Randolph County was created on December 20, 1828 by the Georgia General Assembly. Created from a portion of Lee County, Randolph County was named for a Virginia politician named John Randolph. The county is located on the southwestern side of Georgia. The county is made up of 431 square miles, 428 square miles of which is land and 2.6 square miles of which is water. The bodies of water in Randolph County make for excellent fishing and boating opportunities. The current population is 7,313, including a veteran population of 576.
There are several education resources in Randolph to teach the community about the rich history of the county. History buffs should visit the Fletcher Henderson Museum, which was named for a jazz musician and orchestra arranger. The museum is the location of a Confederate army cemetery and several historical buildings that date back to the early 1800s. Fletcher Henderson’s former home is also located in the Museum area.
For those looking to continue their education, Andrew College is an accredited liberal arts junior college in Randolph County. Once a female-only college, Andrew College offers associate degrees and many transferrable courses. The college has several athletic teams that host many sporting events throughout the year. Albany Technical College also has a campus in Randolph County.
If you are interested in starting a business, there are many spaces for rent in Randolph County. The rental prices are not bad at all in most locations! Business classes are offered at Albany Technical College and Andrew College.
Both a strong school and healthcare system can be found in Randolph County. Healthcare facilities in Randolph County include Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Centers, Patterson Hospital, Joe-Ann Burgin Nursing Home, and much more! The school system educates pre-school to grade twelve students. There are two elementary, middle, and high schools.
Veterans will feel right at home in Randolph County. The county is only a short drive from both Fort Benning and the Albany Marine Base. There are also several veterans clinics and service offices. The Veteran Benefit Administration site is located at Fort Benning.
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VA-approved properties for Randolph County can be found in the following areas:
Coleman, Cuthbert, Shellman
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The closest VFW post is located in Dawson, Ga.
Post 5743 Terrell County Post
2340 Albany Hwy
Dawson, GA 39842
Phone: (229) 995-5152
Meeting Location & Time
2340 Albany HWY
Dawson, GA 39842-3491
6:00 PM 2nd Thursday
Quartermaster: James Weathersby
Commander: Ernest Kennedy
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Randolph County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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