Appling County

Appling County created by legislative act in 1818 from treaty lands negotiated from the Creek Indians, is named for Colonel Daniel Appling. Appling was regarded as Georgia's most outstanding soldier of the War of 1812. Baxley, the county seat, is named for Wilson Baxley who had come from North Carolina as a pioneer in this southeast Georgia area near the Altamaha River.

Contact Information

Address 69 Tippins Street, Suite 201, Baxley GA 31513-0494
Telephone 912.367.8100
Fax 912.367.8161

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Appling 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 18038 (State Rank: 93)
Incorporated Millage Rage 12.95
Unincorporated Millage Rate 12.95
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 14.67
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 27.62
Total Unincorporated 27.62


County Officials