Dade County is located in Georgia's extreme northwestern corner and covers 174 square miles. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 16,098. The county seat is Trenton. Dade County is part of the Chattanooga, Tennessee - Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the 2010 Census, there were 16,633 people residing in the county. The racial makeup of the county was:
- 94.3% White
- 1.9% Hispanic or Latino of any race
- 1.4% Black or African American
- 0.1% Native American
- 0.8% Asian
- 0.1% Pacific Islander
- 1.3% of two or more races
The median income for a household in the county was $38,797, and the per capita personal income was $26,057.
Cloudland Canyon State park
The 2,120-acre Cloudland Canyon State Park is located in Dade County. Encompassing a deep gorge cut by Sitton Gulch Creek, the park has several ridges and valleys ideal for hiking and camping.
In the late 1890s Dade County built a new courthouse, jail, and library in downtown Trenton. The current courthouse, a 1926 brick structure listed on the National Register of Historic Places, stands at the center of the town square.
Interstate 59 bisects the county, passing through a scenic valley between the Lookout Mountain and Sand Mountain plateaus.
- City of Trenton Population: 2,301
- Median Home Price: $112,800
- Median Household Income: $41,629
- Number of Households: 6,300
- Dade County Population: 16,700
Dade County School System
- 2 Elementary Schools
- 1 Middle School
- 1 High School
- Student Population of 2,130
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