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Pierce County


Incorporated Date: 

December 18, 1857



Total Area: 

343.0 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 679
Blackshear, GA 31516

Phone Number: 

(912) 449-2022

Fax Number: 

(912) 449-2024

Pierce County, established in 1857 and named for President Franklin Pierce, grew out of Appling and Ware counties' lands. The county seat, Blackshear, bears the name of General David Blackshear who fought Indians in Georgia and Florida during the War of 1812.