Oglethorpe County , Georgia

Oglethorpe County: County in Georgia, United States

About

Oglethorpe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,899 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 15,383 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lexington. The county was created 228 years ago in 1793.

Oglethorpe County Quick Facts

Population : 15,383 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Oglethorpe
Area : 1145 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : James Oglethorpe
Altitude : 679 feet / 207 meters
Capital : Lexington
Establishment : December 12, 1793
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:34:33 (6th October 2022)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.15% (2010-2020)
Oglethorpe County locator map
Location of Oglethorpe County on Georgia map.
Oglethorpe County Courthouse. image
Oglethorpe County Courthouse.
Oglethorpe County Courthouse. image

Geography

Oglethorpe County is located at 33°52'50"N 83°4'51"W (33.8806500, -83.0807000). It has 5 neighbors: Greene County, Madison County, Oconee County, Taliaferro County and Wilkes County.

Oglethorpe County map

The largest city of Oglethorpe County is Crawford with a population of 839. Other cities include, Arnoldsville population 369, Lexington population 230 and Maxeys population 227. See all Oglethorpe County cities & populated places.

Oglethorpe County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Crawford 839 City in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, USA
Arnoldsville 369 Human settlement in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, United States of America
Lexington 230 City in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, United States
Maxeys 227 Human settlement in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, United States of America

Oglethorpe County has 5 neighbours.

  • Lexington

Demographics

The population of Oglethorpe County increased by 3.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,899 - census
2011 14,708 -1.3% estimation process
2012 14,509 -1.37% estimation process
2013 14,423 -0.6% estimation process
2014 14,541 0.81% estimation process
2015 14,732 1.3% estimation process
2016 14,712 -0.14% estimation process
2017 14,874 1.09% estimation process
2018 15,080 1.37% estimation process
2019 15,259 1.17% estimation process
2020 15,383 0.81% estimation process

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People born in Oglethorpe County (5)

People born in Oglethorpe County, including politician Middleton P. Barrow, South Carolina militia Confederate States Army Brigadier General Albert Creswell Garlington, mathematician David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr., .

List

  • Robert McWhorter (American politician) he was born in 19/06/1819
  • Ina Dillard Russell (Amercian teacher) she was born in 18/02/1868

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