McDuffie County

McDuffie County, Georgia

PO Box 158
Thomson, GA 30824
Phone: (706) 595-2134
Fax: (706) 595-9150
www.dca.state.ga.us/snapshots

In eastern GA, west of Augusta; organized Oct 18, 1870 from Columbia and Warren counties. Name Origin: For George McDuffie (1790-1851), SC governor (1834-36) and U.S. senator (1842-46)

Area (sq mi):: 266.30 (land 259.77; water 6.52) Population per square mile: 83.70
Population 2005: 21,743 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 21,231 (White 60.30%; Black or African American 37.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,005; median household $31,920; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,591-$24,777
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In addition to its flagship University Hospital founded in 1818 in Augusta, University opened the 25-bed University Hospital McDuffie in January 2015 to continue to offer a wide spectrum of medical and health services closer to home for the people of McDuffie County and surrounding communities.
On July 10, the McDuffie County Board of Education has given go ahead to 2 bids for asbestos abatement and demolition of the old R.
Sets of RESCUE[R] Stink Bug Traps were deployed at 2 locations during 2011 in Elbert County (near Elberton), McDuffie County (near Dearing), and Union County (near Blairsville), and at 4 locations in Peach County (2 sites at the USDA, ARS Laboratory near Byron,1 site near Ft.
McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall confirmed the fatalities early Thursday.
The editor of the paper is Jason Smith, a McDuffie County native, who most recently had been the Columbia County bureau chief for the Chronicle.
Settling along Little Germany Creek in Richmond County, on land in present-day McDuffie County, Kindred planted cotton and wheat on his 307-acre farm, worked by ten slaves.
A total of 82 sixth graders at a middle school in McDuffie County, Georgia, were involved in the study.
The Company owns First Bank of Georgia which conducts bank operations through offices in Augusta, Columbia County and Thomson, McDuffie County, Georgia.
OTC Bulletin Board: GECR) announced today the company has moved its headquarters from 110 East Hill Street, Thomson, McDuffie County, Georgia to 2805 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia effective August 16, 2000.
Blanchard further stated that "First Bank of Georgia now operates the Daniel Village Office in Augusta, the West Town Office in Martinez as well as two long-standing offices in Thomson, McDuffie County.
Our Bank offices as well as our Officers and Staff in McDuffie County continue to perform well in serving the financial needs of the citizens of that market," stated Blanchard.