Largest Counties in Georgia

Rank County Population County Seat Established Area (km2) Density
1 Fulton County 1,041,412 Atlanta 1853 1,370 760.15
2 Gwinnett County 842,035 Lawrenceville 1818 1,121 751.15
3 Cobb County 707,431 Marietta 1832 881 802.99
4 DeKalb County 707,078 Decatur 1822 694 1,018.84
5 Chatham County 276,423 Savannah 1777 1,140 242.48
6 Clayton County 265,877 Jonesboro 1858 370 718.59
7 Cherokee County 221,304 Canton 1831 1,098 201.55
8 Henry County 209,042 Mcdonough 1821 837 249.75
9 Richmond County 202,576 Augusta 1777 839 241.45
10 Muscogee County 198,402 Columbus 1826 559 354.92
11 Forsyth County 187,917 Cumming 1832 585 321.23
12 Hall County 185,405 Gainesville 1818 1,020 181.77
13 Bibb County 156,451 Macon 1822 647 241.81
14 Houston County 146,125 Perry 1821 976 149.72
15 Paulding County 144,789 Dallas 1832 813 178.09
16 Douglas County 133,960 Douglasville 1870 515 260.12
17 Columbia County 131,616 Appling 1790 751 175.25
18 Coweta County 130,918 Newnan 1826 1,147 114.14
19 Clarke County 120,255 Athens 1801 313 384.2
20 Lowndes County 114,541 Valdosta 1825 1,305 87.77
21 Carroll County 111,569 Carrollton 1826 1,292 86.35
22 Fayette County 107,513 Fayetteville 1821 510 210.81
23 Whitfield County 103,348 Dalton 1851 751 137.61
24 Newton County 101,494 Covington 1821 715 141.95
25 Bartow County 100,650 Cartersville 1832 1,191 84.51
26 Floyd County 96,166 Rome 1832 1,329 72.36
27 Dougherty County 94,490 Albany 1853 855 110.51
28 Rockdale County 85,809 Conyers 1870 339 253.12
29 Walton County 84,564 Monroe 1818 852 99.25
30 Glynn County 81,011 Brunswick 1777 1,093 74.12
31 Bulloch County 72,683 Statesboro 1796 1,769 41.09
32 Barrow County 70,158 Winder 1914 420 167.04
33 Troup County 68,457 LaGrange 1826 1,072 63.86
34 Walker County 68,083 LaFayette 1833 1,155 58.95
35 Liberty County 65,460 Hinesville 1777 1,344 48.71
36 Catoosa County 65,035 Ringgold 1853 420 154.85
37 Spalding County 63,854 Griffin 1851 513 124.47
38 Jackson County 60,560 Jefferson 1796 886 68.35
39 Gordon County 55,755 Calhoun 1850 919 60.67
40 Effingham County 53,282 Springfield 1777 1,243 42.87
41 Camden County 51,391 Woodbine 1777 1,632 31.49
42 Laurens County 48,030 Dublin 1807 2,106 22.81
43 Baldwin County 46,356 Milledgeville 1803 668 69.4
44 Colquitt County 46,126 Moultrie 1856 1,430 32.26
45 Thomas County 44,713 Thomasville 1825 1,419 31.51
46 Habersham County 43,509 Clarkesville 1818 720 60.43
47 Coffee County 43,159 Douglas 1854 1,551 27.83
48 Polk County 41,177 Cedartown 1851 805 51.15
49 Tift County 41,053 Tifton 1905 686 59.84
50 Murray County 39,381 Chatsworth 1832 891 44.2
51 Ware County 35,810 Waycross 1824 2,339 15.31
52 Oconee County 33,608 Watkinsville 1875 482 69.73
53 Harris County 32,539 Hamilton 1827 1,202 27.07
54 Bryan County 32,203 Pembroke 1793 1,145 28.12
55 Sumter County 31,543 Americus 1831 1,256 25.11
56 Lumpkin County 30,600 Dahlonega 1832 736 41.58
57 Wayne County 30,294 Jesup 1803 1,671 18.13
58 Pickens County 29,257 Jasper 1853 601 48.68
59 Lee County 28,735 Leesburg 1826 922 31.17
60 Jones County 28,566 Gray 1807 1,020 28.01
61 Haralson County 28,389 Buchanan 1856 730 38.89
62 Gilmer County 28,179 Ellijay 1832 1,106 25.48
63 Madison County 27,911 Danielsville 1811 736 37.92
64 Peach County 27,611 Fort Valley 1924 391 70.62
65 White County 27,545 Cleveland 1857 627 43.93
66 Decatur County 27,498 Bainbridge 1823 1,546 17.79
67 Toombs County 27,304 Lyons 1905 951 28.71
68 Monroe County 26,626 Forsyth 1821 1,026 25.95
69 Upson County 26,619 Thomaston 1824 844 31.54
70 Stephens County 25,880 Toccoa 1905 464 55.78
71 Chattooga County 25,714 Summerville 1838 813 31.63
72 Hart County 25,507 Hartwell 1853 601 42.44
73 Grady County 25,429 Cairo 1905 1,186 21.44
74 Tattnall County 25,373 Reidsville 1801 1,254 20.23
75 Crisp County 23,595 Cordele 1905 710 33.23
76 Butts County 23,513 Jackson 1825 484 48.58
77 Fannin County 23,481 Blue Ridge 1854 1,000 23.48
78 Mitchell County 23,133 Camilla 1857 1,326 17.45
79 Burke County 23,114 Waynesboro 1777 2,152 10.74
