Phone Directory

Tax Assessor (706)-541-0920

Tax Commissioner (706)-541-1808

Sherriff `s Department (706)-541-2800

Clerk of Court (706)-312-7139

Superintendent of Roads (706)-554-3124

Health Department (706)-541-1318

Superintendent of Schools (706)-541-0650

County Agent (706)-868-3413

Building Inspections (706)-868-3420

Planning & Zoning (706)-868-3400

Chief Magistrate (706)-868-3316

Georgia Forestry (706)-556-3962

US Dept of Agriculture (706)-595-1339

Water Department (706)-863-6928

web site: www.co.columbia.ga.us

Information provided

Courtesy of:

Columbia County Facts

Columbia County is the "bedroom community" of our area. Attracted by one of the best public school systems in Georgia and its beautiful rolling hills, it has become the county of choice for homeowners. Its progressive government and good management has kept its tax rate competitive with other highly developed counties. It has great recreational attractions in Clark Hill Lake, the Savannah River, and terrific public facilities. Land prices in this county tend to be the highest of all surrounding counties.

County Demography

Population (2001) 92,427

Square miles 307.8

Total Acres 196,992

Timberland in acres 120,800

Population per square mile 300.28

Per capita income $26,080

Millage Rate(2000) 24.88

Ranking among 159 Counties

( 1 best 159 worst)

Unemployment 7

Rank of High School Graduation % 4

Per Capita Income 17

Master Economic Rank 15

Tax Rate 74

"We Speak Country"

(706)-722-4308

Information contained herein is from sources deemed reliable, but is subject to errors or omissions. ęCopyright 2003 Brashear Realty Corp.

Click here to get this document in Adobe pdf format

Click here to get a map of Columbia County in Adobe pdf format