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Jenkins County, Georgia

611 Winthrop Ave
Millen, GA 30442
Phone: (478) 982-2563
Fax: (478) 982-4750

In east-central GA, south of Augusta; organized Aug 17, 1905 from Bulloch, Burke, Screven, and Emanuel counties. Name Origin: For Charles Jones Jenkins (1805-83), GA legislator, jurist, and governor (1865-67)

Area (sq mi):: 352.45 (land 349.81; water 2.64) Population per square mile: 25.00
Population 2005: 8,729 State rank: 137 Population change: 2000-20005 1.80%; 1990-2000 4.00% Population 2000: 8,575 (White 55.60%; Black or African American 40.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,400; median household $24,025; Population below poverty level: 28.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,776-$18,753
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Four fish (#620, #720, #750, and #839) were tracked near Blue Springs (267 rkm), Jenkins County, Georgia (Figure 1), which is a known cool-water spring (T.G.
Number of Times Fish ID Total Length (mm) Weight (kg) Traced 620 [*] 680 4.2 13 640 905 11.5 5 670 798 7.2 2 720 [*] 619 4.0 1 730 820 7.5 2 740 603 3.1 2 750 [*] 683 3.8 2 800 745 6.0 14 839 [*] 814 6.0 2 (*.)Fish were tracked near Blue Springs located in Jenkins County, Georgia. Length, weights, number of times tracked, and mortality switch activation for tagged striped bass in the Ogeechee River, Georgia 1997.