The county of Banks is located in Georgia| seal=Seal of Banks County, Georgia.png and was founded in February, 1 1859. There are 18,395 residents in Banks who have access to courthouses in Homer. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Georgia| seal=Seal of Banks County, Georgia.png is part of the 11th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,141 residents in Homer, which is 9.7 square miles and 814ft above sea level.