Hancock County Facts

Hancock County is one of Georgia's poorer counties. Its downtown area is reminiscent of life in Georgia in the 1940s. It still has a fair number of farms and timber lands. It is valued for it good hunting and a relatively inexpensive land prices. It also boasts some of the frontage on lake Sinclair which is a great recreational attraction. Its high tax rate has been considered a deterent to some buyers.

Phone Directory

Tax Assessor (706)-444-5721

Tax Commissioner (706)-444-5148

Sherriff `s Department (706)-444-6471

Clerk of Court (706)-444-6644

Superintendent of Roads (706)-444-5046

Health Department (706)-444-6616

Superintendent of Schools (706)-444-5775

County Agent (706)-444-6596

Chief Magistrate (706)-444-6234

Georgia Forestry (706)-444-5313

US Dept of Agriculture (706)-453-7021

web site: www.rootsweb.com/~gahancoc/

County Demography

Population (2001) 10,065

Square miles 478.8

Total Acres 302,900

Timberland in acres 274,800

Population per square mile 21.3

Per capita income $15,675

Millage Rate(2000) 46.38

Information provided

Courtesy of:

Ranking among 159 Counties

(1 best 159 worst)

Unemployment 156

Rank of High School Graduation % 145

Per Capita Income 158

Master Economic Rank 129

Tax Rate 158

"We Speak Country"


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 Hancock County in Adobe pdf format