Cities In Georgia With The Most Historic KKK Members

The cities in Georgia with the most historic KKK members are Tallulah Falls and Buckhead for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Historical KKK locations in Georgia research summary. We analyzed research using Saturday Night Science from the Virginia Commonwealth University that mapped Klaverns by city from 1915-1940. This report analyzes the locations of historic KKK organizations to see where they were the most prevalent in Georgia.

  • The city in Georgia with the most number of Klaverns was Atlanta with 4 Klaverns.
  • The city in Georgia with the most number of Klaverns per capita was Tallulah Falls with 0.0078 Klaverns.
  • There were historically 41 Klaverns in Georgia.
  • There were a total of 35 places in Georgia with at least 1 Klavern during the period of reference.

Hate groups can be hard to measure because, typically, there’s no record of where they exist. But there is data on where there were distinct Klaverns of the Ku Klux Klan in each state. These cities have historically been the most racist in Georgia based on the number of KKK Klaverns.

This report does not speak to the current people who live there or the current state of the KKK in the same towns or areas.

Most Racist Cities In Georgia Map

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A quick history lesson on the KKK

What is the KKK? In a nutshell, the KKK was formed back in 1865, and there have been three separate movements, all three of which were supposedly ‘purification movements’ in America. The 1865-1870s movement sought to overthrow Republican state governments.

The second movement (1915 – 1944) saw millions of members of the KKK form, which was opposed to immigration into America, especially against Catholics and Jews.

The most memorable movement of the KKK started in the 1950s, which was involved in the Civil Rights movement and targeted the black population in America.

The number of active members of the KKK is much smaller these days.

The cities below are the places where there were Klans back in the day and where the number of Klans per the current population is high. This means the number of racist members of the community has historically been the highest, according to the math.

The 10 Most Historically Racist Places In Georgia

  1. Tallulah Falls
  2. Buckhead
  3. Carnesville
  4. Danielsville
  5. Ty Ty
  6. Broxton
  7. Tennille
  8. Shannon
  9. Guyton
  10. Statham

This report is an analysis of the locations of historic KKK organizations divided by the number of people who currently live there.

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Methodology: How We Measured The Most Historically Racist Places In The Peach State

While there are surveys and public polls on what places might be the most racist, we didn’t want to rely on speculation and opinion. Instead, we looked at the hard numbers from where KKK organizations have existed.

Specifically, we analyzed research out of Virginia Commonwealth University that mapped the Klans in each area and gave a history of their recruitment from 1915-1940.

Using Saturday Night Science, we analyzed the locations of historic KKK organizations per capita using current population data.

There You Have It – The Most Historically Racist Cities In Georgia

When you’re looking at the places in Georgia with the highest number of historical KKK Klaverns per capita, this is an accurate list.

Below is a chart that lists all cities in Georgia with at least one KKK organization from 1915-1940.

The cities with the largest number of KKK klaverns per capita were Tallulah Falls, Buckhead, Carnesville, Danielsville, Ty Ty, Broxton, Tennille, Shannon, Guyton, and Statham.

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Cities With Hisoritcally High KKK Membership In Georgia

Rank City Population Klans Klans Per Capita
1 Tallulah Falls, GA 129 1 0.00775194
2 Buckhead, GA 209 1 0.00478469
3 Carnesville, GA 652 1 0.00153374
4 Danielsville, GA 894 1 0.00111857
5 Ty Ty, GA 986 1 0.0010142
6 Broxton, GA 1,075 1 0.00093023
7 Tennille, GA 1,395 1 0.00071685
8 Shannon, GA 1,862 1 0.00053706
9 Guyton, GA 2,308 1 0.00043328
10 Statham, GA 2,544 1 0.00039308
11 Alma, GA 3,514 1 0.00028458
12 Unadilla, GA 3,716 1 0.00026911
13 Hardwick, GA 3,828 1 0.00026123
14 Pelham, GA 3,887 1 0.00025727
15 Jonesboro, GA 4,661 1 0.00021455
16 Camilla, GA 5,078 1 0.00019693
17 Austell, GA 6,944 1 0.00014401
18 Lilburn, GA 12,162 1 8.222e-05
19 Bainbridge, GA 12,600 1 7.937e-05
20 Buford, GA 12,864 1 7.774e-05
21 Monroe, GA 13,427 1 7.448e-05
22 College Park, GA 14,019 1 7.133e-05
23 Waycross, GA 14,363 1 6.962e-05
24 Brunswick, GA 15,648 1 6.391e-05
25 Dublin, GA 16,200 1 6.173e-05
26 Decatur, GA 19,888 1 5.028e-05
27 Griffin, GA 23,425 1 4.269e-05
28 Woodstock, GA 25,672 1 3.895e-05
29 Dalton, GA 33,336 1 3e-05
30 Gainesville, GA 34,938 1 2.862e-05
31 East Point, GA 35,070 1 2.851e-05
32 Savannah, GA 141,298 3 2.123e-05
33 Marietta, GA 58,436 1 1.711e-05
34 Columbus, GA 198,247 2 1.009e-05
35 Atlanta, GA 440,641 4 9.08e-06
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