Clinch County

Clinch County, Georgia

PO Box 433
Homerville, GA 31634
Phone: (912) 487-5854
Fax: (912) 487-3083

On southern border, east of Valdosta; organized Feb 14, 1850 from Ware and Lowndes counties. Name Origin: For Brig. Gen. Duncan Lamont Clinch (1787-1849), Army officer and U.S. representative from GA (1844-45)

Area (sq mi):: 824.17 (land 809.29; water 14.88) Population per square mile: 8.60
Population 2005: 6,996 State rank: 144 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 11.70% Population 2000: 6,878 (White 68.50%; Black or African American 29.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $13,023; median household $26,755; Population below poverty level: 23.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,985-$17,772
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
4 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys from King & Spalding LLP, a leading international law firm, and the Southern Center for Human Rights filed a federal class action lawsuit this week on behalf of individuals who are being forced to pay for their "room and board" at the Clinch County Jail in Homerville, Georgia.
Without any legal authority, defendants force inmates at the Clinch County Jail to pay $18 per day, resulting in fees of more than $4,000 in some cases.
weighed in at 246 pounds at Clinch County Memorial Hospital on Saturday.
The branch offices are located in Blackshear, Pierce County, Homerville, Clinch County and Waycross, Ware County, Georgia.