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Miller County

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Incorporated Date: 
February 26, 1856
Population: 
6,185
Total Area: 
283.1 sq mi
Contact Information
179 South Cuthbert St.
Colquitt, GA 39837
Phone Number: 
(229) 758-4104
Fax Number: 
(229) 758-2229

Miller County took its lands from Baker and Early counties in 1856. It bears the name of Judge Andrew J. Miller who is best remembered for introducing legislation that gave married women separate property rights. Colquitt, the county seat, is named for Judge Walter T. Colquitt, jurist and legislator of the antebellum period.