Crisp County

Crisp County, Georgia

210 S 7th St
Cordele, GA 31015
Phone: (229) 276-2672
Fax: (229) 276-2675

In south-central GA, northeast of Albany; organized Aug 17, 1905 from Dooly County. Name Origin: For Charles Frederick Crisp (1845-96), Confederate army officer and U.S. representative from GA (1883-96)

Area (sq mi):: 281.20 (land 273.82; water 7.38) Population per square mile: 80.40
Population 2005: 22,017 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 9.90% Population 2000: 21,996 (White 53.50%; Black or African American 43.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,695; median household $26,547; Population below poverty level: 29.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,653-$20,908
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cordele County seat (11,557)

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    With this expansion, Verizon's customers in the areas including Cordele, Vienna, Crisp County-Cordele Airport, Crisp County Hospital, Norbord Inc, Pine Hills Golf Corse, State Farmers Market and drive areas along I-75 and US 41 in Dooly and Crisp counties will now have access to its 4G LTE network.
    Cingular Wireless said the new cell sites, which included four in Worth County and three in Crisp County, will also improve coverage and capacity in communities such as Cordele, Oakfield and Warwick.
    Harris hired Musselwhite as a draftsman in 1968 after he graduated from Crisp County High School; the Massey Technical Institute in Jacksonville, Fla.; and Middle Georgia College in Cochran, Ga.
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