Columbia County

Columbia County was settled by Quakers who chose to name their county for an explorer, Christopher Columbus, rather than for a military man as was often the custom. John Appling, the original pioneer of the area, gave his name to the county seat.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 498, Evans GA 30809
Telephone 706.312.7388
Fax 706.868.3348

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Columbia 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 110627 (State Rank: 20)
Incorporated Millage Rage 6.652
Unincorporated Millage Rate 6.652
County Bond 1.27
School Maintenance/Operations 17.09
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 25.012
Total Unincorporated 25.012


County Officials