Bacon County

Bacon County, Georgia

PO Box 356
Alma, GA 31510
Phone: (912) 632-5214
Fax: (912) 632-2757

In southeast-central GA, northwest of Brunswick; organized Jul 27, 1914 from Appling, Pierce, and Ware counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Augustus Octavius Bacon (1839-1914), Confederate army officer and U.S. senator (1895-1914) from GA

Area (sq mi):: 285.92 (land 284.95; water 0.97) Population per square mile: 36.40
Population 2005: 10,379 State rank: 124 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 10,103 (White 79.90%; Black or African American 15.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,289; median household $26,910; Population below poverty level: 23.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,926-$19,554
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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More than 500 counties nationwide had alarmingly high presidential undervotes--such as Bacon County, Georgia's 11 percent in 2000.
Jonathan, a member of the Bacon County 4-H and an eighth-grader at Bacon County Middle School, spent three months planning and preparing a time capsule to help celebrate his community's centennial last year.
In south Georgia, the company completed its largest single launch of the Verizon Wireless voice, National Access data, and Broadband Access data network in this state, from the eastern edge of Thomas County, northeast through Bacon County, southeast through Charlton and Camden Counties and everywhere in between.
David was nominated by Marist School in Atlanta, and Jonathan was nominated by Bacon County 4-H in Alma.
Jonathan, an eighth-grader at Bacon County Middle School, spent three months planning and preparing a time capsule to help celebrate his community's centennial last year.
Starting today, 5,500 square miles of network expansion now covers residents from the eastern edge of Thomas County, northeast through Bacon County, southeast through Coffee and Camden Counties, including all major thoroughfares, towns and cities in between.
Securiant Adds Tift County Public Schools and Bacon County School District to Customer List
the Atlanta-based integrated network security solutions provider, today announced Tift County Public Schools and Bacon County School District have selected Securiant, Inc.
Shane Bennett, Bacon County School District Technology Director, chose Securiant for a more powerful network security solution with additional network security functionality to replace his existing firewall.
Bacon County Hospital and Health System in Alma, Georgia - Bleckley Memorial Hospital in Cockran, Georgia - Brooks County Hospital in Quitman, Georgia - Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro, Georgia - Dodge County Hospital in Eastman, Georgia - Early Memorial Hospital in Blakely, Georgia - Effingham Hospital in Springfield, Georgia - Jasper Memorial Hospital in Monticello, Georgia - Meriwether County Hospital in Warm Springs, Georgia - Miller county Hospital in Colquitt, Georgia - Taylor Telfair Regional Hospital in McRae, Georgia
Regional Winners Bacon County High School Ronna Rowland, Mindy Lewis, Hannah Hyers, Erica Bennett, Aron Lewis Cass High School Autumn Lamont Clarke Middle School Nicolette Goetz, Ainsley Liken, Tempestt McWhorter, Ashley Conrad Columbus High School Anna Espada Dalton High School Mayra Nava Dodge County High School Matthew Pittman, Terry Cannon, Justin Piper Gainesville Middle School Shelae Shields, Aryian Gwin, Santoyas Shields Glynn Academy High School Jonathan Stephens, A.
In Virginia, Bacon County Elementary increased its ITBS composite score from the 46th to the 81st percentile, a 43% gain.