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Dodge County


Incorporated Date: 

October 26, 1870



Total Area: 

500.6 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 818
Eastman, GA 31023

Phone Number: 

(478) 374-4361

Fax Number: 

(478) 374-8121

Dodge County began building in 1870 on lands once part of Montgomery, Pulaski and Telfair counties. It is named for William E. Dodge, a New York lumber man who owned vast acreage in Georgia and who per­suaded Congress to remove taxation from timber. He built the county's first courthouse as a gift. Eastman, the county seat, is named for one of his associates, W. P. Eastman.