Tattnall County

Tattnall County, Georgia

PO Box 25
Reidsville, GA 30453
Phone: (912) 557-4335
Fax: (912) 557-6088

In east-central GA, west of Savannah; organized Dec 5, 1801 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Gen. Josiah Tattnall (1764-1803), an officer in the American Revolution, U.S. senator from GA (1796-99), and governor (1801-02)

Area (sq mi):: 488.22 (land 483.69; water 4.53) Population per square mile: 48.00
Population 2005: 23,211 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 25.90% Population 2000: 22,305 (White 59.30%; Black or African American 31.40%; Hispanic or Latino 8.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.70%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 33.90
Income 2000: per capita $13,439; median household $28,664; Population below poverty level: 23.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,911-$20,099
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 27.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Agents over in the Tattnall County area told me that around 10 to 30 percent of trees in pretty much any orchard were blown down, Wells said.
With more than $12 million worth of pecans spread over 7,000 acres, Tattnall County was the sixth highest-grossing county for pecans in Georgia in 2014, according to the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development.
In Tattnall County, Tyson said that the wind damage from Hurricane Matthew also blew many of the younger stalks those that hadnt been defoliated over.
Georgia: Appling County, Bacon County, Bulloch County, Charlton County, Clinch County, Echols County, Evans County, Screven County, Tattnall County, Ware County, Washington County
Sprouted bulbs at a large cull pile of Peruvian onions near a major onion processing plant in Tattnall county were monitored for thrips species composition during the fall 2003 to spring 2004 season on 16 Dec, 3 Feb, 10 Mar, 7 Apr.
In 2006, 9 fields were sampled, with 4 in Toombs County and 5 in Tattnall County. These fields were sampled 5 times (19 Jan, 7 and 27 Feb, 16 and 28 Mar).
The CAED has played a key role in successful co-ops such as Sunbelt Goat Producers in Washington County and Farm Fresh Tattnall, a co-op of roadside markets and pick-your-own farms in Tattnall County.