Gordon County, GA


County Seat - Calhoun
Nearest MSA - Chattanooga, 47 Miles

2015 Est. - 56,574

Available Labor Force

Labor Force 26,210
Unemployment 1,295
Unemployment Rate 4.9%

Tax Structure

Property Tax $29.98 per $1000
Sales Tax (Local) 3%
Sales Tax (State) 4.0%
Income Tax:  
Personal 6.0%
Corporate 6.0%
Use Tax Rate 4.0%
Unemployment Tax  


Railroads 2 rail lines- Norfolk Southern, CSX
Highways: I-75
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 7
Navigable Waterway: Savannah
Commercial Service Chattanooga Metro Airport, 47 miles
Runway Length, 7,400'
General Aviation Tom B. David Airport, 11 miles
Runway Length, 6,000


Number of High Schools 3-Gordon Central, Sonoraville, College & Career Academy
Number of Colleges (2 & 4 year) 2-Dalton State College, Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Health Care

Hospitals 1-Gordon Hospital (66 beds)
Clinics 2-Immediate Care Clinic, Gordon County Health Department
Doctors 63
Dentists 16
Nursing Homes 4-Calhoun Healthcare Center, Gordon Healthcare, Morning Pointe Assisted Living, Homenurse Inc.

Major Employers

Firm Name Product Total Employees Union Affiliation
Mohawk Industries Carpet 34,100 None
Aladdin Manufacturing Carpet 20,431 None
Dal-Tile Services, Inc. Manufacturing 7,524 None
Gordon City School Dist. Education 770 None
Apache Mills Inc. Manufacturing 500 None

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