Effingham County , Georgia

Effingham County: County in Georgia, United States


Effingham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,250 and a population density of 42 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 65,765 inhabitants. Its county seat is Springfield. The county was created 245 years ago in 1777.

Effingham County Quick Facts

Population : 65,765 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Effingham County
Area : 1250 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Thomas Howard, 3rd Earl of Effingham
Capital : Springfield
Establishment : February 02, 1777
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:36:09 (4th October 2022)
Density : 53 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 20.55% (2010-2020)
Effingham County locator map
Location of Effingham County on Georgia map.
Effingham County Courthouse  Springfield  GA  US image
Effingham County Courthouse Springfield GA US
Effingham County Courthouse  Springfield  GA  US image


Effingham County is located at 32°22'2"N 81°20'29"W (32.3673100, -81.3413400). It has 6 neighbors: Bryan County, Bulloch County, Chatham County, Screven County, Jasper County and Hampton County.

Effingham County map

The largest city of Effingham County is Rincon with a population of 10,655. Other cities include, Springfield population 2,889 and Guyton population 2,371. See all Effingham County cities & populated places.

Effingham County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Rincon 10,655 City in Effingham County, Georgia, United States of America
Springfield 2,889 City in Effingham County, Georgia, United States
Guyton 2,371 City in Effingham County, Georgia, United States

Effingham County has 6 neighbours.

  • Springfield


The population of Effingham County increased by 20.55% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 52,250 - census
2011 52,692 0.84% estimation process
2012 53,330 1.2% estimation process
2013 54,419 2% estimation process
2014 55,410 1.79% estimation process
2015 57,076 2.92% estimation process
2016 58,699 2.76% estimation process
2017 60,086 2.31% estimation process
2018 62,228 3.44% estimation process
2019 64,296 3.22% estimation process
2020 65,765 2.23% estimation process

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People born in Effingham County (3)

People born in Effingham County, including Confederate States Army brigadier general Claudius C. Wilson, Georgia militia Brigadier General; Member of the Georgia House of Representatives George Paul Harrison, Sr., politician Jon G. Burns, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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