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Dougherty County, GA
The county was named for Charles Dougherty, lawyer

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Dougherty County is one of 159 counties in Georgia.

The county is in the Albany metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 95,681. This was a decrease of  -.40% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$30,934
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dougherty County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Dougherty County was $23,500. This was an increase of 20.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 76% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Albany
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 2 in production of pecans
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Dougherty County residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dougherty County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Dougherty County include Antioch Cemetery, Blue Springs Cemetery, Carver Cemetery, Crown Hill Cemetery, Floral Memory Gardens, Hill Cemetery, Mossy Grove Cemetery, Mount Bethel Church, Mount Holder Cemetery, Oakview Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Dougherty County include Albany ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Dougherty County include Albany State University, Darton College ... View colleges

School districts in Dougherty County include Dougherty County ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Dougherty County include Central Library, Northwest Branch Library, Southside Branch Library, Tallulah Massey Branch, Westtown Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Dougherty County include Albany Herald ... View newspapers

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Politics

Dougherty County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dougherty County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Dougherty County include Southwest Georgia Regional

Hotels in Dougherty County include Albany 8 Inn, Albany Knights Inn, Americas Best Value Inn Albany, Best Western, Comfort Suites, Courtyard Albany, Days Inn, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn Albany, Holiday Inn Albany ... More hotels

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