Pierce County

Pierce County was named for President Franklin Pierce when territory was taken from Appling and Ware counties in 1857 for its designation. The county seat, Blackshear, bears the name of General David Blackshear who fought Indians in Georgia and Florida during the War of 1812.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 679, Blackshear GA 31516-0679
Telephone 912.449.2022
Fax 912.449.2024
Website http://pc.pcgeorgia.com/

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Pierce 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 18127 (State Rank: 92)
Incorporated Millage Rage 9.62
Unincorporated Millage Rate 7.77
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 15.5
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 25.12
Total Unincorporated 23.27

 

County Officials