Pike County, Georgia

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Pike County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on December 9, 1822. As of 2000, the population was 13,688. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 17,204.[1] The county seat is Zebulon.[2]

It is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area (Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area).

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History

Pike County was made from part of Monroe County in 1822. It was named after Zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer and army officer.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 219 square miles (568 km²), of which 218 square miles (566 km²) is land and 1 square mile (3 km²) (0.48%) is water.

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