Place:Colquitt, Georgia, United States

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Colquitt County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on February 25, 1856. As of the 2010 census, the population was 45,498. The county seat is Moultrie. The county is named for Walter Terry Colquitt, who was a U.S. senator. It is also the current hometown of U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss. Colquitt County also home of the Colquitt County Packers and is home to the 1994 Class AAAA State Championship Football team and 1997 State Champion Baseball teams.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1856 County formed 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
1881 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1881 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1881 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1881 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 1,316
1870 1,654
1880 2,527
1890 4,794
1900 13,636
1910 19,789
1920 29,332
1930 30,622
1940 33,012
1950 33,999
1960 34,048
1970 32,200
1980 35,376
1990 36,645

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