Emanuel County

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Emanuel County, Georgia

101 N Main St
Swainsboro, GA 30401
Phone: (478) 237-3881
Fax: (478) 237-2593

In east-central GA, northwest of Savannah; organized Dec 10, 1812 from Montgomery and Bulloch counties. Name Origin: For David Emanuel (1742-1808), GA legislator and governor (1801)

Area (sq mi):: 690.33 (land 685.79; water 4.54) Population per square mile: 32.20
Population 2005: 22,108 State rank: 78 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 6.30% Population 2000: 21,837 (White 62.60%; Black or African American 33.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $13,627; median household $24,383; Population below poverty level: 27.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,754-$20,719
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.30% Median travel time to work: 23.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Because of the lack of education regarding the chronic disease of diabetes in diabetics, East Georgia Health Cooperative and the Medical College of Georgia sponsored a Diabetes Day Camp to help educate 29 diabetics in Emanuel County, Georgia.
Huber Corporation, plans to expand its oriented strand board (OSB) business in Emanuel County, Georgia, subject to Board approval and finalization of applicable permits and governmental agency arrangement.