Barrow County is located in the northeast part of Georgia about 45 miles north of Atlanta on the I-85 corridor. Barrow County's main public facilities are located in the City of Winder.
As one of the fastest-growing counties in Georgia and the nation, Barrow offers a lifestyle that is desirable. It's the advantage of living a slower pace of life while residing within minutes of the fast lane. Barrow County schools compete well against those in adjoining counties. Excellent healthcare is available in the county as well as easy access to specialty healthcare services that exist in the region. With our lower cost of living and proximity to a wide array of cultural and recreational amenities, you can see why this area continues to experience rapid growth and many people desire to Live Barrow.
The Barrow County Board of Commissioners employs approximately 448 full-time employees of which 305 are Public Safety positions, 38 Judicial Positions, and 105 General Employment positions.