Dooly County

Dooly County, Georgia

PO Box 322
Vienna, GA 31092
Phone: (229) 268-4228
Fax: (229) 268-4230

In west-central GA, south of Macon; original county; organized May 15, 1821 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Capt. John Dooly (1740-80), American Revolutionary officer in GA, killed by British sympathizers

Area (sq mi):: 397.07 (land 392.88; water 4.19) Population per square mile: 29.90
Population 2005: 11,749 State rank: 116 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 16.40% Population 2000: 11,525 (White 44.80%; Black or African American 49.50%; Hispanic or Latino 4.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $13,628; median household $27,980; Population below poverty level: 22.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,071-$20,535
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In the early 1990s, North American Whitetail's financial support of a landmark study on antler restrictions in Dooly County, Georgia, was instrumental in bringing some folks around to the idea of protecting yearlings.
The Jareds' only daughter, Nan, ended up marrying a politics and history buff from Dooly County named Jody Powell.
In the early 1990s, there was a grass roots effort by Dooly County, Georgia, landowners to deal with the issue of over-harvest of young bucks.
Examining antler data from the area's bucks, the decision was made to impose a 15-inch outside-spread limit for legal bucks taken in Dooly County, beginning in the 1993 season.