Clinch County , Georgia

Clinch County: County in Georgia, United States


Clinch County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,798 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 6,582 inhabitants. Its county seat is Homerville. The county was created 172 years ago in 1849.

Clinch County Quick Facts

Population : 6,582 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Area : 2135 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.9%
Land as percent of area : 97.1%
Named for : Duncan Lamont Clinch
Altitude : 161 feet / 49 meters
Capital : Homerville
Establishment : January 01, 1850
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:51:35 (24th September 2022)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.28% (2010-2020)
Clinch County locator map
Location of Clinch County on Georgia map.
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ClinchCoCourthouse image


Clinch County is located at 30°54'54"N 82°42'22"W (30.9149500, -82.7062400). It has 5 neighbors: Columbia County, Atkinson County, Echols County, Lanier County and Ware County.

Clinch County map

The largest city of Clinch County is Homerville with a population of 2,345. Other cities include, Chauncey population 321, Fargo population 315 and Du Pont population 114. See all Clinch County cities & populated places.

Clinch County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Homerville 2,345 City in Clinch County, Georgia, United States of America
Chauncey 321 City in Dodge County, Georgia, United States
Fargo 315 Human settlement in Clinch County, Georgia, United States of America
Argyle 207 Town in Clinch County, Georgia, United States
Du Pont 114 Human settlement in Clinch County, Georgia, United States of America

Clinch County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Clinch County decreased by 3.28% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,798 - census
2011 6,718 -1.19% estimation process
2012 6,690 -0.42% estimation process
2013 6,758 1.01% estimation process
2014 6,781 0.34% estimation process
2015 6,826 0.66% estimation process
2016 6,742 -1.25% estimation process
2017 6,643 -1.49% estimation process
2018 6,603 -0.61% estimation process
2019 6,618 0.23% estimation process
2020 6,582 -0.55% estimation process

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People born in Clinch County (1)

American politician (1877-1964) William Chester Lankford was born in Clinch County

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