Dawson Information

Dawson Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Dawson, GA

General Dawson Information

State: Georgia

County: Terrell County

Close cities: Smithville, GA, Albany, GA, Leesburg, GA, Bronwood, GA, Sasser, GA, Leary, GA, Shellman, GA, Parrott, GA

Dawson Population (census data)
Total 4,603 (-7.2% since 2000)
Male 2,091 (45.4%)
Female 2,512 (54.6%)

Population Density: 1,250 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.6 (US Avg is 100)

Dawson Elevation: 355 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.68 square miles

Median Household Income: $27,218

Zip Codes: 39842.

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Dawson Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (77.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (4.7%)
  • English (4.7%)
  • Irish (3.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.6%)
  • German (1.1%)

Local Dawson Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves,
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Orlando Magic
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: Georgia Institute of Technology, Mercer University, Georgia State University

Dawson School Information

Middle Schools
New Terrell Middle High School (201 Greenwave Boulevard, Dawson, GA, 39842 - Terrell County District)
Elementary Schools
Carver Elementary School (761 First Avenue, SE, Dawson, GA, 39842 - Terrell County District)
Other/Private Schools
Cooper Primary School (1051 Augusta Street, Dawson, GA, 39842 - Terrell County District)

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