Jones County

Jones County was carved from Baldwin County in 1807 and is named for James Jones, a Savannah attorney who served in the state legislature at the age of 23 and was a member of the state constitutional convention of 1798. Gray, the county seat, is named for a family promi­nent among the early settlers.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 1359, Gray GA 31032
Telephone 478.986.8230
Fax 478.986.6462

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Jones 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 27542 (State Rank: 64)
Incorporated Millage Rage 14.72
Unincorporated Millage Rate 13.33
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 16
School Bond 1.788
Total Incorporated 32.508
Total Unincorporated 31.118


County Officials