Candler County, Georgia

Candler County: County in Georgia, United States


Candler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,998 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,985 inhabitants. Its county seat is Metter. The county was created 109 years ago in 1913.

Quick Facts about Candler County

Population : 10,985 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Area : 644 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.3%
Land as percent of area : 97.7%
Named for : Allen D. Candler
Altitude : 226 feet / 69 meters
Capital : Metter
Establishment : January 01, 1914
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:03:04 (30th May 2023)
Density : 17 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.12% (2010-2020)
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Location of Candler County on Georgia map.
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Candler County is located at 32°24'12"N 82°4'25"W (32.4034400, -82.0736700). It has 5 neighbors: Bulloch County, Emanuel County, Evans County, Tattnall County and Toombs County.

Candler County map

The largest city of Candler County is Metter with a population of 4,007. . See all Candler County cities & populated places.

Candler County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Metter 4,007 City in Candler County, Georgia, USA
Pulaski 265 Town in Candler County, Georgia, United States

Candler County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Candler County decreased by 0.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 9,577 - demographic balance
2010 10,998 12.92% census
2011 11,209 1.88% estimation process
2012 11,102 -0.96% estimation process
2013 10,960 -1.3% estimation process
2014 10,865 -0.87% estimation process
2015 10,873 0.07% estimation process
2016 10,849 -0.22% estimation process
2017 10,706 -1.34% estimation process
2018 10,827 1.12% estimation process
2019 10,803 -0.22% estimation process
2020 10,985 1.66% estimation process

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People born in Candler County (1)

Edwin S. Lanier was born in Candler County

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