Ware County

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Ware County, Georgia

800 Church St
Waycross, GA 31501
Phone: (912) 287-4300
Fax: (912) 287-4301
www.warecounty.com

In southeastern GA, west of Brunswick; organized Dec 15, 1824 from Appling County. Name Origin: For Nicholas Ware (1769-1824), GA legislator, mayor of Augusta (1819-21), and U.S. senator (1821-24)

Area (sq mi):: 906.31 (land 902.29; water 4.02) Population per square mile: 38.20
Population 2005: 34,492 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 0.00% Population 2000: 35,483 (White 68.90%; Black or African American 28.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,384; median household $28,360; Population below poverty level: 20.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,514-$21,101
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Waycross County seat (15,187)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The branch offices are located in Blackshear, Pierce County, Homerville, Clinch County and Waycross, Ware County, Georgia.