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Muscogee County, Georgia

Muscogee County Georgia
US county information
NameMuscogee County
Largest cityColumbus
US Area
Total Area221.00 sq mi (572.4 km2)
Land Area216.26 sq mi (560.1 km2)
Water Area4.74 sq mi (12.3 km2)
Population Est.190414 (2009)
Density324.6/km2 (841/sq mi)
FoundedJune 9, 1826
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Muscogee County is a county located on the central western border of the U.S. state of Georgia. It is part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population was 186,291. The 2009 Census Estimate shows a population of 190,414. Its county seat and only city is Columbus, with which it has been a consolidated city-county since the beginning of 1971. It is a part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Area.

The only other city was Bibb City, which disincorporated in December 2000. Fort Benning takes up nearly one quarter of the county. The Chattahoochee River forms its western border with Alabama.

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