Candler County

Candler County created in 1914 from parts of Bulloch, Emanuel and Tattnall counties is named for Governor Alien D. Candler. He is credited with preserving and researching many of the state's Colonial, Revolutionary and Confederate records. Metter is the county seat.

Contact Information

Address 1075 East Hiawatha Street, Suite A, Metter GA 30439
Telephone 912.685.2835
Fax 912.685.4823

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Candler 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 10580 (State Rank: 123)
Incorporated Millage Rage 9.206
Unincorporated Millage Rate 10.085
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 12.35
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 21.556
Total Unincorporated 22.435


County Officials