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Where is Wilkes County, Georgia?

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Wilkes County is a county equivalent area found in Georgia, USA. The county government of Wilkes is found in the county seat of Washington.

With a total 1,227.9 sq. km of land and water area, Wilkes County, Georgia is the 2262nd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 9,940 people, Wilkes County has a total 5138 households earning 28983 on average per year.

Wilkes County, Georgia - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 13317
Area Codes 706
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Washington (population: 7,511), Tignall (population: 1,836), Rayle (population: 1,140)
Land Area 3,838 sq miles
Water Area 470 sq miles
Household Income $28,983
Housing Units 5,138
Median Home Value $95,200
High School Grads 76% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 15% of population
Retail Spending $7,168 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $7,075 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.