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Jeff Davis County

Profile
Incorporated Date: 
August 18, 1905
Population: 
13,486
Total Area: 
333.4 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 609
Hazlehurst, GA 31539
Phone Number: 
(912) 375-6611
Fax Number: 
(912) 375-0378

Jeff Davis County came into being from parts of Appling and Coffee counties in 1905. It was named for the president of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis. Hazlehurst, the county seat, is named for the civil engineer who surveyed the route for the Macon and Brunswick Railroad.