Place:Bulloch, Georgia, United States

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Bulloch County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on February 8, 1796. Bulloch County has undergone rapid growth in recent years. As of 2012, the Census Bureau estimated a population of 72,694. The county seat is Statesboro. As of 2013, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Micropolitan Statistical Area joined Savannah and Hinesville to form the Savannah-Hinesville-Statesboro, GA Combined Statistical Area with a 2012 population of 516,154 (ranking 86th in the United States).

In February 1776, the Georgia Legislature created a county from St. Phillip's parish. The legislature designated this parish to be called Bulloch County. It was Georgia's 21st county. It is named after Archibald Bulloch, a South Carolina native who served as Provincial Governor of Georgia.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1796 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1796 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1796 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1806 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1816 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 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
1800 1,913
1810 2,305
1820 2,578
1830 2,587
1840 3,102
1850 4,300
1860 5,668
1870 5,610
1880 8,053
1890 13,712
1900 21,377
1910 26,464
1920 26,133
1930 26,509
1940 26,010
1950 24,740
1960 24,263
1970 31,585
1980 35,785
1990 43,125

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