Ware County, Georgia

Ware County: County in Georgia, United States


Ware County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,312 and a population density of 40 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 35,826 inhabitants. Its county seat is Waycross. The county was created 198 years ago in 1824.

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

Quick Facts about Ware County

Population : 35,826 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Area : 908 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.7%
Land as percent of area : 98.3%
Altitude : 144 feet / 44 meters
Capital : Waycross
Establishment : December 12, 1824
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:58:47 (29th November 2023)
Density : 39 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.36% (2010-2020)
Weather : 55℉ Widespread Frost then Sunny 7-days weather
Ware County Courthouse  Waycross  GA  US image
Ware County Courthouse Waycross GA US
Ware County Courthouse  Waycross  GA  US image


Ware County is located at 31°3'13"N 82°25'25"W (31.0536300, -82.4236800). It has 7 neighbors: Atkinson County, Bacon County, Brantley County, Charlton County, Clinch County, Coffee County and Pierce County.

Ware County map

The largest city of Ware County is Waycross with a population of 13,466. . See all Ware County cities & populated places.

Ware County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Waycross 13,466 City in Ware County, Georgia, United States
Deenwood 2,146 Census-designated place in Ware County, Georgia


Ware County forecast: Widespread frost before 10am. Sunny. High near 55, with temperatures falling to around 51 in the afternoon. Northwest wind 2 to 6 mph. more

Ware County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Ware County decreased by 1.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,312 - census
2011 36,274 -0.1% estimation process
2012 35,893 -1.06% estimation process
2013 35,743 -0.42% estimation process
2014 35,513 -0.65% estimation process
2015 35,327 -0.53% estimation process
2016 35,648 0.9% estimation process
2017 35,668 0.06% estimation process
2018 35,587 -0.23% estimation process
2019 35,734 0.41% estimation process
2020 35,826 0.26% estimation process

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