Bacon County, Georgia

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Bacon County
Bacon County Courthouse in Alma
Bacon County Courthouse in Alma
Map of Georgia highlighting Bacon County
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Map of the United States highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°34′N 82°27′W / 31.56°N 82.45°W / 31.56; -82.45
Country United States
State Georgia
FoundedJuly 27, 1914
Named forAugustus Octavius Bacon
SeatAlma
Largest cityAlma
Area
 • Total286 sq mi (740 km2)
 • Land259 sq mi (670 km2)
 • Water27 sq mi (70 km2)  9.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2019)
11,164
 • Density43/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district1st

Bacon County is a county in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, 11,096 people lived there. The county seat is Alma.