Corinth was a city until the end of April 2000, and was disincorporated as of the first of May.
is one of the fastest growing cities
in Georgia, with an estimated population of 20,551 in 2003. The city is the
county seat of Coweta County. Newnan was first established as county seat
of Coweta Country in 1828 and was named for North Carolinian General Daniel
Newnan. Newnan quickly became a prosperous magnet for professionals such as
lawyers and doctors, as well as various merchants. Much of Newnan's prosperity
was due to the thriving cotton industry, which relied on slavery. Newnan was
largely untouched by the American Civil War and as a result is still home
to much antebellum architecture.