About This Place
Baldwin is a city in Banks and Habersham Counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. The population was 2,425 at the 2000 census.
Baldwin is located on U.S. Route 441 just south of Georgia State Route 365. Baldwin sits astride the Eastern Continental Divide, which separates waters flowing southeastward toward the Savannah River and the Atlantic Ocean and waters flowing southwestward toward the Chattahoochee River and the Gulf of Mexico. City Hall sits in Habersham County. Baldwin borders the bigger city of Cornelia, which has the Habersham Chamber of Commerce. Nearby in Demorest is Piedmont College. Also nearby is Lake Russell, a U.S. Forest Service recreation area. The Habersham County airport is in Baldwin. The biggest employer is Fieldale Corporation, a large chicken processing company.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 km²), all of it land.