Upson County

Upson County came into being in 1824, its lands taken from parts of Pike and Crawford counties. Its name honors Stephen Upson, a lawyer and legislator of renown during the antebellum period. Thomaston, the county seat, is named for General Jett Thomas, leader of the state mili­tia in 1812 and builder of the state capitol at Milledgeville.

Contact Information

Address 106 East Lee Street, Suite 110, Thomaston GA 30286
Telephone 706.647.7012
Fax 706.647.7030

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Upson 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 27530 (State Rank: 65)
Incorporated Millage Rage 12.72
Unincorporated Millage Rate 12.72
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 14.3
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 27.02
Total Unincorporated 27.02


County Officials