Brooks County , Georgia

Brooks County: County in Georgia, United States


Brooks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,243 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 15,357 inhabitants. Its county seat is Quitman. The county was created 164 years ago in 1857.

Brooks County Quick Facts

Population : 15,357 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Brooke County, Brooks County
Twitter username : brookscountygov
Area : 1289 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Preston Brooks
Altitude : 171 feet / 52 meters
Capital : Quitman
Establishment : January 01, 1858
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:12:52 (30th September 2022)
Density : 12 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.77% (2010-2020)
Brooks County locator map
Location of Brooks County on Georgia map.
Quitman GA crths01 image
Quitman GA crths01
Quitman GA crths01 image


Brooks County is located at 30°50'31"N 83°34'49"W (30.8419700, -83.5802100). It has 5 neighbors: Jefferson County, Madison County, Colquitt County, Cook County and Thomas County.

Brooks County map

The largest city of Brooks County is Quitman with a population of 3,625. Other cities include, Pavo population 602 and Morven population 544. See all Brooks County cities & populated places.

Brooks County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Brooks County.

City Name Population Title
Quitman 3,625 City in Brooks County, Georgia, United States of America
Pavo 602 City in Brooks and Thomas Counties, Georgia, United States
Morven 544 Human settlement in Brooks County, Georgia, United States of America

Brooks County has 5 neighbours.

  • Quitman


According to census records, the population of Brooks County decreased by 5.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,243 - census
2011 15,982 -1.63% estimation process
2012 15,617 -2.34% estimation process
2013 15,649 0.2% estimation process
2014 15,526 -0.79% estimation process
2015 15,670 0.92% estimation process
2016 15,725 0.35% estimation process
2017 15,617 -0.69% estimation process
2018 15,479 -0.89% estimation process
2019 15,457 -0.14% estimation process
2020 15,357 -0.65% estimation process

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People born in Brooks County (1)

Florida politician Gardner S. Hardee was born in Brooks County

Other places with the same name (2)

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