Brooks County, Georgia

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Brooks County
Brooks County Courthouse in Quitman
Map of Georgia highlighting Brooks County
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Map of the United States highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°43′44″N 83°42′54″W / 30.7289°N 83.715°W / 30.7289; -83.715
Country United States
State Georgia
FoundedDecember 11, 1858
Named forPreston Brooks
Largest cityQuitman
 • Total498 sq mi (1,290 km2)
 • Land493 sq mi (1,280 km2)
 • Water4.8 sq mi (12 km2)  1.0%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density33/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district8th

Brooks County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, 16,243 people lived there. The county seat is Quitman.