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Georgia Counties by Population

Below are the 159 Georgia counties sorted by population from 1 to 158 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank County Population
1 Fulton County 1,066,710
2 Gwinnett County 957,062
3 Cobb County 766,149
4 DeKalb County 764,382
5 Clayton County 297,595
6 Chatham County 295,291
7 Cherokee County 266,620
8 Forsyth County 251,283
9 Henry County 240,712
10 Muscogee County 206,922
11 Richmond County 206,607
12 Hall County 203,136
13 Paulding County 168,661
14 Houston County 163,633
15 Bibb County 157,346
16 Columbia County 156,010
17 Coweta County 146,158
18 Douglas County 144,237
19 Clarke County 128,671
20 Fayette County 119,194
21 Carroll County 119,148
22 Lowndes County 118,251
23 Newton County 112,483
24 Bartow County 108,901
25 Whitfield County 102,864
26 Floyd County 98,584
27 Walton County 96,673
28 Rockdale County 93,570
29 Dougherty County 85,790
30 Glynn County 84,499
31 Barrow County 83,505
32 Bulloch County 81,099
33 Jackson County 75,907
34 Troup County 69,426
35 Catoosa County 67,872
36 Walker County 67,654
37 Spalding County 67,306
38 Liberty County 65,256
39 Effingham County 64,769
40 Gordon County 57,544
41 Camden County 54,768
42 Laurens County 49,570
43 Habersham County 46,031
44 Colquitt County 45,898
45 Thomas County 45,798
46 Bryan County 44,738
47 Baldwin County 43,799
48 Coffee County 43,092
49 Polk County 42,853
50 Oconee County 41,799
51 Tift County 41,344
52 Murray County 39,973
53 Ware County 36,251
54 Harris County 34,668
55 Lumpkin County 33,488
56 Pickens County 33,216
57 Lee County 33,163
58 Gilmer County 31,353
59 Wayne County 30,144
60 Madison County 30,120
61 Haralson County 29,919
62 Sumter County 29,616
63 Decatur County 29,367
64 Jones County 28,347
65 White County 28,003
66 Peach County 27,981
67 Monroe County 27,957
68 Upson County 27,700
69 Toombs County 27,030
70 Dawson County 26,798
71 Stephens County 26,784
72 Grady County 26,236
73 Hart County 25,828
74 Butts County 25,434
75 Fannin County 25,319
76 Chattooga County 24,965
77 Union County 24,632
78 Burke County 24,596
79 Franklin County 23,424
80 Tattnall County 22,842
81 Emanuel County 22,768
82 Putnam County 22,047
83 Mitchell County 21,755
84 McDuffie County 21,632
85 Worth County 20,784
86 Meriwether County 20,613
87 Crisp County 20,128
88 Morgan County 20,097
89 Washington County 19,988
90 Dodge County 19,925
91 Pierce County 19,716
92 Elbert County 19,637
93 Greene County 18,915
94 Pike County 18,889
95 Lamar County 18,500
96 Appling County 18,444
97 Berrien County 18,160
98 Banks County 18,035
99 Brantley County 18,021
100 Cook County 17,229
101 Ben Hill County 17,194
102 Rabun County 16,883
103 Brooks County 16,301
104 Dade County 16,251
105 Long County 16,168
106 Jefferson County 15,709
107 Oglethorpe County 14,825
108 Jeff Davis County 14,779
109 Jasper County 14,588
110 Screven County 14,067
111 Bleckley County 12,583
112 Charlton County 12,518
113 Towns County 12,493
114 Telfair County 12,477
115 Crawford County 12,130
116 Macon County 12,082
117 Heard County 11,412
118 Dooly County 11,208
119 Bacon County 11,140
120 Candler County 10,981
121 McIntosh County 10,975
122 Early County 10,854
123 Evans County 10,774
124 Lanier County 9,877
125 Pulaski County 9,855
126 Irwin County 9,666
127 TIE Wilkes County and Chattahoochee County 9,565
128 Johnson County 9,189
129 Terrell County 9,185
130 Seminole County 9,147
131 Turner County 9,006
132 Wilkinson County 8,877
133 Wilcox County 8,766
134 Hancock County 8,735
135 Jenkins County 8,674
136 Montgomery County 8,610
137 Atkinson County 8,286
138 Twiggs County 8,022
139 Taylor County 7,816
140 Lincoln County 7,690
141 Marion County 7,498
142 Wheeler County 7,471
143 Clinch County 6,749
144 Randolph County 6,425
145 Treutlen County 6,406
146 Miller County 6,000
147 Talbot County 5,733
148 Calhoun County 5,573
149 Stewart County 5,314
150 Warren County 5,215
151 Schley County 4,547
152 Echols County 3,697
153 Glascock County 2,884
154 Baker County 2,876
155 Clay County 2,848
156 Webster County 2,348
157 Quitman County 2,235
158 Taliaferro County 1,559

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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