City of Cleveland
|Incorporated||August 18, 1870|
|Address||85 S. Main Street
Cleveland, Georgia 30528
Established in 1857 and incorporated as a town August 18, 1870, Cleveland is the county seat of White County.
The White County courthouse and Museum houses the White County Historical Society. This historical museum features a number of exhibits and displays that reflect on the Civil War with old documents and historical facts. The courthouse, built between 1859 and 1860, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Cleveland is the home of Babyland General Hospital, where visitors can watch the delivery of the unique Cabbage Patch Kids. Truett-McConnell College, a private two-year Baptist college, is located in Cleveland.
According to 2000 Census, the City of Cleveland had a population of 1,907 persons. Between 1990 and 2000, the city experienced a population increase of 15.4%, compared to the state growth during this period of 26.4%.