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Incorporated Date: 
December 2, 1896
Total Area: 
7.3 sq mi
Contact Information
302 East Central Ave.
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
Phone Number: 
(229) 426-5060
Fax Number: 
(229) 426-5066
Email Address: 

Former Union soldiers founded Fitzgerald, the county seat of Ben Hill County. The city incorporated on December 2, 1896.

The courthouse in Ben Hill County, constructed in 1909, is listed under the National Register of Historic Places.

East Central Technical Institute, a member of Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education, makes Fitzgerald its home.