Ware County

Ware County, Georgia

800 Church St
Waycross, GA 31501
Phone: (912) 287-4300
Fax: (912) 287-4301

In southeastern GA, west of Brunswick; organized Dec 15, 1824 from Appling County. Name Origin: For Nicholas Ware (1769-1824), GA legislator, mayor of Augusta (1819-21), and U.S. senator (1821-24)

Area (sq mi):: 906.31 (land 902.29; water 4.02) Population per square mile: 38.20
Population 2005: 34,492 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 0.00% Population 2000: 35,483 (White 68.90%; Black or African American 28.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,384; median household $28,360; Population below poverty level: 20.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,514-$21,101
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Waycross County seat (15,187)

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    Ware County is now eligible to apply for FEMAs Public Assistance funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas that sustained damage from Hurricane Matthew.
    Ware County prefers to pay by Procurement (Visa Credit) Card.
    Notes: Deadline for questions to WARE County to jdaniell@warecounty.
    The branch offices are located in Blackshear, Pierce County, Homerville, Clinch County and Waycross, Ware County, Georgia.