Place:Worth, Georgia, United States

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Worth County is a county located in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,679. The county seat is Sylvester.

Worth County is included in the Albany, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Worth County was created from Dooly and Irwin counties on December 20, 1853, by an act of the Georgia General Assembly, becoming Georgia's 106th county. It was named for Major General William J. Worth of New York.

In 1905, portions of Worth County were used to create Tift and Turner counties.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1852 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Marriage 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
1879 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1879 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1892 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 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 2,763
1870 3,778
1880 5,892
1890 10,048
1900 18,664
1910 19,147
1920 23,863
1930 21,094
1940 21,374
1950 19,357
1960 16,682
1970 14,770
1980 18,064
1990 19,745

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External links

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