Appling County

Appling County, Georgia

60 Tippins St Suite 201
Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: (912) 367-8100
Fax: (912) 367-8161

In southeast-central GA; organized 1818 (prior to statehood) from Creek cession. Name Origin: For Daniel Appling (1787-1818), an officer in the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 512.11 (land 508.51; water 3.61) Population per square mile: 35.30
Population 2005: 17,954 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 10.60% Population 2000: 17,419 (White 74.90%; Black or African American 19.60%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,044; median household $30,266; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,214-$19,747
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Representative example: The $400-500 million biomass plant in Appling County, Georgia, will produce a maximum 100 megawatts by 2014.
(Appling County), by the descendants of former slaves Jack and Mariah Summerall.
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By early 1989, it became increasingly apparent that the adversarial relationship between the governing bodies of Appling County (Georgia) and its two municipalities - the city of Baxley and the town of Surrency - was having increasingly negative impacts on on the communities' quality of life.
The transition from a distrustful, adversarial, competitive relationship between county and municipal governments, to one of trust, cooperation and mutual assistance was spearhead primarily by the local governmental, professional and business leadership through an ad hoc committee called the "Appling County Partnership" (APC).