Brooks County, Georgia

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Brooks County
Brooks County Courthouse in Quitman
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; 165 years ago (1858-12-11)
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%
 • Total16,301
 • Density33/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

Brooks County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2020 census, 16,301 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Quitman.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Brooks County, Georgia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 14, 2023.