The Hall County Democratic Party promotes Democratic principles and values while encouraging active participation in the election process. We recruit, train, support and elect candidates for Hall County and Georgia state offices. Hall Democrats FB Page
With a 2010 Census population of 179,684 Hall County is the largest population center lying in Georgia’s 9th Congressional District.
Though usually outvoted the Hall County Democratic has been a presence in the public and civic life of the county for many years. The party is holding and participating in many activist demonstrations and events in the District and Statewide. Proof of the success of Hall County Democrats is their having in the past year outgrown their headquarters and meeting place.
Gainesville’s Josh McCall, an early announced 2018 candidate for the District Congressional seat is in the tradition of the county producing Democratic competitors for public office.
Chair: Kim Copeland
Meetings: 2nd Mon., 6:30 pm, Gainesville Civic Center
County Events: https://www.facebook.com/pg/HallCountyDemocraticParty/events/?ref=page_internal
Headquarters: 314 College Ave Gainesville
“As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 179,684 people, 60,691 households, and 45,275 families residing in the county. The population density was 457.5 inhabitants per square mile (176.6/km2). There were 68,825 housing units at an average density of 175.2 per square mile (67.6/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 74.1% white, 7.4% black or African American, 1.8% Asian, 0.5% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 13.9% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 26.1% of the population. … The median income for a household in the county was $50,876 and the median income for a family was $57,774”-Wikipedia -Read More
History: Hall County was created on December 15, 1818, from Cherokee lands ceded by the Treaty of Cherokee Agency (1817) and Treaty of Washington (1819). The county is named for Dr. Lyman Hall, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and governor of Georgia as both colony and state. … Many residents reside in unincorporated areas, accounting for more than half of the county’s population. — Wikipedia
“Twenty-first-century Hall County is largely the product of Lake Lanier’s influence.The damming of the Chattahoochee River in the 1950s, flooding 38,000 acres, created Lake Lanier, which brings 10 million visitors each year to the area. ” — New Georgia Encyclopedia.