Wilkinson County, Georgia
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The Elam-Camp house in Gordon, Georgia
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
|Founded||May 11, 1803|
|Named for||James Wilkinson|
|• Total||452 sq mi (1,170 km2)|
|• Land||447 sq mi (1,160 km2)|
|• Water||4.6 sq mi (12 km2) 1.0%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||21/sq mi (8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Wilkinson County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, 9,563 people lived there. The county seat is Irwinton. The county was created on May 11, 1803 and named for General James Wilkinson (1757–1825).
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 254. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.