Dougherty County

Dougherty County was created in 1853 by dividing Baker County. It is named for Judge Charles Dougherty of Athens, a popular advocate of states' rights. The county seat, Albany, is thought to have been named for the New York State capital.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 1827, Albany GA 31702
Telephone 229.431.2121
Fax 229.438.3967

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Dougherty 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 95754 (State Rank: 25)
Incorporated Millage Rage 11.894
Unincorporated Millage Rate 11.894
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 18.445
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 30.339
Total Unincorporated 30.339


County Officials