Ben Hill County, Georgia

Ben Hill County: County in Georgia, United States


Ben Hill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,634 and a population density of 27 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 16,614 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fitzgerald. The county was created 117 years ago in 1905.

Ben Hill County locator map
Location of Ben Hill County on Georgia map.

Quick Facts about Ben Hill County

Population : 16,614 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Area : 658 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.5%
Land as percent of area : 98.5%
Named for : Benjamin Harvey Hill
Altitude : 358 feet / 109 meters
Capital : Fitzgerald
Establishment : January 01, 1906
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:14:01 (6th December 2023)
Density : 25 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.14% (2010-2020)
Weather : 56℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Ben Hill County Courthouse image
Ben Hill County Courthouse
Ben Hill County Courthouse image


Ben Hill County is located at 31°45'35"N 83°13'14"W (31.7597800, -83.2204600). It has 4 neighbors: Coffee County, Irwin County, Telfair County and Wilcox County.

Ben Hill County map

The largest city of Ben Hill County is Fitzgerald with a population of 8,615. . See all Ben Hill County cities & populated places.

Ben Hill County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Ben Hill County.

City Name Population Title
Fitzgerald 8,615 City in Ben Hill and Irwin counties in Georgia, United States


Ben Hill County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 56. more

Ben Hill County has 4 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Ben Hill County decreased by 6.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,634 - census
2011 17,591 -0.24% estimation process
2012 17,601 0.06% estimation process
2013 17,450 -0.87% estimation process
2014 17,449 -0.01% estimation process
2015 17,357 -0.53% estimation process
2016 17,251 -0.61% estimation process
2017 17,037 -1.26% estimation process
2018 16,822 -1.28% estimation process
2019 16,700 -0.73% estimation process
2020 16,614 -0.52% estimation process

Ben Hill, Comte de Ben Hill, Comté de Ben Hill

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