Jenkins County

Jenkins County, Georgia

611 Winthrop Ave
Millen, GA 30442
Phone: (478) 982-2563
Fax: (478) 982-4750

In east-central GA, south of Augusta; organized Aug 17, 1905 from Bulloch, Burke, Screven, and Emanuel counties. Name Origin: For Charles Jones Jenkins (1805-83), GA legislator, jurist, and governor (1865-67)

Area (sq mi):: 352.45 (land 349.81; water 2.64) Population per square mile: 25.00
Population 2005: 8,729 State rank: 137 Population change: 2000-20005 1.80%; 1990-2000 4.00% Population 2000: 8,575 (White 55.60%; Black or African American 40.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,400; median household $24,025; Population below poverty level: 28.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,776-$18,753
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Today, spoke hospitals in Georgia that are connected to MCG include Cobb Memorial Hospital, Elbert County Hospital, Emanuel County Hospital, Jefferson County Hospital, Jenkins County Hospital, McDuffie Regional Hospital, Morgan Memorial Hospital, Washington Regional Medical Center, Wills Memorial Hospital, and Tilt County Regional Medical Center.
Four fish (#620, #720, #750, and #839) were tracked near Blue Springs (267 rkm), Jenkins County, Georgia (Figure 1), which is a known cool-water spring (T.
Fish were tracked near Blue Springs located in Jenkins County, Georgia.