Towns County, Georgia
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|Named for||George W. Towns|
|Largest city||Young Harris|
|• Total||172 sq mi (450 km2)|
|• Land||167 sq mi (430 km2)|
|• Water||5.4 sq mi (14 km2) 3.2%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||63/sq mi (24/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Towns County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,471. Its county seat is Hiawassee. The county was created on March 6, 1856.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on March 1, 2016. Retrieved June 26, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 230. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.