Charlton County

Charlton County, Georgia

100 S 3rd St
Folkston, GA 31537
Phone: (912) 496-2549
Fax: (912) 496-1156

In southeastern GA, southwest of Brunswick; organized Feb 11, 1854 from Camden County. Name Origin: For Robert Milledge Charlton (1807-54), GA legislator, jurist, and U.S. senator (1852-52)

Area (sq mi):: 782.97 (land 780.77; water 2.20) Population per square mile: 13.80
Population 2005: 10,790 State rank: 121 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 21.00% Population 2000: 10,282 (White 68.20%; Black or African American 29.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 33.40
Income 2000: per capita $12,920; median household $27,869; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,585-$16,108
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 33.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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It includes a mineral sands processing plant in Offerman, Georgia, a present mine site in Charlton County Georgia, and administrative offices in Jacksonville, Florida.
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The Georgia Centre, which will be named the Folkston ICE Processing Centre, will house immigration detainees under a five-year intergovernmental service agreement between Charlton County and US Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE).
The woman granted an interview to the Charlton County Herald and told the newspaper, "I've always been a strong person.
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Charlton County High School is a small rural school in southeastern Georgia.