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Area Police Stations

Floyd County Police Department
Bill Shiflett(Chief of Police)
5 Government Plaza,
Rome, GA, 30161

Rome Police Department

#5 Government Plaza, Ste 300,
Rome, GA, 30161

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The city of Rome encompasses the following counties: Floyd. Rome's government type is Council-Manager. It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Evie McNiece, City Manager, who is currently John Bennett.

Rome encompasses land area: 29.4 sq mi (76.1 km2), water area: 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2). The elevation is 614 ft (187 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 1,190.5/sq mi (459.7/km2). The local time zone is EST (UTC-5).

Local area codes are 706. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 13-66668, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.romega.us.

Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Rome is the largest city and the county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, United States. It is the principal city of the Rome, Georgia, Metropolitan Statistical Area, population 96,250 (2009), which encompasses all of Floyd County. At the 2010 census, the city itself had a total population of 36,303, and is the largest city in Northwest Georgia and the 19th largest city in the state.

Although no Interstate highway passes through Rome, it is the second largest city, after Gadsden, Alabama, near the center of the triangular area defined by the Interstate highways between Atlanta, Birmingham and Chattanooga, which contributes to its importance as a regional center in several areas, such as medical care and education. Rome is the home of Darlington School, Berry College and Shorter University.

Rome's name is a commemoration of the Italian city of Rome. Rome, Georgia, was built on seven hills with a river running between them, a feature that was an inspiration for the name. This connection is emphasized by a replica of the statue of Romulus and Remus nursing from a mother wolf, a symbol of the original Rome, which was a 1929 gift from Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.