Living in Barrow County GA

Samuel Martin
Samuel Martin
Published on September 3, 2020

Why live in Barrow County GA?

As a resident of Winder and Barrow County GA, I can genuinely say it is one of the most convenient, tucked away gems  in the east metro Atlanta area. Living in Barrow county GA puts you far enough away from the city to enjoy a slower pace but it is still convenient to everything – check it out…

  • Proximity to the Atlanta and Athens Barrow County GA offers a fantastic quality of  life while being 50 miles northeast of Atlanta or 24 miles to Athens and the University of Georgia. Winder is the county seat for Barrow County GA, Winder has experienced significant growth over the last 10 years.
  • Quick access to the highway system – Barrow County GA is situated in close proximity to I-85, GA 316, and US Hwy 78 is only a few minutes south. Living in Barrow County GA and working in Atlanta or Athens is no problem because you can be on a major thoroughfare quickly and there are multiple options for alternative routes if you hit a traffic snag.

Barrow County Demographics Information

“Among the nation’s Top 100 fastest growing counties, Barrow County’s population has increased by more than 75% since 2000 and has become a desirable community to live, work, and play.”

Barrow Economic Development

Government Resources in Barrow County GA

Barrow County’s Official Website

City of Auburn

City of Bethlehem

City of Statham

City of Winder

Business Resources for Barrow County GA

Auburn Downtown Development

Barrow County Chamber of Commerce

Barrow County Builder’s Association

Barrow Economic Development

Walton-Barrow Board of REALTORS®

Winder Downtown Development Authority

Things to Do in Barrow County GA:

Fort Yargo State Park Brochure Page 1
Page 1 of Fort Yargo State Park’s map and brochure
Fort Yargo State Park Brochure Page 2
Page 2 of Fort Yargo State Park’s map and brochure
Fort Yargo State Park Trail Map

Things to Do That Are Close to Barrow County:

Barrow County GA School System

Elementary Schools

Auburn Elementary School

Bethlehem Elementary School

Bramlett Elementary School

County Line Elementary School

Holsenbeck Elementary School

Kennedy Elementary School

Statham Elementary School

Yargo Elementary School

Winder Elementary School

Middle Schools

Bear Creek Middle School

Haymon-Morris Middle School

Russell Middle School

Westside Middle School

High Schools

Apalachee High School

Barrow Arts & Sciences Academy

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Winder-Barrow High School


Alternative Education Program

Arts and Innovation Magnet Program

Sims Academy of Innovation & Technology

Distances to Barrow County GA

(Click each city for a Google Map with directions from the City of Winder, Barrow County GA)

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