Worth County, Georgia

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Worth County is a county located in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 21,967. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 21,285.[1]. The county seat is Sylvester.[2]

Worth County is included in the Albany, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Worth County was created from Dooly and Irwin counties on December 20, 1853, by an act of the Georgia General Assembly, becoming Georgia's 106th county. It was named for Major General William J. Worth of New York.

In 1905, portions of Worth County were used to create Tift and Turner counties.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 575 square miles (1,488 km²), of which, 570 square miles (1,476 km²) of it is land and 5 square miles (13 km²) of it is water. The total area is 0.85 % water.

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