Hancock County , Georgia

Hancock County: County in Georgia, United States

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

About

Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,429 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,494 inhabitants. Its county seat is Sparta. The county was created 227 years ago in 1793.

Hancock County Courthouse - panoramio image
Hancock County Courthouse - panoramio
Hancock County Courthouse - panoramio image

Geography

Hancock County is located at 33°16'14"N 83°0'2"W (33.2704300, -83.0006900). It has 7 neighbors: Baldwin County, Glascock County, Greene County, Putnam County, Taliaferro County, Warren County and Washington County.

Hancock County map

The largest city of Hancock County is Zebulon with a population of 1,223. . See all Hancock County cities & populated places.

Weather

Hancock County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Hancock County Quick Facts

Population : 8,494 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County
Area : 1240 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : John Hancock
Capital : Sparta
Establishment : December 12, 1793
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:08:37 (21st October 2021)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.01% (2010-2020)
Weather : 76℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Hancock County has 7 neighbours.

  • Sparta

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hancock County decreased by 11.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,429 - census
2011 9,395 -0.36% estimation process
2012 9,079 -3.48% estimation process
2013 8,952 -1.42% estimation process
2014 8,571 -4.45% estimation process
2015 8,578 0.08% estimation process
2016 8,633 0.64% estimation process
2017 8,539 -1.1% estimation process
2018 8,368 -2.04% estimation process
2019 8,457 1.05% estimation process
2020 8,494 0.44% estimation process

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People born in Hancock County (11)

People born in Hancock County, including Confederate Army general Goode Bryan, politician George Darden, U.S. politician Hiram Runnels, you can see a list of people who born in Hancock County.

Other places with the same name (10)

Hancock County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Zebulon 1,223 City in Pike County, Georgia, United States
Sparta 1,220 Town in and the county seat of Hancock County, Georgia, United States

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