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Welcome to Charlton County ...

Time Zone: Charlton County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Folkston is the Seat for Charlton County.

Charlton County was founded in 1854 and was created by taking area from Camden County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Charlton had a population of 13,277 people. This is an increase of 9.09% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,171 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Charlton represented 0.13% of the total population of Georgia.

Below are some of the communities located in Charlton County:

  • Folkston
  • Homeland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homeland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homeland
  • Woodstock ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,039 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

Websites of Interest ...

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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This page was last modified/updated: 17 Sep 2023