Tattnall County, Georgia

Tattnall Co., GA

Tattnall County, GA


Located in the Lower Coastal Plain of southeast Georgia, Tattnall County is the state's twenty-fifth county and comprises 484 square miles. It was created in 1801 from Montgomery County and named for Governor Josiah Tattnall, a Savannah native who had once served as brigadier general in the state militia. In later years other counties were formed from parts of Tattnall County: Toombs County (1905), Candler County (July 1914), and Evans County (August 1914).
According to the 2010 U.S. census, the population of Tattnall County was 25,520, an increase from the 2000 population of 22,305.
Source: Georgia Encyclopedia

Modern Day Adjacent Counties

Candler County - north
Evans County - northeast
Liberty County - east
Long County - southeast
Wayne County - south
Appling County - southwest
Toombs County - west
Emanuel County - northwest

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