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Bulloch County, Georgia

Bulloch County Georgia
US county information
NameBulloch County
StateGeorgia
SeatStatesboro
Largest cityStatesboro
US Area
Total Area688.84 sq mi (1784.1 km2)
Land Area682.07 sq mi (1766.6 km2)
Water Area6.77 sq mi (17.5 km2)
Population Est.67761 (2008)
Density31.7/km2 (82/sq mi)
Founded1796
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Bulloch County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on February 8, 1796. Bulloch County has undergone rapid growth in recent years. As of 2000, the population was 55,983. The 2009 Census Estimate showed a population of 69,213. The county seat is Statesboro.

In February 1776, the Georgia Legislature created a county from St. Phillip's parish. The legislature designated this parish to be called Bulloch County. It was Georgia's 21st county. It is named after Archibald Bulloch, a South Carolina native who served as Provincial Governor of Georgia.


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