Screven County

Screven County, Georgia

PO Box 159
Sylvania, GA 30467
Phone: (912) 564-7535
Fax: (912) 564-2562

On central east coast of GA, north of Savannah; organized Dec 14, 1793 from Burke and Effingham counties. Name Origin: For Gen. James Screven (1744-78), an officer in the Revolutionary War. Originally spelled Scriven.

Area (sq mi):: 655.59 (land 648.44; water 7.14) Population per square mile: 23.80
Population 2005: 15,430 State rank: 106 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 11.10% Population 2000: 15,374 (White 53.20%; Black or African American 45.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,894; median household $29,312; Population below poverty level: 20.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,995-$19,034
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.40% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Georgia: Appling County, Bacon County, Bulloch County, Charlton County, Clinch County, Echols County, Evans County, Screven County, Tattnall County, Ware County, Washington County
Every year, McCormick devotes part of his 1,000-acre row crop operation near Sylvania, Georgia, in Screven County to an experiment.
For McCormick, who was nominated by Ray Hicks, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Screven County agent, winning the Southeastern Farmer of the Year award after farming for three decades would be nice, but like most farmers, he doesnt do what he does for recognition.
Finally, Screven County houses 14,593 individuals, with a median household income of $32,155.
(as in Wetlands Environmental Technology) was the first private venture to win the Army Corps of Engineers' blessing to proceed with a 350-acre mitigation bank in the 25,000-acre Millhaven Plantation in Screven County, Ga.
Simons Island in Glynn County and at Newington in Screven County.
2, which led to damaged pecan trees throughout south and southeast Georgia, from Thomas County through Screven County, Wells projects this years crop to yield more than 100 million pounds.
Wells said the storm damaged pecan trees on a path starting in Thomasville, Georgia, then went east and later north as far as Screven County. Wells said Berrien County, Georgia, experienced the most damage due to wind.
Apart from shouldering the installation cost, Altus Power, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, will also own and operate the solar system in the Screven County.