McDuffie County

McDuffie County, Georgia

PO Box 158
Thomson, GA 30824
Phone: (706) 595-2134
Fax: (706) 595-9150

In eastern GA, west of Augusta; organized Oct 18, 1870 from Columbia and Warren counties. Name Origin: For George McDuffie (1790-1851), SC governor (1834-36) and U.S. senator (1842-46)

Area (sq mi):: 266.30 (land 259.77; water 6.52) Population per square mile: 83.70
Population 2005: 21,743 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 21,231 (White 60.30%; Black or African American 37.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,005; median household $31,920; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,591-$24,777
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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14, deputies in ( McDuffie County, Georgia , received a call that a 12-year-old and his little brother were chased by men in clown costumes.
Caption: Top: McDuffie the Newshound delivers bookmarks to a second grade class at Dearing Elementary School in McDuffie County at the start of the school year.
The minimum fine for illegally passing a school bus in McDuffie county is $300.
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McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall confirmed the fatalities early Thursday.
First Bank of Georgia operates offices in Augusta, Richmond County, Columbia County, and Thomson, McDuffie County, Georgia as well as mortgage origination offices in Augusta and Savannah, Georgia.
The editor of the paper is Jason Smith, a McDuffie County native, who most recently had been the Columbia County bureau chief for the Chronicle.
Settling along Little Germany Creek in Richmond County, on land in present-day McDuffie County, Kindred planted cotton and wheat on his 307-acre farm, worked by ten slaves.
A total of 82 sixth graders at a middle school in McDuffie County, Georgia, were involved in the study.
14: ( McDuffie County deputies in Georgia say Cameron Frails, 12, and his little brother, were walking to a bus stop when they were chased by men donning clown costumes.