80 Emanuel County 22,887 Swainsboro 1812 1,777 12.88
81 Dawson County 22,411 Dawsonville 1857 546 41.05
82 Franklin County 21,883 Carnesville 1784 681 32.13
83 Worth County 21,730 Sylvester 1853 1,476 14.72
84 McDuffie County 21,652 Thomson 1870 673 32.17
85 Union County 21,440 Blairsville 1832 837 25.62
86 Dodge County 21,318 Eastman 1870 1,298 16.42
87 Meriwether County 21,262 Greenville 1827 1,303 16.32
88 Putnam County 21,187 Eatonton 1807 891 23.78
89 Washington County 20,868 Sandersville 1784 1,761 11.85
90 Elbert County 19,673 Elberton 1790 956 20.58
91 Berrien County 19,030 Nashville 1856 1,171 16.25
92 Pierce County 18,833 Blackshear 1857 888 21.21
93 Brantley County 18,576 Nahunta 1920 1,150 16.15
94 Appling County 18,357 Baxley 1818 1,318 13.93
95 Banks County 18,305 Homer 1859 606 30.21
96 Lamar County 18,046 Barnesville 1920 479 37.67
97 Morgan County 17,870 Madison 1807 906 19.72
98 Pike County 17,799 Zebulon 1822 565 31.5
99 Ben Hill County 17,527 Fitzgerald 1906 653 26.84
100 Cook County 16,912 Adel 1918 593 28.52
101 Dade County 16,479 Trenton 1837 451 36.54
102 Jefferson County 16,421 Louisville 1796 1,368 12
103 Telfair County 16,338 McRae 1807 1,142 14.31
104 Rabun County 16,286 Clayton 1819 961 16.95
105 Greene County 16,081 Greensboro 1786 1,005 16
106 Long County 16,037 Ludowici 1920 1,039 15.44
107 Brooks County 15,392 Quitman 1858 1,279 12.03
108 Jeff Davis County 15,145 Hazlehurst 1905 862 17.57
109 Oglethorpe County 14,607 Lexington 1793 1,142 12.79
110 Dooly County 14,307 Vienna 1821 1,018 14.05
111 Macon County 14,252 Oglethorpe 1837 1,044 13.65
112 Screven County 14,191 Sylvania 1793 1,678 8.46
113 McIntosh County 13,828 Darien 1793 1,124 12.3
114 Jasper County 13,619 Monticello 1807 958 14.22
115 Charlton County 13,284 Folkston 1854 2,023 6.57
116 Chattahoochee County 13,026 Cusseta 1854 645 20.2
117 Bleckley County 12,902 Cochran 1912 562 22.96
118 Crawford County 12,589 Knoxville 1822 842 14.95
119 Pulaski County 11,709 Hawkinsville 1808 640 18.3
120 Heard County 11,622 Franklin 1830 767 15.15
121 Bacon County 11,187 Alma 1914 738 15.16
122 Candler County 11,106 Metter 1914 640 17.35
123 Evans County 10,678 Claxton 1914 479 22.29
124 Early County 10,583 Blakely 1818 1,323 8
125 Towns County 10,484 Hiawassee 1856 430 24.38
126 Lanier County 10,389 Lakeland 1920 484 21.46
127 Wilkes County 10,065 Washington 1777 1,220 8.25
128 Johnson County 9,886 Wrightsville 1858 787 12.56
129 Irwin County 9,589 Ocilla 1818 925 10.37
130 Wilkinson County 9,566 Irwinton 1803 1,158 8.26
131 Jenkins County 9,202 Millen 1905 906 10.16
132 Wilcox County 9,057 Abbeville 1857 984 9.2
133 Terrell County 9,034 Dawson 1856 870 10.38
134 Hancock County 8,985 Sparta 1793 1,225 7.33
135 Seminole County 8,936 Donalsonville 1920 616 14.51
136 Montgomery County 8,902 Mount Vernon 1793 635 14.02
137 Marion County 8,700 Buena Vista 1827 951 9.15
138 Twiggs County 8,436 Jeffersonville 1809 932 9.05
139 Taylor County 8,409 Butler 1852 979 8.59
140 Turner County 8,399 Ashburn 1905 741 11.33
141 Atkinson County 8,273 Pearson 1917 875 9.45
142 Wheeler County 7,877 Alamo 1912 772 10.2
143 Lincoln County 7,726 Lincolnton 1796 546 14.15
144 Randolph County 7,316 Cuthbert 1828 1,111 6.59
145 Treutlen County 6,758 Soperton 1918 521 12.97
146 Clinch County 6,707 Homerville 1850 2,095 3.2
147 Talbot County 6,506 Talbotton 1827 1,018 6.39
148 Calhoun County 6,493 Morgan 1854 725 8.96
149 Stewart County 6,031 Lumpkin 1830 1,189 5.07
150 Miller County 5,958 Colquitt 1856 733 8.13
151 Warren County 5,567 Warrenton 1793 741 7.51
152 Schley County 4,979 Ellaville 1857 435 11.45
153 Echols County 3,977 Statenville 1858 1,046 3.8
154 Baker County 3,355 Newton 1825 888 3.78
155 Glascock County 3,131 Gibson 1857 373 8.39
156 Clay County 3,105 Fort Gaines 1854 505 6.15
157 Webster County 2,782 Preston 1853 544 5.11
158 Quitman County 2,393 Georgetown 1858 394 6.07
159 Taliaferro County 1,669 Crawfordville 1825 505 3.3

Largest Counties in Georgia

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