Worth County, Georgia

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Worth County
Worth County courthouse in Sylvester
Worth County courthouse in Sylvester
Map of Georgia highlighting Worth 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°33′N 83°51′W / 31.55°N 83.85°W / 31.55; -83.85
Country United States
State Georgia
FoundedDecember 20, 1853
Named forWilliam J. Worth
SeatSylvester
Largest citySylvester
Area
 • Total575 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Land571 sq mi (1,480 km2)
 • Water4.1 sq mi (11 km2)  0.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
20,299
 • Density38/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district8th
Websiteworthcountyboc.com

Worth County is a county located in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,679.[1] The county seat is Sylvester.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.