Trion is a town in Chattooga County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,827 as of the 2010 census,down from 1,993 at the 2000 census. Trion is the second largest incorporated community in Chattooga County, which has a population of approximately 26,000. Trion is known as the denim capital of the world because of the Mount Vernon (formerly Riegel) manufacturing plant, which employs about 4,000 people.
Location in Chattooga County and the state of Georgia
Trion is located in northern Chattooga County at U.S. Route 27passes through the eastern part of the town, leading south 5 miles (8 km) to Summerville, the county seat, and north 12 miles (19 km) to LaFayette. (34.543802, -85.310633).
According to the United States Census Bureau, Trion has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.0 km2), of which 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.32%, is water. The Chattooga River, a tributary of the Coosa River, flows through the town.
The Trion City School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, and consists of one elementary school, a middle school, and a high school. The district has 79 full-time teachers and over 2,345 students.