Tyrone is a town in Fayette County, Georgia, United States. The population was 3,916 at the 2000 census. Census Estimates for 2005 show a population of 5,789.
It was named after County Tyrone in Ireland
Location in Fayette County and the state of Georgia
Tyrone is located at (33.473563, -84.591229).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the population in 2006 was 6,218. The town has a total area of 12.8 square miles (33 km2), of which, 12.6 square miles (33 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.86%) is water.
Within the small town of Tyrone there are 3 public schools: Burch Elementary, Flat Rock Middle, and Sandy Creek High School. These three are located in a triangle configuration on the same street (Jenkins Road). Our Lady of Victory Catholic School is located on Kirkley (aka "Kirkly") Road off Highway 74. South of town there is Crabapple Elementary School. East of town, is Bennett's Mill Middle School.