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Walton County Bicentennial Happy birthday, Walton County!

From mill towns to high-tech growth, county changes with times

Posted: Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00 am

Walton County turns 200 on Saturday.

A county that was once a rural mill town now stands on the threshold of having 100,000 in population, tucked between the sprawling Atlanta metro area and an Athens area that has seen its own share of growth as the University of Georgia has become a magnet for students and the arts.

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