Atkinson County

Atkinson County one of Georgia's youngest, was organized during world War I from lands previously part of Clinch and Coffee counties. It is named for William Y. Atkinson, governor from 1894 to 1898. Pearson, the county seat, is named for an early settler.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 518, Pearson GA 31642
Telephone 912.422.3391
Fax 912.422.3429

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Atkinson County Census Data from U.S. Census
Other Data Sets County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Georgia Encyclopedia County Page from The New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wages & Salaries Local Government Wage and Salary Survey from DCA
Labor Market Georgia Labor Market Explorer & Analysis
Sales Tax Sales and Property Tax Rates from DOR
Hotel/Motel Tax Hotel/Motel Tax Report from DCA

Statistics and Rates

2008 Population 8181 (State Rank: 140)
Incorporated Millage Rage 17.361
Unincorporated Millage Rate 17.361
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 14.811
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 32.172
Total Unincorporated 32.172


County Officials