Place:Candler, Georgia, United States

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Candler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. The constitutional amendment to create the county was proposed July 14, 1914, and ratified November 3, 1914. Candler County, was named in 1914 for Allen D. Candler in appreciation for his passion and diligence in compiling and editing nearly thirty volumes of the State's historical records from the Colonial, Revolutionary and Confederate periods. As of 2000, the population is 9,577. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 10,550. The county seat is Metter.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1914 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1919 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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
1920 9,228
1930 8,991
1940 9,103
1950 8,063
1960 6,672
1970 6,412
1980 7,518
1990 7,744

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External links

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