Macon County , Georgia

Macon County: County in Georgia, United States

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


Macon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,740 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,712 inhabitants. Its county seat is Oglethorpe. The county was created 183 years ago in 1837.

Macon County Courthouse image
Macon County Courthouse
Macon County Courthouse image


Macon County is located at 32°21'30"N 84°2'33"W (32.3583900, -84.0424800). It has 5 neighbors: Dooly County, Peach County, Schley County, Sumter County and Taylor County.

Macon County map

The largest city of Macon County is Montezuma with a population of 2,920. Other cities include, Marshallville population 1,196, Oglethorpe population 1,127 and Ideal population 430. See all Macon County cities & populated places.


Macon County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. more

Macon County Quick Facts

Population : 12,712 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Macon County, Macon County, Macon County, Macon County, Macon County
Area : 1051 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Named for : Nathaniel Macon
Capital : Oglethorpe
Establishment : December 12, 1837
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:04:47 (20th October 2021)
Density : 12 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -15.95% (2010-2020)
Weather : 79℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Macon County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Macon County decreased by 15.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,740 - census
2011 14,454 -1.98% estimation process
2012 14,301 -1.07% estimation process
2013 13,976 -2.33% estimation process
2014 13,819 -1.14% estimation process
2015 13,688 -0.96% estimation process
2016 13,478 -1.56% estimation process
2017 13,254 -1.69% estimation process
2018 13,160 -0.71% estimation process
2019 12,947 -1.65% estimation process
2020 12,712 -1.85% estimation process

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People born in Macon County (2)

People born in Macon County, including academic administrator Benjamin F. Hubert, African victim of radiation experiment Ebb Cade, you can see a list of people who born in Macon County.

Other places with the same name (6)

Macon County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Montezuma 2,920 City in Macon County, Georgia, USA
Marshallville 1,196 City in Macon County, Georgia, United States of America
Oglethorpe 1,127 City in and the county seat of Macon County, Georgia, United States
Ideal 430 City in Macon County, Georgia, United States

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