- At A Glance
- Getting Started
Coweta County’s climate is mild and warm. Spring temperatures approach the low 70s (°F) by May. The hottest days are usually in July and August, with maximum temperatures averaging 89°F. Winter highs typically fall between 54°F and 59.1°F while lows average around 34.7°F. Rainfall during most months is about 4 inches, with the wettest month typically being March and the driest being October. The area sometimes gets snow, but rarely more than one inch.
Source: Southeast Regional Climate Center.
Coweta County Labor Force: 60,045
Unemployment Rate (2008): 5.7%
Average Weekly Wage: $743
Median Household Income: $67,713
2008 Cost of Living Index: 89.9 (U.S. average is 100)
Five Largest Employers
Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Inc.
Yamaha Motor Mfg Corp. of America
Yokogawa Corp. of America
Note: Employers are listed alphabetically by area, not by the number of employees.
Sources: Georgia Department of Labor Coweta County Profile 2008, Sperling’s Best Places, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau 2007
Cost of Living
Coweta County enjoys a moderate cost of living in comparison with other parts of the U.S., up to 10% lower than the national average and at least 25% lower than Atlanta in some categories. The median value of a home in Coweta County is $153,700 compared to $212,360 in Atlanta, and property taxes are low in Coweta County compared to Atlanta.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2007 American Community Survey; Sperling’s Best Places
Coweta County: 122,924
* Only part of the population of Palmetto resides in Coweta County
Source: U.S. Census Bureau Estimates, 2008 & 2007
Since you are our new neighbors, we want to help you get settled into your new Coweta County home. With that in mind, the numbers below are designed to help you know where to go for your utilities, government, and other needs. Welcome!
Water & Sewer
General Community Information:
Coweta was formed in 1825 from land ceded from the Creek Indians and settled predominately by people arriving from the Carolinas and Virginia. Coweta has eight municipalities which have their own governments and service operations: Newnan (county seat), Senoia, Grantville, Palmetto, Moreland, Turin, Sharpsburg, and Haralson.
Coweta County is well-represented in the Georgia legislature by two representatives and one senator and in the U.S. Congress by one representative and two senators.
Coweta County Justice Center
Coweta County Fairgrounds
Other Coweta Numbers
U.S. Senators & Representative
Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R)
P.O. Box 700(404) 656-6446
Newnan, GA 30264
State RepresentativesBilly Horne
64 Ivy Springs Dr.
Newnan, GA 30265
8 Evergreen Dr.
Newnan, GA 30263
The Coweta County School System
Coweta County boasts several private institutions with excellent academic programs including the Heritage School and the Carolyn Barron Montessori School.
West Georgia Technical College
Coweta County Schools
New Student Registration
Arbor Springs Elementary
Arnall Middle School
Central Education Center
The Coweta Public Library (CPL) System is a network of four library facilities within Coweta County, geographically placed to offer each resident a primary service area within seven miles of their home. CPL cardholders have access to the total holdings of the library system through an interlibrary loan book reserve and exchange program. New library facilities are under construction or in the planning stages for Grantville and Senoia.
The libraries offer collections, services and programs for all ages, free internet and free Wi-Fi access, complete with Georgia’s Virtual Library GALILEO. Coweta residents have home access to Georgia’s Virtual Library via passwords available to registered library patrons. In addition, CPL users have full access to GLASS – Georgia Library for Accessible Services, a free national library program that offers books and magazines on cassette tape and in Braille. These materials are provided by the Library of Congress to eligible persons with a visual or physical disability. All reading material and playback equipment is sent to borrowers and returned by postage-free mail.
For additional information visit: cowetapubliclibrary.org.
Coweta Public Library System Locations
85 Literary Ln., Newnan
A. Mitchell Powell, Jr. Branch Library
25 Hospital Rd., Newnan
Grantville Branch Library
123 LaGrange St., Grantville
Senoia Branch Library
70 Main St., Senoia
Good health is the foundation of a good life. Coweta County, one of the fastest growing communities in Georgia, offers the best in education, recreation, healthcare, and overall quality of life. Piedmont Newnan Hospital, which started in 1962 as Coweta County General Hospital, continues to upgrade services to meet the needs of this growing population. Additionally, local clinics, wellness facilities, and the county health department do their part to promote and maintain the health and wellness of Coweta’s residents. You and your family can fully enjoy your new Coweta County home knowing that competent healthcare is close by.
Piedmont Newnan Hospital
Planning for the future, taking care of you today.
Choosing the right healthcare provider for your family is just as important as choosing the right community. Piedmont Newnan Hospital (PNH), a 143-bed acute care hospital, is committed to enhancing our community’s wellness by providing a coordinated system of high-quality, compassionate and cost-effective healthcare.
PNH offers 24-hour adult and pediatric emergency services, women’s services and general medical/surgical services. Diagnostic services include CT, nuclear medicine, MRI, PET, ultrasound and fluoroscopy. A complete range of medical/surgical services includes laparoscopic surgery, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, cardiac catheterization and rehabilitation and wound treatment/hyperbaric therapy.
