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Lanier County


Incorporated Date: 

August 7, 1920



Total Area: 

186.8 sq mi
Contact Information
Courthouse, 100 Main St.
Lakeland, GA 31635

Phone Number: 

(229) 482-2088

Fax Number: 

(229) 482-8187

Lanier County took its territory from parts of Berrien, Clinch and Lowndes counties in 1920. It is named for poet Sidney Lanier. Lakeland, the county seat's name, refers to the many lakes in that area which, along with the Alapaha River, have long made this county famous for good fishing.