Wilkes County, Georgia

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Wilkes County
Wilkes County Courthouse
Map of Georgia highlighting Wilkes County
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Map of the United States highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°47′N 82°44′W / 33.79°N 82.74°W / 33.79; -82.74
Country United States
State Georgia
FoundedFebruary 5, 1777
Named forJohn Wilkes
Largest cityWashington
 • Total474 sq mi (1,230 km2)
 • Land469 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water4.6 sq mi (12 km2)  1.0%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density23/sq mi (9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district10th

Wilkes County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, 10,593 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Washington.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 9, 2016. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.