Piedmont Newnan Hospital also offers a variety of outpatient health and wellness services and centers, including its Ambulatory Surgery Center, Cardiovascular Imaging Center, Heartburn Treatment Center, Outpatient Center, Rehabilitation Center, Sleep Center, Wellness Center, and Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center.
Piedmont Newnan Hospital’s replacement hospital facility, a nine-story, 364,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility, is scheduled to open in Spring 2012. This large hospital campus, which includes a medical office building, is located on Poplar Road adjacent to Interstate 85. It will serve as a regional hospital that will be easily accessible for patients and visitors. Its design to improve patient access and wayfinding, flexibility, operational efficiencies, and future growth will set the tone for a more futuristic manner of delivering healthcare.
With much anticipation for an exciting future in our community’s healthcare, we invite you to allow Piedmont Newnan Hospital to take care of you and your family when you need us today.
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Locations
Piedmont Newnan Hospital (main hospital campus)
745 Poplar Road • Newnan, Georgia 30265
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center
80 Jackson Street • Newnan, Georgia 30263
Piedmont Cardiovascular Imaging Center
20 Francis Way • Suite 301
Newnan, Georgia 30277
Piedmont Heartburn Treatment Center
80 Jackson Street • Newnan, Georgia 30263
Piedmont Outpatient Center
1755 Highway 34 East • Suite 1200
Newnan, Georgia 30265
Piedmont Rehabilitation Center
20 Francis Way • Suite 300
Sharpsburg, Georgia 30277
Piedmont Sleep Center
20 Francis Way • Suite 120
Sharpsburg, Georgia 30277
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Wellness Center
26 West Court Square • Newnan, Georgia 30263
Piedmont Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center
62 Hospital Road • Newnan, Georgia 30263
Summit Healthplex & Summit Family YMCA
The Summit Healthplex, a modern healthcare center that includes medical practices such as orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, rehabilitation, internal medicine, and occupational medicine, is committed to an integrative approach to medical care that heavily emphasizes wellness, prevention and physical fitness.
Practices that are part of the Summit Healthplex include Georgia Bone and Joint, Newnan Medical Imaging, Georgia Rehabilitation Center, The Summit Orthopaedic Surgery Center, Summit Urgent Care, Pain Solutions Treatment Center, Summit Healthplex Pharmacy, Summit Occupational Medicine, Atlanta Plastic Surgery, Georgia Chiropractic Associates, the Summit Center for Health and Healing, and Brian Chadwick, M.D./Obstetrics and Gynecology.
1755 Hwy. 34 E., Newnan (just off I-85)
Adjoining the Healthplex is the Summit Family YMCA offering a variety of health/wellness programs along with swimming, warm water therapy, summer day camps, tennis—including camps in partnership with Canongate Golf Clubs, Tae Kwon Do, toddler dance, volleyball, basketball, soccer, teen programs, childwatch, Spanish as a second language, fitness classes, and much more. As a community-based organization, the Y is committed to partnering with outside organizations in order to fulfill its mission outside the walls of its facility.
Summit Family YMCA, reflecting its Judeo-Christian heritage, is an association of volunteers, members and staff, open to and serving all, providing programs and services that develop healthy spirit, mind and body. The YMCA actively seeks to identify and involve those in need.
Summit Family YMCA
1765 E. Hwy. 34, Newnan
(770) 254-9622 (YMCA)
The Coweta County Health Department is divided into two disciplines: physical health and environmental health. Fees for clients are determined according to income. The Health Department aims to promote and protect the health of people in Coweta County wherever they live, work, and play. The Department unites with individuals, families, and communities to improve health and enhance quality of life.
Each program offered by the Department targets its mission of building a county of healthy people, families, and communities, where all sectors pool their assets and strengths to promote health for all. The department attempts to lead the county to the point where decisions are made in harmony with economic and environmental concerns.
The Physical Health Department provides services designed to help ensure the health of the public. Physical health is a vital force in the evolving health system, offering preventive and cost effective services that are family centered and provided in a culturally responsive manner. Physical health is a fundamental resource for preventing disease and promoting health. Appointments are necessary for all programs. Services offered include:
- School Day Care Audits
- Child Health Exams
- Women, Infants & Children’s Nutritional Counseling and Food Supplemental Program
- Women’s Health (Breast Test and More)
- Communicable Disease Testing (TB and HIV)
Physical Health Department
70 Hospital Road Newnan, GA 30263
The Environmental Health Department provides services designed to help ensure the health and safety of the public while protecting the environment. Services offered include:
- Food Service Permits and Inspections
- Food Borne Illness Investigations
- Septic System Inspections
- Well-Water Supply System Permits and Inspections
- Public Swimming Pool Permits and Inspections
- Insect and Rodent Control
- Lead Poisoning Investigations
- Environmental Complaint Investigations
- Rabies Program
Environmental Health Department
51 Perry St., Newnan
Home Health Care
Home health agencies are Medicare-certified organizations that provide a wide range of skilled services in the home environment. These services include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social services and certified nursing assistants. Our Chamber is fortunate to have five member agencies that offer these important services; please consult the Business Directory of the Chamber website when the need arises.