Clarke County, Georgia

Clarke County: County in Alabama, United States


Clarke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 116,714 and a population density of 36 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 127,795 inhabitants. Its county seat is Grove Hill. The county was created 210 years ago in 1812.

Clarke County locator map
Location of Clarke County on Georgia map.

Quick Facts about Clarke County

Population : 127,795 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Clarke County, Clarke County, Clarke County, Clarke County
Plate code : 16
Area : 3244 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : John Clark
Altitude : 282 feet / 86 meters
Capital : Grove Hill
Establishment : December 12, 1812
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:05:33 (29th September 2023)
Density : 39 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.67% (2010-2020)
Weather : 85℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Clarke County Courthouse image
Clarke County Courthouse
Clarke County Courthouse image


Clarke County is located at 33°57'4"N 83°22'2"W (33.9511700, -83.3673300). It has 6 neighbors: Choctaw County, Marengo County, Monroe County, Washington County, Wilcox County and Baldwin County.

Clarke County map

The largest city of Clarke County is Winterville with a population of 1,229. Other cities include and Pine Lake population 749. See all Clarke County cities & populated places.

Clarke County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Clarke County.

City Name Population Title
Athens 116,714 Consolidated city-county and county seat of Clarke County, Georgia, United States
Winterville 1,229 Human settlement in Clarke County, Georgia, United States of America
Pine Lake 749 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States


Clarke County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 5 mph. more

Clarke County has 6 neighbours.


The population of Clarke County increased by 8.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 116,714 - census
2011 118,229 1.28% estimation process
2012 119,891 1.39% estimation process
2013 120,888 0.82% estimation process
2014 120,386 -0.42% estimation process
2015 123,561 2.57% estimation process
2016 124,905 1.08% estimation process
2017 126,815 1.51% estimation process
2018 127,268 0.36% estimation process
2019 128,331 0.83% estimation process
2020 127,795 -0.42% estimation process

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People born in Clarke County (1)

American missionary worker and journal editor (1834-1919) Martha Loftin Wilson was born in Clarke County

Other places with the same name (5)

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