Butts County

Butts County, Georgia

25 3rd St Suite 4
Jackson, GA 30233
Phone: (770) 775-8200
Fax: (770) 775-8211

In west-central GA, northwest of Macon; organized Dec 24, 1825 from Henry and Monroe counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Sam Butts (1777-1814), army officer killed in the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 190.01 (land 186.61; water 3.40) Population per square mile: 112.80
Population 2005: 21,045 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 27.40% Population 2000: 19,522 (White 68.50%; Black or African American 28.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,016; median household $39,879; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,813-$21,898
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 31.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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A constitutional challenge to Johnson's sentencing and conviction was rejected by a Butts County Superior Court judge Wednesday.
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From the transcript of a habeas corpus hearing held in January 1996 at the Butts County Superior Court in Jackson, Georgia, to determine whether Wallace Fugate was given "effective assistance of counsel" by Leo Browne during the 1992 murder trial in which Fugate was sentenced to death.
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