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

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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

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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

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

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