Colquitt County

Colquitt County was created from Lowndes and Thomas counties in 1856, later giving up part of its land to Irwin County. It is the namesake of the Reverend Walter T. Colquitt who served as a U. S. senator and a local judge as well as a Methodist minister. Moultrie, the county seat, is named for General William Moultrie, a Revolutionary War figure.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 517, Moultrie GA 31776
Telephone 229.616.7409
Fax 229.616.7018

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Colquitt 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 45279 (State Rank: 45)
Incorporated Millage Rage 16.722
Unincorporated Millage Rate 12.971
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 8.463
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 25.185
Total Unincorporated 21.434


County Officials