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Long County, Georgia

49 E McDonald St
Ludowici, GA 31316
Phone: (912) 545-2143
Fax: (912) 545-2150

In southeastern GA, northwest of Brunswick; organized Aug 14, 1920 from Liberty County. Name Origin: For Crawford Williamson Long (1815-78), prominent GA surgeon, first in history to use sulphuric ether as an anesthetic, Mar 30, 1842

Area (sq mi):: 403.49 (land 400.92; water 2.57) Population per square mile: 27.60
Population 2005: 11,083 State rank: 119 Population change: 2000-20005 7.60%; 1990-2000 66.10% Population 2000: 10,304 (White 64.80%; Black or African American 24.30%; Hispanic or Latino 8.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 6.80%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 26.50
Income 2000: per capita $12,586; median household $30,640; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,015-$16,831
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 29.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 86.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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