Clinch County

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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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