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Putnam County, Georgia

US county information
NamePutnam County
US Area
Total Area360.63 sq mi (934 km2)
Land Area344.53 sq mi (892.3 km2)
Water Area16.10 sq mi (41.7 km2)
Population18812 (2000)
Density21/km2 (54.4/sq mi)
FoundedDecember 10, 1807
Named forIsrael Putnam

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Putnam County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 18,812. The 2007 Census Estimate showed a population of 21,251. The county seat is Eatonton.

In the past few years the county has seen a housing boom due to its proximity to Lake Oconee as well as major employment centers such as Atlanta, Athens, and Macon.

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