Carroll County is located in the west central section of Georgia on the Georgia-Alabama state line and is approximately 49 miles west of downtown Atlanta, 85 miles north of Columbus, 95 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and 100 miles east of Birmingham, Alabama.
Average hourly wage rate - $11.93 (unskilled); $13.53 (skilled)
Cost of Living
Approximately 93% of U.S. average
Property Taxes: determined by millage rates and assessment rations which vary by location (i.e. unincorporated county, city, county school, and city school).
Freeport Tax Exemption: Freeport Tax Exemption: Some businesses may be eligible for Freeport Exemption on their inventory. Carroll County allows 100% Freeport Exemption on eligible inventory. This is NOT an automatic exemption. It must be applied for each year. For specific rules please refer to the Board of Tax Assessors and Appraisal Department section.
Sales Tax: Carroll County has a 3% local sales tax in addition to the 4% state sales tax.