Jeff Davis County

Jeff Davis County came into being from parts of Appling and Coffee counties in 1905. It was named for the president of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis. Hazlehurst, the county seat, is named for the civil engineer who surveyed the route for the Macon and Brunswick Railroad.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 609, Hazlehurst GA 31539
Telephone 912.375.6611
Fax 912.375.0378

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Jeff Davis 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 13486 (State Rank: 111)
Incorporated Millage Rage 12.88
Unincorporated Millage Rate 12.88
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 12.75
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 25.63
Total Unincorporated 25.63


County Officials