from Haralson County, Georgia, Comprehensive Plan, 1994-2014: Including the Cities of Bremen, Buchanan, Tallapoosa, and Waco dated October 1994 and prepared by the Coosa Valley Regional Development Center.
Understanding a community's development over time is important to the preservation of its historic resources. Such a developmental history is useful when conducting historic resource surveys, in making local designations of historic properties or districts, in preparing local historic preservation plans, and is a required part of a historic district or multiple property National Register nomination.
Haralson County, Georgia, has a rich and distinctive history that makes it unique and distinguishes it form other counties in the State. The developmental history that follows is not meant to be a complete history of the county. Rather, it concentrates on some of the aspects of that history that have significantly impacted the county's physical growth and pattern of development.