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Atkinson County

Profile
Incorporated Date: 
August 15, 1917
Population: 
8,181
Total Area: 
338.1 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 518
Pearson, GA 31642
Phone Number: 
(912) 422-3391
Fax Number: 
(912) 422-3429

Atkinson County, organized during World War I and so listed among Georgia's youngest, comprises lands previously part of Clinch and Coffee counties. Named for William Y. Atkinson, governor from 1894 to 1898, Atkinson claims Pearson as its county seat.