Bacon County, Georgia

Bacon County, Georgia
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Location in the state of Georgia

Georgia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded1914
SeatAlma
Largest CityAlma
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

286 sq mi (741 km)
285 sq mi (738 km)
1 sq mi (3 km), 0.34%
Population
 - (2006)
 - Density

10,482
36/sq mi (14/km)
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4
Bacon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. The constitutional amendment to create the county was proposed July 7, 1914 and ratified November 3, 1914. As of 2000, the population is 10,103. The 2006 Census Estimate placed the population at 10,482 [1]. The county seat is Alma, Georgia6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 741 km² (286 mi²). 738 km² (285 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it (0.34%) is water.

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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,103 people, 3,833 households, and 2,813 families residing in the county. The population density was 14/km² (36/mi²). There were 4,464 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 81.48% White, 15.70% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 1.46% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 3.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,833 households out of which 33.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.20% were married couples living together, 14.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.60% were non-families. 23.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 9.90% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 12.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,910, and the median income for a family was $32,579. Males had a median income of $27,780 versus $19,049 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,289. About 20.20% of families and 23.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.40% of those under age 18 and 25.70% of those age 65 or over.

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State of Georgia

Flag of Georgia Seal of Georgia
Nickname(s): Peach State, Empire State of the South
Motto(s): Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation

Official language(s) English

Capital Atlanta

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"E Pluribus Unum"   ("From Many, One"; Latin, traditional)
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Nickname(s): Peach State, Empire State of the South
Motto(s): Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation

Official language(s) English

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Alma, Georgia
Location in Bacon County and the state of Georgia
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State Georgia
County Bacon
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2372.57[] mi (3818.28 km)
1926

Fleming Street in Key West, FL

US 41 in Miami, FL
I-10 in Jacksonville, FL
I-26 near Columbia, SC
I-40 in Raleigh, NC
I-64 in Richmond, VA
US 50 in Washington, DC
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1535.66 mi[1] (0 km)
1926[2]

US 1/17 in Jacksonville, FL

I-95 in Jacksonville, FL
I-16/75 near Macon, GA
I-20 in Atlanta, GA
I-40 near Asheville, NC
I-64 near Ashland, KY
I-70/71 in Columbus, OH
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late 1920s

US 1/SR 15 near Hilliard, FL

US 82/SR 520 in Waycross
US 341 in Baxley
I-16 south of Swainsboro
US 221 in Louisville

US 1: US 1/US 25/US 78 in North Augusta, SC
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152.35 mi [1] (0 km)

U.S. 1/S.R. 4 north of Alma

S.R. 18 in Forsyth

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S.R. 520 in Dawson

I-75 south of Ashburn
S.R. 99 west of Sterling

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Appling County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 17,419. The 2006 Census Estimate placed the population at 17,860 [1]. The county seat is Baxley, Georgia6.
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Pierce County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 15,636. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 17,119 [1] . The county seat is Blackshear, Georgia6.
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