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

The community of Madison is the Seat for Morgan County.

Morgan County was founded in 1807 and was created by taking area from BaldwinCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Morgan had a population of 18,761 people. This is an increase of 21.38% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,457 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Morgan represented 0.19% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 99th 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
201017,868+15.6%-4.76% since 2009
200918,761+21.38%+0.87% since 2008
200818,600+20.33%+2.28% since 2007
200015,457The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Madison   3,9353,6368.22% increase  
Rutledge   78070710.33% increase  
Bostwick   36332212.73% increase  
Buckhead   22620510.24% increase  

Websites for Morgan County

Official Website:   www.morganga.org/

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

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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