Elberton, Georgia

Elberton is a city in Elbert County, Georgia in northeastern Georgia, and it’s also the County Seat of Elbert County. The population of Elberton is 4,653 people, and the mayor is Larry Guest. The city offices are located on Elbert Street.

City of Elberton
203 Elbert St
Elberton, GA 30635

Larry Guest, Mayor

In the year 2016, there were 2 rapes and 1 murder in Elberton. There were 2 reported robberies and 46 reported assaults. There were also 61 reported burglaries, 204 reported thefts, and 10 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 600.9, which is much higher than the United States national crime index of 278.0. There were 46 registered sex offenders living in Elberton, as of June 2018.

Elberton, Georgia – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 326 reported crimes in Elberton, which gave the city a crime rate of 7,356 per 100,000 persons. This is much higher than the Georgia State crime rate of 3,402 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime is the most common crime in Elberton.

The Elberton Police Department is located on Elbert Street, and the Chief of Police is Mark Welsh.

Elberton Police Department
209 Elbert St
Elberton, GA 30635

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is located on Elberton, and the sheriff is Melvin T. Andrews. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include patrol, administration, criminal investigations, court services, and the detention center. The Elbert County Detention is at a location separate from the sheriff’s office.

Elbert County Sheriff’s Office
47 Forest Avenue
Elberton, GA 30635

Elbert County Detention
26 W. Church Street
Elberton, GA 30635

Elberton, Georgia – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk is Cindy Churney. It’s the City Clerk’s responsibility to ensure that accurate records are kept for the city.

Cindy Churney, City Clerk
203 Elbert St
Elberton, GA 30635

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