Candler County, Georgia

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Candler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. The constitutional amendment to create the county was proposed July 14, 1914, and ratified November 3, 1914. Candler County, was named in 1914 for Allen D. Candler[1] in appreciation for his passion and diligence in compiling and editing nearly thirty volumes of the State's historical records from the Colonial, Revolutionary and Confederate periods. As of 2000, the population is 9,577. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 10,550.[2] The county seat is Metter.[3]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 249 square miles (644.9 km2), of which 247 square miles (639.7 km2) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2) (0.78%) is water.

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