Newnan, Georgia, Information:

Newnan is a city in Metro Atlanta and it is the county seat of Coweta County, Georgia. Newnan is approximately 40 miles southwest of Atlanta. During the 2010 census, the population of Newnan was recorded at 33,039; however estimated from 2016 indicate that the population has increased to at least 37,912 residents.

In 2017, Newnan was ranked #539 out of 4,811 of the “Most Diverse Suburbs in America,” #4,944 out of 15,783 of the “Best Places to Live in America,” #25 out of 110 of the “Most of Diverse Suburbs in Georgia,” #37 out of 110 of the “Suburbs with the Best Public Schools in Georgia,” 58 out of 285 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in Georgia,” #100 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #48 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Atlanta Area,” and #114 out of 275 of the “Best Places to Live in the Atlanta Area.”

The livability index in Newnan is 75, which is considered “extremely livable,” and is higher than both the Georgia state average of 67 and the national average of 66.

The Mayor of Newnan is Mayor Keith Brady. Mayor Brady has served as the Mayor of Newnan since 1994 and can be reached at 770-253-2682 ext. 206 or by email at

Newnan City Hall
25 Lagrange St.
Newnan, GA 30263

Newnan, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

Of all the of livability factors, the one which Newnan scored the worse on was crime, receiving a grade of “F.” and the overall crime rate is 13% higher than the national average. There were 1,221 total crimes reported in Newnan in one year, which means that for every 100,000 residents there were 3,200 total crimes reported. This rate is 6% lower than the Georgia state average of 3,402 crimes per 100,000 individuals, yet it is 13% higher than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 residents.

Violent crimes, which include murder, rape, assault, and robbery, occur at a rate of 564 crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is 42% higher than the Georgia state average of 398 crimes for every 100,000 citizens and 46% higher than the national average of 386 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens. When we are speaking about only violent crimes, the rate in Newnan of 2,638 crimes per 100,000 residents is 12% lower than the average in the state of Georgia, with 3,005 property crimes for every 100,000 citizens; however the rate in Newnan is 8% higher than the national average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 residents nationally.

In 2016, the crime index in Newnan was 257.7., while the average in the United States was 280.5.

As of February of 2018, there were 143 registered sex offenders living in Newnan, Georgia.

Newnan, Georgia Police Department Address:

Newnan Police Department
1 Joseph-Hannah Blvd.
Newnan, GA 30263

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The Chief of the Newnan Police Department is Chief Douglas L. (Buster) Meadows.who can be emailed at

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In 2016, there were 79 full-time police officers in Newnan, meaning that for every 1,000 residents of the city there were, on average 2,07 officers. This rate is lower than the average rate in the state of Georgia of 2.5 officers for every 1,000 residents

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The Sheriff of Coweta County, Georgia is Sheriff Mike Yeager. Sheriff Yeager can be emailed at or can be reached by phone at 770-253-1502.

Coweta County Sheriff’s Office
560 Greison Trail
Newnan, GA 30263

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The Division DIrector of the Coweta County Jail System is Major John Lewis. Major Lewis can be reached at He can be reached at 770-253-1664 ext. 8395.

Coweta County Jail
560 Greison Trail
Newnan, GA 30263

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If you think that you may have a warrant in Coweta County, you should contact the Warrant Unit at 770-253-1502 ext. 8232 or ext 8233.

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