Irwin County

Irwin County, Georgia

207 S Irwin Ave Suite 2
Ocilla, GA 31774
Phone: (229) 468-9441
Fax: (229) 468-9672

In south-central GA, north of Valdosta; original county; organized Dec 15, 1818 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Gen. Jared Irwin (1750-1818), twice GA governor (1796-98; 1806-09)

Area (sq mi):: 362.73 (land 356.81; water 5.92) Population per square mile: 28.30
Population 2005: 10,093 State rank: 129 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 14.80% Population 2000: 9,931 (White 71.50%; Black or African American 25.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,867; median household $30,257; Population below poverty level: 17.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,206-$20,590
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Grinstead was a teacher at Irwin County High School when she was reported to be missing from her Ocilla home more than 11 years ago.
Occurrence of stink bug egg parasitoid species attacking Euschistus servus in woodland habitats, an early-season (ES) crop, and late-season (LS) crops in Irwin County, Georgia, over a 10 yr period.
One of the letters he wrote while incarcerated at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga.