Place:Effingham, Georgia, United States

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Effingham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,250. The seat of Effingham County is Springfield.

In 2008, Effingham County was ranked as the sixth fastest-growing midsize county in the nation from 2000 to 2007 by the U.S. Census Bureau. The county had a 35.1% growth rate over that period.

Effingham County is one of the three constituent counties of the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The three-county Savannah MSA is home to some 334,000 people.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1777 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1786 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1791 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1791 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1796 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1927 Birth 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
1790 2,424
1800 2,072
1810 2,586
1820 3,018
1830 2,924
1840 3,075
1850 3,864
1860 4,755
1870 4,214
1880 5,979
1890 5,599
1900 8,334
1910 9,971
1920 9,985
1930 10,164
1940 9,646
1950 9,133
1960 10,144
1970 13,632
1980 18,327
1990 25,687

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