Place:Brooks, Georgia, United States

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Brooks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is part of the Valdosta, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,243. The county seat is Quitman. Brooks County was created 11 December 1858 from portions of Lowndes and Thomas counties by an act of the Georgia General Assembly named in honor of U.S. Representative Preston Brooks. The county is in the Valdosta, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1857 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1858 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 6,356
1870 8,342
1880 11,727
1890 13,979
1900 18,606
1910 23,832
1920 24,538
1930 21,330
1940 20,497
1950 18,169
1960 15,292
1970 13,739
1980 15,255
1990 15,398

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External links

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