Dougherty County

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Dougherty County, Georgia

PO Box 1827
Albany, GA 31702
Phone: (229) 431-2121
Fax: (229) 438-3967

In southwestern GA, southeast of Columbus; organized Dec 15, 1853 from Baker County. Name Origin: For Charles Dougherty (1801-53), lawyer and western circuit judge

Area (sq mi):: 334.64 (land 329.60; water 5.04) Population per square mile: 287.90
Population 2005: 94,882 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 -0.30% Population 2000: 96,065 (White 37.30%; Black or African American 60.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 32.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,645; median household $30,934; Population below poverty level: 24.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,608-$24,399
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.60%

Cities with population over 10,000:

  • Albany County seat (76,253)

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    The Dougherty County Commission is scheduled to meet Monday, November 17, 2008, at 10:00 a.
    Dougherty County Schools realized that despite their investment in a costly content filter, students were easily using web proxies and other circumvention techniques to access inappropriate material online during school hours.
    With 40 locations, 18,000 students, 1,900 faculty and staff, and an old PBX phone system, Dougherty County School System was spending $12,000 to $15,000 every month on its phone bill.
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