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Lindale, Georgia
Location in Floyd County and the state of Georgia
Location in Floyd County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Floyd
 • Total 5.5 sq mi (14.3 km2)
 • Land 5.4 sq mi (14.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
666 ft (203 m)
 • Total 4,191
 • Density 775/sq mi (299.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 706/762
FIPS code 13-46580
GNIS feature ID 0332220

Lindale is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Floyd County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Rome, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 4,191 at the 2010 census.


A post office called Lindale has been in operation since 1883. The name Lindale may have been selected from a novel a resident had read.


Lindale is located in southeastern Floyd County at 34°11′37″N 85°10′25″W / 34.19361°N 85.17361°W / 34.19361; -85.17361 (34.193495, -85.173713). It is bordered to the north by the city of Rome, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Lindale CDP has a total area of 5.5 square miles (14.3 km2), of which 5.4 square miles (14.0 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2), or 2.20%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 4,088 people, 1,682 households, and 1,165 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 741.6 people per square mile (286.5/km²). There were 1,796 housing units at an average density of 325.8/sq mi (125.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.01% White, 1.79% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 1.32% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.74% of the population.

There were 1,682 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $28,486, and the median income for a family was $31,563. Males had a median income of $26,657 versus $21,910 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,844. About 10.8% of families and 16.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.0% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.

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