Sumter County , Georgia

Sumter County: County in Georgia, United States


Sumter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,819 and a population density of 26 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 29,282 inhabitants. Its county seat is Americus. The county was created 190 years ago in 1831.

Sumter County Quick Facts

Population : 29,282 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Sumner County, Sumter County, Sumter County, Sumter County, Sumner County
Area : 1276 km2
Water as percent of area : 2%
Land as percent of area : 98%
Named for : Thomas Sumter
Capital : Americus
Establishment : December 12, 1831
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:02:10 (28th May 2022)
Density : 23 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.08% (2010-2020)
Sumter County locator map
Location of Sumter County on Georgia map.
Sumter County Courthouse  Americus image
Sumter County Courthouse Americus
Sumter County Courthouse  Americus image


Sumter County is located at 32°2'24"N 84°11'49"W (32.0399700, -84.1970400). It has 6 neighbors: Crisp County, Dooly County, Lee County, Macon County, Schley County and Webster County.

Sumter County map

The largest city of Sumter County is Americus with a population of 14,987. Other cities include, Plains population 635 and Leslie population 371. See all Sumter County cities & populated places.

Sumter County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Americus 14,987 City in Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Plains 635 City in Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Leslie 371 City in Sumter County, Georgia, USA

Sumter County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Sumter County decreased by 12.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 32,819 - census
2011 32,068 -2.34% estimation process
2012 31,582 -1.54% estimation process
2013 31,335 -0.79% estimation process
2014 31,161 -0.56% estimation process
2015 30,696 -1.51% estimation process
2016 30,403 -0.96% estimation process
2017 29,901 -1.68% estimation process
2018 29,796 -0.35% estimation process
2019 29,524 -0.92% estimation process
2020 29,282 -0.83% estimation process

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People born in Sumter County (2)

People born in Sumter County, including politician Bob Hanner, Soldier and Educator James Appleton Blackshear, .


Other places with the same name (4)

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