Coffee County

Coffee County had to draw its territory from parts of Clinch, Irwin, Telfair and Ware counties in 1854. General John Coffee, an Indian fight­er, is honored with its naming. Douglas, the county seat, is named for Stephen A. Douglas, the Democrat who unsuccessfully opposed Abraham Lincoln in his first race for the presidency.

Contact Information

Address 101 South Peterson Avenue, Douglas GA 31533
Telephone 912.384.4799
Fax 912.384.0291

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Coffee 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 40527 (State Rank: 49)
Incorporated Millage Rage 7.847
Unincorporated Millage Rate 7.847
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 15.214
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 23.061
Total Unincorporated 23.061


County Officials