Royston, Georgia Information:

Royston, Georgia is a city that is located in three separate counties, Franklin, Hart, and Madison, in the northern part of Georgia. During the 2010 census, the population was 2,582, but in 2016 the population was estimated to be 2,563.

In 2017, Royston ranked #279 out of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia.”

The livability index in Royston is 75, higher than the Georgia average of 67 and the national average of 66.

The Mayor of Royston is Mayor David Jordan who is in his second term in the position of Mayor. Mayor Jordan can be reached at 706-245-7232 or you can email him at MayorJordan@cityofroyston.com.

City of Royston
684 Franklin Spring Street
Royston, GA 30662
706-245-7232

Crime in Royston, Georgia:

The crime index in Royston in the year 2012 was 112.6 compared to the average in America of 288.7. In terms of total crimes, there were an estimated 1,878 total crimes per 100,000 citizens, which is a crime rate lower than the average in the state of Georgia, with 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 people, and lower than the average crime rate in America of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 people.

The violent crime rate in Royston was 220 crimes for every 100,000 citizens. The average rate in the state of Georgia is 398 for every 100,000 people and the national average is 386 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens. The property crime rate was estimated at 1,658 crimes per 100,000 citizens, which is lower than both the state average (3,005 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals) and the average in America (2,451 crimes for every 100,000 people.)

As of January 2018, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Royston, Georgia.

Facts about crime in Royston, Georgia:
• The overall crime rate is 34% lower than the national average;
• Royston in safer than 52% of the cities in America; and
• In Royston, your chances of being the victim of any crime is 1 in 54.

Royston, Georgia Police Department Address:

Royston Police Department
830 Church Street
Royston, GA 30662
706-245-6195

Other Information about Royston Police:

The Chief of the Royston Police Department is Donnie Bolemon. Chief Bolemon can be reached at policechief@cityofroyston.com.

In 2016, there were 15 full-time law enforcement officials in Royston, 13 of them were police officers. The ratio of police officers to citizens was 5.05 officer per 1,000 citizens which is higher than the state average of 2.50 officers per 1,000 citizens.

Open Records Request in Royston, Georgia

For records requests in Franklin County, you should contact the Clerk of Superior Court, Missy Holbrook.

Clerk of Superior Court
Missy Holbrook
P.O. Box 70
9592 Lavonia Road
Carnesville, GA 30521
706-384-2514

For records from the Georgia Department of Corrections:

For records from Madison County:

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Royston, Georgia:

The Sheriff of Franklin County was Sheriff Stevie Thomas. Sheriff Thomas has been the Sheriff of Franklin County since 2005. He can be reached at 706-384-2525.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department
P.O.Box 310
1 James Little Street
Carnesville, GA 30521
706-384-2525

Franklin County Detention Center
P.O. Box 310
1 James Little Street
Carnesville, GA 30521
706-384-2525

Frequently Asked Questions in Franklin County:

For information about inmates, visitation, phone calls to inmates, and general questions about the Franklin County Detention Center, call 706-384-2525.

If you think you may have a warrant in Franklin County, you should call the Sheriff’s Office at 706-384-2525.

Facebook Page for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office:

The Sheriff of Hart County is Sheriff Mike Cleveland. Sheriff Cleveland was elected Sheriff of Hart County in 2000 and was sworn in on January 2, 2001. Sheriff Cleveland can be reached at 706-376-3114 or by email at sheriff@hartcom.net.

Hart County Sheriff’s Office
890 Vickery Street
P.O. Box 886
Hartwell, GA 30643
706-376-3114

The Hart County Jail is run by the Georgia Department of Corrections.

Hart County Jail
115 North Carolina Street
Hartwell, GA 30643
706-376-3114

To find an inmate in the Georgia Department of Corrections:

To send money to an inmate in the Hart County Jail:

For information on phone calls for an inmate in the Hart County Jail:

For visitation rules and schedules at the Hart County Jail:

For information about inmate rights in the Hart County Jail, you should contact the Ombudsman:

The Sheriff of Madison County, Georgia is Sheriff MIchael J. Moore.

Madison County Sheriff’s Office
1436 Highway 98 W
Danielsville, GA 30633
706-795-6202

Madison County Jail
1436 Highway 98 W
Danielsville, GA 30633
706-795-6202

For a list of current inmates in the Madison County Jail:

For information about inmate visitation, phone calls, or inmate mail, you should call the Madison County Jail at 706-795-6202.

If you think you may have a warrant in Madison County, you should contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at 706-795-6202.

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