Tift County

Tift County was given territory from Berrien, Irwin and Worth counties at its creation in 1905. It is named for Nelson Tift, as is the county seat of Tifton, one of Albany's founders. Tift served in Congress. His son, Henry Harding Tift, founded the City of Tifton in 1872.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 826, Tifton GA 31793
Telephone 229.386.7856
Fax 229.386.7955
Website http://www.tiftcounty.org

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Tift 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 42434 (State Rank: 47)
Incorporated Millage Rage 10.39
Unincorporated Millage Rate 10.39
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 14.964
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 25.354
Total Unincorporated 25.354


County Officials