Wilkinson County

Wilkinson County, dating to 1803, is an original county whose territory was acquired by cessions of the Creek Indians. It is named for General James Wilkinson, officer of the Revolutionary War and native of Maryland. He had been a party to the treaty that obtained the land for this county. Irwinton, the county seat, was built on the site of an English trading post dating to 1715. It is named for Governor Jared Irwin.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 161, Irwinton GA 31042
Telephone 478.946.4300
Fax 478.946.3767
Website http://www.wilkinsoncounty.net

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Wilkinson 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 10026 (State Rank: 129)
Incorporated Millage Rage 12.44
Unincorporated Millage Rate 12.44
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 19.66
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 32.1
Total Unincorporated 32.1


County Officials