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Incorporated Date: 

August 22, 1891



Total Area: 

4.7 sq mi
Contact Information
28 Latimer St.
Hazlehurst, GA 31539

Phone Number: 

(912) 375-6680

Fax Number: 

(912) 375-6690

Hazlehurst, the county seat of Jeff Davis County, incorporated as a town August 22, 1891. The city honors Colonel George H. Hazlehurst, a civil engineer who surveyed for the Macon & Brunswick Railroad.

The Hazlehurst Jeff Davis Museum houses the Hazlehurst Historic Society collections and genealogy library. Also of interest are a 1890 farmstead, the Circle SS Livestock Market, the Frogbottom Grist Mill and the 1907 county courthouse, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.