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Candler County, Georgia

Candler County Georgia
US county information
NameCandler County
Largest cityMetter
US Area
Total Area248.81 sq mi (644.4 km2)
Land Area246.88 sq mi (639.4 km2)
Water Area1.94 sq mi (5 km2)
Population Est.10674 (2006)
Density15.1/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Candler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. The constitutional amendment to create the county was proposed July 14, 1914, and ratified November 3, 1914. Candler County, was named in 1914 for Allen D. Candler in appreciation for his passion and diligence in compiling and editing nearly thirty volumes of the State's historical records from the Colonial, Revolutionary and Confederate periods. As of 2000, the population is 9,577. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 10,550. The county seat is Metter.

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