Washington County, Georgia

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Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was established on February 25, 1784. As of 2000, the population was 21,176. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 20,937.[1] The county seat is Sandersville.[2]

Washington County, Georgia, was named for General George Washington prior to him becoming President and is the only county in the U.S. to be named for him as a General.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 684 square miles (1,773 km²), of which 680 square miles (1,762 km²) is land and 4 square miles (10 km²) (0.59%) is water.

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