Locust Grove, Georgia, Information:

Locust Grove is a city in the southern part of Henry County, Georgia, and it is considered to be a suburb of Atlanta. There are unincorporated communities and rural areas surrounding Locust Grove that have Locust Grove postal addresses. There has been a growth in both population and business in Locust Grove over the past 120 years.

In the year 1900, the population was 254 and in 2000 it was 2,322. During the 2010 census the population was 5,402, and estimates from 2016 have placed the population at 5,940 citizens.

In 2018, Locust Grove ranked #762 out of 4,804 of the “Most Diverse Suburbs in America,” #1,588 out of 4,688 of the “Suburbs with the Lowest Cost of Living in America,” #42 out of 110 of the “Most Diverse Suburbs in Georgia,” #57 out of 109 of the “Suburbs with the Lowest Cost of Living in Georgia,” #61 out of 451 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia,” #71 out of 109 of the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #57 out of 109 of the “Suburbs with the Lowest Cost of Living in the Atlanta Area,” #50 out of 277 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in the Atlanta Area,” #102 out of 274 of the “Places with the Lowest Cost of Living in the Atlanta Area,” #142 out of 277 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in the Atlanta Area,” and #154 out of 278 of the “Best Places to Live in the Atlanta Area.”

The livability index in Locust Grove is 56, which ranks #474 in Georgia and #24,845 in the USA, which is lower than the average in the state of Georgia at 61 and lower than the national average of 64.

Regarding the factors which comprise the livability index, Locust Grove does well in the areas of weather and cost of living; average in employment; and poorly in housing, amenities, crime, and education.

Facebook Pages for Locust Grove, Georgia:

The Mayor of Locust Grove, Georgia is Mayor Robert Price. Mayor Price was elected in 2016 and his term runs until 2020. Mayor Price can be reached at 770-957-5043 or by email at rprice@locustgrove-ga.gov.

City of Locust Grove
P.O. Box 900
3644 Highway 42
Locust Grove, GA 30248
770-957-5043
Fax: 866-364-0096

Locust Grove, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

The crime rate reports that there were a total of 401 criminal incidents of any type in Locust Grove, Georgia in one year. The problem with that number is that it fails to give us any way to compare the crime between smaller cities and larger cities. Locust Grove had 6,841 total crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is 101% higher than the average in the state of Georgia, with 3,402 crimes for every 100,000 citizens. Locust Grove’s crime rate of 6.841 total crimes is 141% higher than the national crime rate of 2,837 total crimes per 100,000 people.

When looking at violent crimes only, there were a total of 9 violent crimes reported in Locust Grove, or 154 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens, a relatively low rate. In fact, the rate of violent crimes in Locust Grove is 61% lower than the Georgia state average, 398 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, and it is 60% lower than the U.S. average of 386 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

However, the trend is the opposite when it comes to property crimes. With 392 reported property crimes in Locust Grove, the rate of property crimes is 6,687 property crimes for every 100,000 people. This is 123% higher than the average in the state of Georgia which has 3,005 property crimes for every 100,000 citizens and it is 173% higher than the national average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 residents.

As of April 2018, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Locust Grove, Georgia.The ratio of residents to the number of sex offenders is 225 to 1.

Locust Grove, Georgia Police Department Address:

Locust Grove Police Department Headquarters
79 Frances Ward Dr.
Locust Grove, GA 30248
770-957-7055
Emergency: 911

Other Information about the Locust Grove Police Department:

The Chief of the Locust Grove Police Department is Chief Jesse Patton.

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In 2016, there were 23 full-time law enforcement officers in Locust Grove, 20 of whom were police officers. There were 3.41 police officers for every 1,000 residents in the city of Locust Grove, while the state average in Georgia was 2.50 officers per 1,000 residents that year.

Open Records Request in Locust Grove, Georgia:

Record requests should be submitted on this form:

Records request in Henry County, Georgia:

Using the Open Records Request Form in the link, get the completed to form to:

Emelia Wanner
140 Henry Parkway
Locust Grove, GA 30523
770-288-6082
Fax: 770-288-8008
E-Mail: ewanner@co.henry.ga.us

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Locust Grove, Georgia:

The Sheriff of Henry County is Sheriff Keith McBrayer. Sheriff McBrayer has been involved with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office since 1978, and has been the Sheriff since 2008.

Henry County Sheriff’s Office
120 Henry Parkway
Locust Grove, GA 30253
770-288-7100

Sex Offender Search in Henry County:

Facebook Page for the Henry County Sheriff’s Office:

Henry County Jail
120 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253
770-954-2200

The Jail Commander is Major Bobby Sloan who can be reached at 770-288-7067 and the Assistant Jail Commander is Captain Wendy Sanvidge who can be reached at 770-288-7055.

To check and see if someone is in the Henry County Jail:

For information on bonding someone out of Henry County Jail and the bonding process:

If you think you may have a warrant in either Locust Grove or in Henry County, you should contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Department at 770-288-7100.

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