Crisp County

Crisp County, Georgia

210 S 7th St
Cordele, GA 31015
Phone: (229) 276-2672
Fax: (229) 276-2675

In south-central GA, northeast of Albany; organized Aug 17, 1905 from Dooly County. Name Origin: For Charles Frederick Crisp (1845-96), Confederate army officer and U.S. representative from GA (1883-96)

Area (sq mi):: 281.20 (land 273.82; water 7.38) Population per square mile: 80.40
Population 2005: 22,017 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 9.90% Population 2000: 21,996 (White 53.50%; Black or African American 43.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,695; median household $26,547; Population below poverty level: 29.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,653-$20,908
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cordele County seat (11,557)

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    Tenders are invited for Crisp County Regional Youth Detention Center
    Wireless infrastructure investment is critical to Georgia's future and I am very pleased to see AT&T investing in Cordele and Crisp County and bringing LTE service to our community," said Bruce Drennan, Executive Director of the Cordele-Crisp County Industrial Development Council.
    Harris hired Musselwhite as a draftsman in 1968 after he graduated from Crisp County High School; the Massey Technical Institute in Jacksonville, Fla.
    Seth Kirkland, Evans Josh Weldon, Cordele Crisp County Nick Wilkerson, Franklin Heard County DL Derek Allen, Dublin Duluth Melvin Richey, Decatur Southwest DeKalb LB Sedrick Hodge, Atlanta Westminster Darian Hutchinson, Atlanta Douglass Matt Miller, Atlanta Marist Reggie Poole, Cedartown Tavarrus Pounds, Villa Rica DB Robert Carswell, Stone Mountain Armark Tolbert, Augusta Josey.
    Kathryn Buford, 17, of Cordele, a member of the Crisp County 4-H and a senior at Crisp Academy, raised more than $6,000 to provide more than 100 foster children with new pajamas, stuffed ponies, and overnight bags to ease the trauma of being removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.
    Customers who live in or visit areas including Cordele, Vienna, Crisp County-Cordele Airport, Crisp County Hospital, Norbord Inc.
    Through contacts that we had in the Crisp County area, we were introduced to individuals from the Crisp County Industrial Development Council.
    The Company made the decision to locate the biomass manufacturing plant in Crisp County after members of it management team met with the Crisp County Industrial Development Council (IDC) earlier this year to discuss their assistance with locating a site for the plant, tax abatements, and various job credits available to Vega if the Company located its plant in their county.
    The Series 2008A ($10 million) and 2008B ($3 million) Certificates were issued through the Hospital Authority and security for the bonds is the gross revenues of the hospital and payments to be made pursuant to an Intergovernmental Contract between the Authority and Crisp County.
    YSI was awarded a contract by the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice to operate a 64-bed Youth Development Treatment Program in Crisp County GA.
    Lake Blackshear was created in 1930 by the damming of the Flint River to provide low-cost power to the citizens of Crisp County.
    The Company's Crisp County product will now serve Sumter County.