Jenkins County

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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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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.