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Crisp County


Incorporated Date: 

August 17, 1905



Total Area: 

273.8 sq mi
Contact Information
210 South 7th St.
Cordele, GA 31015

Phone Number: 

(229) 276-2672

Fax Number: 

(229) 276-2675

Crisp County, designated in 1905 from territory formerly part of Dooly County, bears the name of Charles Frederick Crisp, a jurist and speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1891 until 1893. Cordele, the county seat, is another "child of the railroad" that grew with the economy at a rail junction. It is named for the daughter of the railroad's president.