Harris County

Welcome to Harris County

A Luxurious Escape into Nature's Embrace



Indulge yourself in the tranquility of Harris County, Georgia. This alluring western gem, bordered by the placid Chattahoochee River, offers a serene retreat into an idyllic blend of farmland and rolling hills. With Hamilton as its heart, Harris County unfurls to the charming resort town of Pine Mountain, boasting the largest state park in Georgia, the Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park.

Originally created in 1827, Harris County pays homage to Charles Harris, an esteemed Georgia attorney. Its laid-back, pastoral appeal has made it an irresistible destination for those looking to swap city life for a suburban haven. Boasting an enviable status as one of Georgia's wealthiest counties, Harris County offers a life of rustic charm without compromising on luxury and comfort.

What to Love

  • Lower property taxes than Muscogee County
  • Highly desirable for ample land and top-rated schools
  • Larger home acreage available in certain areas
  • Proximity to Callaway Gardens and Lake Harding

Local Lifestyle

Nestled in the lush green expanse of Georgia, the Harris County lifestyle blends rustic charm with modern convenience. This expansive county presents you with an opportunity to live amidst nature, with homes that offer ample acreage, giving you the space to breathe. At the same time, you're never far from the excitement. The world-renowned Callaway Gardens and the beautiful Lake Harding are just around the corner, ensuring that leisure and adventure are always within reach.

Dining and Entertainment

The epicurean scene in Harris County is a delightful blend of comfort and sophistication. Pies and Thighs is a culinary sanctuary where the magic of fried chicken meets the allure of unique savory pies. A friendly ambiance and a relaxed vibe make this a cherished spot among locals.

Barbecue lovers are in for a treat at 13th Street BBQ. This place elevates the barbecue experience to an art form with its tender, flavor-packed meat and irresistible sauces. Friendly service and a selection of delightful sides further enhance the gastronomic journey.

Round off your gourmet adventure at Hunter's Pub Steakhouse, a place that radiates warmth, from its inviting atmosphere to its mouth-watering steaks and extensive menu. The attentive staff makes sure your dining experience is unforgettable.

Things to Do

Unleash your spirit of adventure at the Callaway Resort and Gardens. A place of exceptional beauty, this sprawling garden is a nature-lovers paradise. From exotic flora to beautiful butterflies, every corner of this garden celebrates nature's creativity.

For an immersive experience in nature's bounty, the FD Roosevelt State Park offers unadulterated access to Georgia's diverse wildlife and beautiful landscapes. Whether you're up for a hike or wish to simply sit back and enjoy the scenery, this state park will leave you enthralled.

Schools

  • Mulberry Creek Elementary
  • New Mountain Hill Elementary
  • Park Elementary
  • Pine Ridge Elementary
  • Creekside Intermediate School
  • Carver Middle School
  • Harris County High


Overview for Harris County, GA

6,166 people live in Harris County, where the median age is 44.3 and the average individual income is $28,815. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,166

Total Population

44.3 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$28,815

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Harris County, GA

Harris County has 2,354 households, with an average household size of 2.6. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Harris County do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,166 people call Harris County home. The population density is 53.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,166

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.3

Median Age

48.43 / 51.57%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,354

Total Households

2.6

Average Household Size

$28,815

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Harris County, GA

There's plenty to do around Harris County, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

11
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Martha Bakes, Bull’s Hibachi Pine Mountain, and EatZ On The Corner.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.16 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.87 miles 15 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.35 miles 253 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.78 miles 76 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.01 miles 107 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.28 miles 52 reviews 4.5/5 stars

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