Our Community

Historic Walton County is located between Atlanta and Athens, home of the University of Georgia.   Walton County has been home to seven of Georgia’s governors.  Walton County is experiencing rapid growth of 4.87%.  The population in 2000 was 60,687 and is projected to be 107,374 by 2011.  The number of households in Walton County is expected to increase from the 2000 Census of 21,307 to 37,639.   The average household income is to grow to $82,146 by 2011.  (Environmental Systems Research Institute, 2006 U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2000-2004).   Walton County is a classic, Southern community with many historic homes and farmland still around that is experiencing the sprawl from Atlanta and Athens.   

The Walton County Public School System serves approximately 12,000 students in grades K-12. Fourteen schools are located in the district. These include eight elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, The Walton Career Academy, and a Performance Learning Center. In addition, many private school options are available including George Walton Academy (Monroe), Loganville Christian Academy, Faith Academy, Prince Avenue Christian School, and Covenant Christian Academy,

Many recreation opportunities are also available in Walton County including numerous golf courses, ball fields, parks, and water activities.   Walton County has a very active sports and recreation department that is adding new facilities annually.

Numerous cultural opportunities are available in Walton County including local theater, concerts, art exhibitions, and an active downtown community.   Visits to Athens or Atlanta for shows are also possible due to the close proximity of Walton County.