Twiggs County

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Twiggs County, Georgia

425 N Railroad St
Jeffersonville, GA 31044
Phone: (478) 945-3629
Fax: (478) 945-3988
www.twiggscounty.us

In central GA, east of Macon; organized Dec 14, 1809 from Wilkinson County. The geographic center of GA is within the county. Name Origin: For Maj. Gen. John Twiggs, an officer in the American Revolution

Area (sq mi):: 362.95 (land 360.29; water 2.66) Population per square mile: 28.60
Population 2005: 10,299 State rank: 127 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 10,590 (White 54.60%; Black or African American 43.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,259; median household $31,608; Population below poverty level: 19.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,342-$20,252
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 29.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 75.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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