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Schley County

Incorporated Date: 
December 22, 1857
Total Area: 
167.6 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 352
Ellaville, GA 31806
Phone Number: 
(229) 937-2609
Fax Number: 
(229) 937-5880

Schley County got its territory from the division of Marion, Macon and Sumter counties in 1857. It is named for William Schley, jurist, congress­man and governor of Georgia. The county seat, Ellaville, remembers the daughter of the man who sold land for the town site. The city incor­porated in 1859.