Dooly County


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Dooly County, Georgia

PO Box 322
Vienna, GA 31092
Phone: (229) 268-4228
Fax: (229) 268-4230
www.doolychamber.com

In west-central GA, south of Macon; original county; organized May 15, 1821 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Capt. John Dooly (1740-80), American Revolutionary officer in GA, killed by British sympathizers

Area (sq mi):: 397.07 (land 392.88; water 4.19) Population per square mile: 29.90
Population 2005: 11,749 State rank: 116 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 16.40% Population 2000: 11,525 (White 44.80%; Black or African American 49.50%; Hispanic or Latino 4.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $13,628; median household $27,980; Population below poverty level: 22.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,071-$20,535
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In the early 1990s, there was a grass roots effort by Dooly County, Georgia, landowners to deal with the issue of over-harvest of young bucks.
Examining antler data from the area's bucks, the decision was made to impose a 15-inch outside-spread limit for legal bucks taken in Dooly County, beginning in the 1993 season.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings assigns a rating of 'AAA/F1+' to the $6,365,000 Dooly County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) empowerment zone revenue bonds (Flint River Services Project), series 2000.
The company now turns its attention to the next set of challenges, including the sale of four rural Georgia properties - among them the sale of 366 acres in Dooly County, and 223 acres in Wilcox County.
The largest of the properties - a 366-acre farm in Dooly County - is located along Pinehurst/Byromville Road, nine miles north of Vienna.
Located about 130 miles southeast of Atlanta, Vienna has about 3,000 people and is the county seat of Dooly County.
Giles, who was born and raised in Dooly County, is currently an executive assistant to the senior vice president for external affairs at the University of Georgia.
today to coordinate restoration efforts after a tornado ripped through the city of Vienna and surrounding Dooly County in South Georgia.