Named for Charles Frederick Crisp, Crisp County was created on August 17, 1905. Charles Frederick Crisp is a former Congressman for Georgia. Crisp County is comprised of 281 square miles. Land makes up 273 miles of Crisp County, and water makes up 8.4 miles. The current population of Crisp County is 22,934 with a veteran population of 1,664.
The county seat of Crisp County in Cordele. Cordele is called the “Watermelon Capital of the World.” Each year, Cordele holds a Watermelon Festival, which features games and events for people of all ages.
Crisp County is located along the Flint River. The Flint River is featured in the famous novel, Gone with the Wind. The river offers great opportunities for fishing, boating, and other water activities.
Many well-known people are from Crisp County. Joe Williams, the grandfather on The Cosby Show, was born in Cordele. An Olympian and NFL wide receiver, TJ Jackson, also considers Crisp his home county. Other notable people from Crisp County include fiction writer, Mac Hyman, and R&B singer, Buster Brown.
There is a Veterans Service Office located in Cordele. Property tax exemption is available for disabled veterans.
The median household income in Crisp County is $35,240, and the median housing cost is $95,600.
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Post 4742 William L. Sanders Memorial Post
PO Box 1062
1611 S 7th St
Cordele, GA 310101062
Phone: (229) 273-7501
Meeting Location & Time
1611 S. Hwy 41
Cordele, GA 31015
7:30 PM 1st Thursday
Quartermaster: Alvin Penny
Commander: Donald Fowler
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Crisp County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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