Dougherty County

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Dougherty County, Georgia

PO Box 1827
Albany, GA 31702
Phone: (229) 431-2121
Fax: (229) 438-3967
www.dougherty.ga.us

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 School System covers a 326 square mile area of Dougherty County, GA.
    This increase was primarily due to the third quarter 1996 acquisition of First Union National Bank of Georgia's deposits and branches located in Dougherty County, Ga.
    6%, from the first quarter of 1996), primarily due to the net increase in assets resulting from the third quarter 1996 acquisition of First Union deposits in Dougherty County, Ga.
    Bond proceeds were used to finance the cost of acquiring, constructing, and equipping of a refrigerated warehouse facility located in the City of Albany, Dougherty County, GA.
    1 million in 1996, primarily due to the acquisition of First Union National Bank of Georgia's branches in the Dougherty County, Ga.
    This increase is primarily due to the acquisition of First Union National Bank of Georgia's branches (excluding loans) in the Dougherty County, Ga.