Hogansville, Georgia Information

Known best for its annual Hummingbird Festival in October, Hogansville lies in Troup County, Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,060 and the city has a total area of 6.7 square miles, almost all of which is land. Hogansville is located along Interstate 85, which runs northeast to southwest through the city, leading northeast 50 miles to Atlanta and southwest 98 miles to Montgomery, Alabama. The period after World War II and through the Korean War brought great prosperity to the town of Hogansville. It was the commercial center for northern Troup County, Heard, and Meriwether Counties and southern Coweta County. Main Street was abuzz with activity and the sidewalks were choked with shoppers every Saturday. In 1937, the Royal Theater was built by Mr. O.C. Lam. His brother, Mr. C.O. Lam was superintendent of schools at the time. This theater, an excellent example of Art Deco style was the center of social life in Hogansville for decades. With the coming of the mass use of automobiles in the 1950s, dark clouds were gathering for Hogansville. The car allowed people to travel farther and farther to larger stores and the local merchants suffered. The 1960s brought social upheaval to Hogansville along with the rest of the country. When faced with the choice of integrating or closing their schools, those in favor of maintaining schools prevailed and the schools were integrated almost without incident. Hogansville maintained its own school system until 1996, after which it became a part of the Troup County School system. Current times see Hogansville looking to the future and re-establishing itself as a cultural and artistic center as well as becoming a bedroom community for the region. One zip code, 30230 and one area code, 706 service the city.

Hogansville is ranked #572 in Georgia and #27,017 in the United States with a livability score of 53, which is in the 7th percentile. The city scored best for great weather, and cost of living. The average summer temperature is a comfortable 73 degrees, and the cost of living is eight percent lower than the state of Georgia.

The overall crime rate in Hogansville is 66% higher than the national average. For every 100,000 people, there are 12.88 daily crimes that occur in Hogansville. Hogansville is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States. In Hogansville you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in Hogansville has increased by 1%.

Of the factors which are used to determine the livability index, Hogansville does well in the areas of weather and cost of living. It scores poorly in the areas of Education Housing, Employment, Amenities, and Crime.

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Mayor Bill Stankiewicz
204 Johnson Street
Hogansville, GA 30230
706-333-5912

Hogansville, Georgia Crime rates and statistics:

In 2016, the crime index in Hogansville, Georgia was 386.1 which was higher the United States average of 280.5.

The total crime rate in Hogansville was 147 total crimes for every 100,000 residents, which is lower than the average in the state of Georgia with 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 persons, and lower than the national average of 2,837 total crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Hogansville, Georgia as of June 21, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Hogansville to the number of sex offenders is 106 to 1.

Hogansville, Georgia Police Department Address:

The Hogansville Police Department
117 Lincoln Street
Hogansville GA 30230
Phone: (706) 637-6648
Fax: (706) 637-9933
Email: info@hogansvillepd.com

Other Information about the Hogansville Police Department:

Brian V. Harr, Chief of Police

In 2016, there were 21 full-time law enforcement employees, 14 of whom were police officers. This means that in the year 2016 in there were 4.48 police officers for every 1,000 residents in Hogansville, Georgia, while the state average in Georgia that same year was 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents.

Open Records Request in Hogansville, Georgia:

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Lisa Kelly, City Clerk
400 East Main Street
Hogansville, GA 30230
706-637-8629

For records from different government agencies in Troup County, Georgia:

Jackie Taylor
Troup County Clerk of Courts
Superior and State Courts
Troup County Government Center
100 Ridley Avenue, P.O. Box 866
LaGrange, GA 30241
Phone: (706) 883-1740
Fax: (706) 883-1724

County Sheriff, Most Wanted, Warrant Information, Etc.

James Woodruff
Sheriff, Troup County, Georgia
Troup County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters
130 Sam Walker Drive
LaGrange, Georgia 30240
706 883 1616

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Troup County Jail
130 Sam Walker Dr
LaGrange, GA 30241
(706) 883-1729

The Troup County Jail operates 24 hours a day; seven days a week and is staffed by 58 Jail Officers. Each Shift is supervised by a Sergeant who oversees the jail operations daily. Located within the Jail are four areas that benefit the inmates. Meal services, Medical, Dental, and Commissary. Each Year over 3000 inmates are processed through the Jail Division which has an average daily population of 380 inmates.

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