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

The community of Camilla is the Seat for Mitchell County.

Mitchell County was founded in 1857 and was created by taking area from BakerCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mitchell had a population of 23,800 people. This is a decrease of 0.55% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,932 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mitchell represented 0.29% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 63rd 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
201023,498-1.81%-1.27% since 2009
200923,800-0.55%-0.79% since 2008
200823,989+0.24%-0.4% since 2007
200023,932The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Camilla   5,3555,6695.54% decrease  
Pelham   3,6864,12610.66% decrease  
Meigs   1,0891,0900.09% decrease  
Baconton   94680417.66% increase  
Sale City   3013195.64% decrease  

Websites for Mitchell County

Official Website:   www.mitchellcountyga.net

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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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