Ben Hill County

Ben Hill County, Georgia

402A E Pine St
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
Phone: (229) 426-5112
Fax: (229) 426-5106

In south-central GA, northeast of Albany; organized Jul 31, 1906 from Irwin and Wilcox counties. Name Origin: For Benjamin Harvey Hill (1823-82), GA legislator and U.S. senator

Area (sq mi):: 254.03 (land 251.79; water 2.23) Population per square mile: 68.80
Population 2005: 17,316 State rank: 93 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 17,484 (White 61.90%; Black or African American 32.60%; Hispanic or Latino 4.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,093; median household $27,100; Population below poverty level: 22.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,603-$22,475
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Agents from Georgia's Bureau of Investigation (GBI) searched the location in Ben Hill County Tuesday to find further clues or evidence related to the case, WSB Atlanta (http://www.
The purpose of this Scope is to acquire accurate field boring logs, surveyed elevations of borings, material samples and related work for the proposed bridge construction located at SR 11 over House Creek in Ben Hill County PI: 0011676.
The buyer, Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Economic Development Authority, is a local economic development organization that will lease the building to Georgia Modular Systems.