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Dougherty County


Incorporated Date: 

December 15, 1853



Total Area: 

329.7 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 1827
Albany, GA 31702

Phone Number: 

(229) 431-2121

Fax Number: 

(229) 438-3967

Email Address: 

Dougherty County, created in 1853, divided lands from Baker County. It is named for Judge Charles Dougherty of Athens, a popular advocate of states' rights. The county seat, Albany, is thought to have been named for the New York State capital.