Coffee County, Georgia was founded on February 9, 1854, by the Georgia General Assembly. Named for U.S. representative, General John E. Coffee, Coffee County was formed from portions of Clinch, Irwin, Telfair, and Ware counties. The current population of Coffee County is 42,811, including a veteran population of 2,488.
Coffee County has a strong education system. Parents are able to choose from many excellent public and private schools. For those interested in higher education, both South Georgia State College and Wiregrass Georgia Technical College are located in Coffee County. South Georgia State College is part of the University System of Georgia and offers many Bachelor Degree programs.
There are many spots in Coffee County to enjoy the beautiful nature that Georgia has to offer. General Coffee State Park is over 1,511 acres and features several campsites and shelters. Many endangered species of wildlife and plant life make their home in General Coffee State Park. There is even a 19th century renovated cabin that visitors can stay in. Another great spot to take in the natural views of Georgia is Broxton Rocks. At Broxton Rocks, visitors can see ponds, wildlife, and a waterfall.
Coffee County is steeped in history. There are several places listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Lonnie A. Pope House, Union Banking Company Building, and the Downtown Douglas Historic District.
Veterans in Coffee County are offered great benefits, including property tax exemption for disabled veterans. Fort Rucker is a U.S. Army base located close to Coffee County. Fort Rucker is the primary flight training base for Army Aviation.
The median household income in Coffee County is $35,693, and the median housing cost is $80,700.
Purchase Your New Home with a VA Home Loan
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Coffee County Property Search
VA approved properties can be searched for in the following areas:
Ambrose, Broxton, Douglas, Nicholls, Bushnell, Lax, Mora, Pridgen, Sapps Still, Upton, West Green
For assistance in finding and financing a property, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.
VA Approved Condos
There are not currently any VA approved condos located in Coffee County. For information on getting a condo approved, click here.
Post 5976 Coffee County Post
1308 McDonald Rd
Douglas, GA 31533
Phone: (912) 384-7008
Meeting Location & Time
1308 McDonald Rd.
Douglas, GA 31533
10:00 AM 1st Saturday
Quartermaster: Phillip Britt
Commander: Michael O’Steen
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Coffee County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
- Georgia VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/georgia-va-home-loan-limit/
- VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/