Colquitt County

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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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    Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation (AMEX: SGB), the parent company of Southwest Georgia Bank, a community bank serving Colquitt County, Georgia and surrounding regions, announced today that it and First Bank Holding Company, parent corporation of Sylvester Banking Company, have signed a letter of intent to merge 100% of the common shares of Sylvester Banking Company into Southwest Georgia Bank.
    Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation (AMEX: SGB), the parent company of Southwest Georgia Bank, a community bank serving Colquitt County, Georgia and surrounding regions, announced today that on Friday, February 27, 2004, it completed the previously announced acquisition of First Bank Holding Company and its sole subsidiary, Sylvester Banking Company.
    Sites near Adel in Cook County, Georgia, have been selected for a new feed mill and hatchery, while a site near Moultrie in Colquitt County, Georgia, has been selected for the construction of a new poultry processing plant and wastewater treatment facility.
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    Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation (NYSE Amex: SGB), the parent company of Southwest Georgia Bank, a community bank serving Colquitt County, Georgia and surrounding regions, announced the results of shareholder voting that took place during the Company's 2010 annual meeting, which was held on Tuesday, May 25.
    Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation (AMEX: SGB), the parent company of Southwest Georgia Bank, a community bank serving Colquitt County, Georgia and surrounding regions, announced that DeWitt Drew, President and CEO of Southwest Georgia Financial, commented on the earnings and the integration of its recent acquisition of Sylvester Banking Company during his comments at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held yesterday.