Dougherty County, Georgia

Dougherty County: County in Georgia, United States


Dougherty County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 94,565 and a population density of 109 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 86,477 inhabitants. Its county seat is Albany. The county was created 169 years ago in 1853.

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

Quick Facts about Dougherty County

Population : 86,477 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Area : 867 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.8%
Land as percent of area : 98.2%
Altitude : 194 feet / 59 meters
Capital : Albany
Establishment : December 12, 1853
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:34:09 (24th September 2023)
Density : 100 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.35% (2010-2020)
Weather : 90℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Dougherty County Government Center image
Dougherty County Government Center
Dougherty County Government Center image


Dougherty County is located at 31°32'0"N 84°12'59"W (31.5333700, -84.2162500). It has 4 neighbors: Baker County, Calhoun County, Lee County and Worth County.

Dougherty County map

The largest city of Dougherty County is Albany with a population of 70,839. . See all Dougherty County cities & populated places.

Dougherty County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Albany 70,839 The capital of Georgia.
Putney 2,898 Census-designated place in Dougherty County, Georgia


Dougherty County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 90. more

Dougherty County has 4 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Dougherty County decreased by 9.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 94,565 - census
2011 95,063 0.52% estimation process
2012 94,694 -0.39% estimation process
2013 93,411 -1.37% estimation process
2014 92,742 -0.72% estimation process
2015 91,513 -1.34% estimation process
2016 90,389 -1.24% estimation process
2017 89,457 -1.04% estimation process
2018 89,200 -0.29% estimation process
2019 87,956 -1.41% estimation process
2020 86,477 -1.71% estimation process

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People born in Dougherty County (1)

American singer Bernice Johnson Reagon was born in Dougherty County

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