Tift County, Georgia

Tift County: County in Georgia, United States


Tift County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 40,118 and a population density of 58 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 40,719 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tifton. The county was created 118 years ago in 1905.

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

Quick Facts about Tift County

Population : 40,719 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Area : 696 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.7%
Land as percent of area : 96.3%
Named for : Nelson Tift, Henry Harding Tift
Altitude : 371 feet / 113 meters
Capital : Tifton
Establishment : August 08, 1905
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:27:24 (22nd May 2024)
Density : 59 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.48% (2010-2020)
Tift County Georgia Couthouse image
Tift County Georgia Couthouse
Tift County Georgia Couthouse image


Tift County is located at 31°27'27"N 83°31'36"W (31.4574400, -83.5265900). It has 5 neighbors: Berrien County, Colquitt County, Cook County, Irwin County and Worth County.

Tift County map

The largest city of Tift County is Tifton with a population of 17,031. Other cities include, Omega population 1,222 and Ty Ty population 731. See all Tift County cities & populated places.

Tift County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Tift County.

City Name Population Title
Tifton 17,031 City in and the county seat of Tift County, Georgia, United States
Omega 1,222 City in Colquitt and Tift Counties, Georgia, United States
Ty Ty 731 Human settlement in Tift County, Georgia, United States of America

Tift County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Tift County increased by 1.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 40,118 - census
2011 41,159 2.53% estimation process
2012 40,945 -0.52% estimation process
2013 40,180 -1.9% estimation process
2014 40,453 0.67% estimation process
2015 40,536 0.2% estimation process
2016 40,554 0.04% estimation process
2017 40,431 -0.3% estimation process
2018 40,542 0.27% estimation process
2019 40,644 0.25% estimation process
2020 40,719 0.18% estimation process

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People born in Tift County (2)

People born in Tift County, including United States federal judge Abraham Benjamin Conger, politician Randy Wood, .


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