Henry County

Henry County was created in 1821 out of Creek Indian lands and is named after Revolutionary War great Patrick Henry. It is located in the southeast part of the metro area, along I-75 South.

Major landmarks include the Atlanta Motor Speedway and Panola Mountain State Park. Large employers include Piedmont Henry Hospital, Luxottica and PVH Corp.

Henry County experienced explosive growth through the 2000’s, becoming an economic engine for the region’s southside.

Henry County by the Numbers

Population 271,739
Population Change (2000-2015) +6.1%
Population Forecast (2040) 351,691
Median Household Income $65,437
Unemployment Rate 6%
Mean Travel Time to Work 32.6 minutes
2015 Building Permits (single family) 1,265
2015 Building Permits (multifamily) 4

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ARC Board Members Representing All or Parts of Henry