Baldwin County (Georgia)

The Baldwin County is a county located in the state of Georgia in the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Milledgeville, named after the former Governor John Milledge.


The county has an area of ​​693 square kilometers, of which 23 square kilometers are water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Hancock County, Washington County, Wilkinson County, Jones County and Putnam County


The Baldwin County was formed on May 11, 1803 and named for Abraham Baldwin, one of two signatories of the Georgia - Memorandum and founder of the University of Georgia. In June 1806, the first meeting of the Countyverwaltung in a log cabin in Hillsborough, was about 40 km away, in today's Jasper County, held. 1807, the young Balwin County was divided into four counties: Morgan, Jones, Putnam and Randolph County. The Randolph County was later renamed in Jasper County.

From the Baldwin County native Carl Vinson (1883 - 1981), longtime deputy in the U.S. Congress.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000 2010

According to the census in 2000, lived in Baldwin County 44,700 people in 14,758 households and 9,843 families. The population density was 67 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 54.17 percent White, 43.38 percent Black or African American, 0.21 percent Native American, 1.01 percent Asian, 0.01 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander, and 0.48 percent from other races groups; 0.74 percent were descended from two or more races. 1.36 percent of the total population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 14,758 households out of which 31.0 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 43.9 percent were married couples living together, 18.2 percent were single mothers and 33.3 percent were non-families. 25.6 percent of all households and 7.8 percent had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.02 persons.

21.7 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 14.5 percent between 18 and 24, 31.2 percent between 25 and 44, 21.9 percent between 45 and 64 and 10.6 percent were 65 years or older. The average age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were statistically 117.3 males to 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.7 males.

The median income for a household was $ 35,159, and the median income for a family $ 42,736. Males have a median income of $ 31,227, women $ 22,718. The per capita income was $ 16,271. 11.8 percent of families and 16.8 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Places in Baldwin County

  • Allenwood
  • Blandy
  • Browns Crossing
  • Coopers
  • Hardwick
  • Harrisburg
  • Meriwether
  • Milledgeville
  • Pancras
  • Scottsboro
  • Underwood

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