Emerson is a city in far southern Bartow County, Georgia, United States, on expressways US-41, GA-293, and I-75. The populace was 1,470 at the 2010 census,5 an expansion of 34% over the 2000 tally of 1,092. Emerson is an entryway to Red Top Mountain State Park, a Georgia state stop, which is encompassed by Lake Allatoona. Emerson was consolidated in 1889, and named for Joseph Emerson Brown, the 42nd Governor of Georgia. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,092 individuals, 382 families, and 297 families dwelling in the city. The populace thickness was 185.0 individuals for every square mile 71.5/km². There were 408 lodging units at a normal thickness of 69.1 for every square mile 26.7/km². The racial cosmetics of the city was 80.13% White, 17.03% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.55% from different races, and 1.56% from at least two races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.38% of the populace.