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Georgia Landcover Trends

Area Stats
Hectares 15,406,025
Acres 38,068,965
Square Miles 59,483
Square Km 154,060
Counties 159
Watersheds 52
Ecoregions 6
Population
1980 5,462,982
1990 6,478,149
2000 8,186,453
2010 9,687,653

Areas listed below in Acres

Landcover Class1974198519911998200120052008
Beaches, Dunes and Mud16,32514,17215,70412,18718,19515,70455,190
Open Water820,983900,7721,042,8341,092,7951,085,5991,097,9371,003,677
Low Intensity Urban610,468799,8631,700,7611,837,6062,902,0552,958,8063,055,732
High Intensity Urban128,901163,726229,930247,681336,796458,597600,385
Clearcut, Sparse1,900,1862,584,6803,604,7852,862,3023,229,1532,997,1211,755,056
Quarries, Strip Mines, Rock Outcrops27,51328,92639,74744,72940,88240,90749,162
Deciduous Forest7,541,0817,149,1846,907,4726,631,9916,651,3456,352,7406,839,186
Evergreen Forest10,316,38710,489,40510,067,01011,215,31010,039,6739,751,06410,001,468
Mixed Forest814,595759,353842,813890,139102,6458129,0335140,3477
Row Crops and Pasture9,965,6359,503,1478,116,7388,071,8517,874,6428,369,2658,038,689
Forested Wetland5,479,1445,243,4605,048,8404,706,3714,442,2134,272,5184,780,321
Non-Forested Wetland (salt)366,663363,780360,427366,744345,050344,007351,249
Non-Forested Wetland (fresh)81,08468,49791,90489,25876,903119,965135,369
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