlanta, Rockdale County is a great place for those who want to be close to the city without having to live in the hustle and bustle. Rockdale County was created on October 18, 1870, and is located near the center of Georgia. Named after Rockdale Baptist Church, Rockdale County is one of the fastest growing counties in Georgia. There are many great attractions and nature areas in Rockdale County. The current population is 87,754, including a veteran population of 6,602.
One of the best places to see the beautiful views of Rockdale County is Panola Mountain. The peak of Panola Mountain is 946 feet. The peak provides excellent views of the South River and the surrounding forest. Panola Mountain State Park features facilities for hikers and campers. The nature trails make Panola Mountain a favorite of local hikers in Rockdale County. Panola Mountain was made a National Natural Landmark in 1980.
The Georgia International Horse Park is located in Rockdale County. The 1996 Summer Olympics held several games at the Georgia International Horse Park, including equestrian, mountain biking, and parts of the pentathlon. Currently, the Horse Park is used as a venue for large events, including hosting large musical acts. Some of the largest festivals in Georgia are held at the Georgia International Horse Park.
There are many great areas for camping in Rockdale County. Get back to nature at one of these campsites, like the Salem Campground. At the Salem Campground, you can enjoy the excellent sights and take advantage of the many amenities offered. The Georgia Veterans Memorial Park is another great outdoor location to visit. Be sure to see the memorials honoring veterans from Georgia.
Many notable people live or have once lived in Rockdale County. Actors Jack McBrayer, Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, and Holly Hunter are all from Rockdale County. Several famous athletes, including Billy Buckner and Kevin Ware, are from Rockdale County. Other famous people from Rockdale include ESPN college football reporter, Jill Arrington, and the pop-punk band, Cartel.
Rockdale County offers many benefits to its veterans, active duty military members, and dependents. Property tax exemption eligibility is available to qualified disabled veterans. The median housing cost is $149,900, and the median household income is $52,579.
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Rockdale County Condo Search
Condo Name (ID): BELMONT VILLAGE (HC0652)
Address: PHASE 1 CONYERS GA 30012 ROCKDALE
Status: HUD Accepted
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 11/29/2007
Review Completion Date: 11/29/2007
Condo Name (ID): SILVER SUMMIT (VC0643)
Address: CONYERS GA 30094 ROCKDALE
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/19/2007
Review Completion Date: 07/05/2007
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Post 5290 Rockdale County Post
PO Box 62
Conyers, GA 30012
Phone: (770) 483-7443
Meeting Location & Time
1432 VFW Dr SW
Conyers, GA 30012-5238
10:00 am 2nd Saturday
Quartermaster: Vincent Przybyszewski
Commander: William Mitiu
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Rockdale County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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