Saturday, July 21, 2012

A Bit About Woodstock Georgia

A Bit ABout Woodstock GA

In November 1879, the railroad came to Woodstock, and industries of various kinds sprung up quickly in the city. Wood carving, yarn spinning and mineral extraction all played a part in the local economy. The abundance of water power around Woodstock from Little River, Noonday Creek, and other streams fueled this industrial growth. Outside these industries, Woodstock mainly cultivated its farmers. By the 1890s Woodstock shipped some 2,000 bales of cotton annually.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.8 square miles of which, 8.8 square miles of it is land and 0.04 square miles of it is water.

Woodstock Georgia is divided into two main sections:

-Historic Downtown
-Towne Lake

Incorporated Date: January 1, 1897
Population: 23,896
Total Area: 8.8 sq mi

Great Woodstock Georgia Resources