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

The community of Douglas is the Seat for Coffee County.

Coffee County was founded in 1854. Coffee was created by taking area from Clinch, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Coffee had a population of 40,868 people. This is an increase of 9.23% since the last Census (which gave a population of 37,413 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Coffee represented 0.46% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 48th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201042,356+13.21%+3.64% since 2009
200940,868+9.23%+0.31% since 2008
200840,742+8.9%+0.96% since 2007
200037,413The Last Census

More information can be found on the Coffee County Census Page for Coffee County.


Below are some of the communities located in Coffee County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Coffee County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Douglas   11,43710,6397.5% increase  
Nicholls   2,7871,008176.5% increase  
Broxton   1,4771,4283.43% increase  
Ambrose   3303203.13% increase  

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<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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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