In north-central Georgia, in the Upper Oconee River sub-basin, there is a beautiful community called Barrow County. Winder serves at the county seat of Barrow County, Georgia, which encompasses the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell Metro Area. Barrow County is home to roughly seventy thousand residents and boasts a long rich history having been created in 1914. The county is named after a chancellor, professor, and alumnus of the University of Georgia, David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. Additionally, the county is comprised of more than one hundred and sixty square miles and encompasses the cities and towns of Bethlehem, Carl, Statham, the before-mentioned Winder, and parts of Auburn and Braselton. The county also encompasses the census-designated place known as Russell, Georgia, as well as the unincorporated communities of Harbins and Barrow Heights.
Barrow County is home to the Apalachee Wildcats, Winder-Barrow Bulldogs, and the Bethlehem Christian Academy Knights, as well as a new Statham middle school and the new Bear Creek Middle School. Other schools in the county include Richard B. Russell Middle School, Holsenbeck Elementary, Westside Middle School, Auburn Elementary, Yargo Elementary, Kennedy Elementary, and Haymon-Morris Middle School, among others. The county also encompasses part of the state’s largest winery, the Chateau Elan estate, winery, and resort, located in Braselton. Other points of interest in Barrow County include The Georgia Club, Pines Hills Golf Club, The Chimneys Golf Club, Camp Twin Lakes/Camp Will-A-Way, Fort Yargo State Park, and the Barrow County Museum.
Further contributing to the county’s appeal, it is home to multiple major employers including Anderson Merchandisers, Stepan Company, Price Industries, Olympic Steel, Trinity Rail Group, Foley Products, Solvay USA, Schuetz Container Systems, Harrison Poultry, Mizuno USA, Chico’s, and Johns Manville. The county also encompasses sixteen beautiful sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. All of these appealing attributes contribute to the desirability of Barrow County real estate. Real estate in Barrow County includes commercial properties, mobile homes, apartments, condos, townhomes, vacant land, and single-family residences of all shapes, sizes, and architectural styles. As a result of the diversity of the homes for sale in Barrow County, listing prices fall across an extensive range. If you would like more detailed information regarding currently listed properties in Barrow County, Georgia, please do not hesitate to contact us whenever it is convenient.
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