Meriwether County

Meriwether County was drawn from Troup County in 1827. It is named for General David Meriwether of the state militia who was often employed by the federal government to negotiate with the Indians. Greenville, the county seat, was named for General Nathaniel Greene, Revolutionary War hero. Warm Springs, regarded as a healing spa from earliest times, is in Meriwether County as is President Franklin Roosevelt's Little White House.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 428, Greenville GA 30222
Telephone 706.672.1314
Fax 706.672.1886

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Meriwether 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 22840 (State Rank: 77)
Incorporated Millage Rage 12.217
Unincorporated Millage Rate 12.217
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 16.9
School Bond 1.1
Total Incorporated 30.217
Total Unincorporated 30.217


County Officials