Colquitt County

Colquitt County, Georgia

PO Box 517
Moultrie, GA 31776
Phone: (229) 890-1805

In south-central GA, northwest of Valdosta; organized Feb 25, 1856 from Thomas and Lowndes counties. Name Origin: For Walter Terry Colquitt (1799-1855), jurist, Methodist minister, and U.S. senator (1843-48)

Area (sq mi):: 556.55 (land 552.27; water 4.28) Population per square mile: 79.50
Population 2005: 43,915 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 14.80% Population 2000: 42,053 (White 64.80%; Black or African American 23.50%; Hispanic or Latino 10.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 8.50%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 33.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,457; median household $28,539; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,219-$20,384
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Moultrie County seat (14,792)

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    Mays High School in Atlanta, Susan Swanson from Rossville Middle School in Rossville, and Richard Wilson from Colquitt County Junior High School in Moultrie -- will meet the governor for a noon luncheon at the mansion.
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