Quitman County is located on the western edge of Georgia. Named after a leader in the Mexican-American War, John A. Quitman, Quitman County was officially created on December 10, 1858. With a population of 2,315, including a veteran population of 223, Quitman County is the second least populated county in Georgia. The total area of Quitman County is 161 square miles. The county is the perfect place for someone looking to get away from it all and enjoy the quiet life.
Established in 1964 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge is located partly in Quitman County. Encompassing 11,184 acres of Georgia, Eufaula is made up of wetlands, woodlands, croplands, and grasslands. The Wildlife Refuge is one of the best places in Georgia to see many rare species of plants and animals, including the bald eagle, wood stork, peregrine falcon, and much more.
Walter F. George Lake is partly located in Quitman County. The diversity of wildlife and fish species makes the lake an excellent location for fishing and hunting. Nature lovers will surely enjoy the hiking and walking trails that can be found around the lake. Camping is a popular activity at Walter F. George Lake thanks to the numerous campsites and RV spaces. There are several Native American historic sites located around the lake.
The Quitman County school district is made up of an elementary/middle school and Quitman County High. Quitman High School is the home of the Hornets. The sports teams at Quitman High host many sporting events throughout the year, which brings out most of the community to cheer on the team.
Quitman County has several medical resources nearby. Disabled veterans are also offered eligibility for property tax exemption. The median housing cost in Quitman County is $62,300, and the median household income is $31,068.
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The closest VFW post is located in Eufaula, Ala.
Post 5850 Eufaula Memorial Post
1556 North Eufaula Ave
Eufaula, AL 36072
Phone: (334) 687-8522
Meeting Location & Time
1556 N Eufaula Ave
Eufaula, AL 36027
7:00 PM 2nd Wednesday
Quartermaster: Ronnie Jeffrey
Commander: John Boley
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Quitman County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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