Located in the center of Georgia, Twiggs County was named after American Revolutionary War General, John Twiggs. Twiggs County was created by the Georgia General Assembly on December 14, 1809. The county is made up of 363 square miles, 358 miles of which is land, and 4.2 miles of which is water. Home of both the Ocmulgee River basin and the Oconee River basin, Twiggs County has many opportunities for aquatic activities. The county has a strong education system and hospital system. The total population is 8,320, including a veteran population of 559.
The Oconee River and Ocmulgee River basin make Twiggs County a favorite of water lovers. Jet skiing, swimming, and boating are frequently enjoyed at the basins. If you have a canoe or boat, these rivers are great places to relax and soak up the sun. The abundance of fish makes the rivers excellent places for fishermen. For those that enjoy camping, many campsites and RV spaces are located along the rivers.
The Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is partly located in Twiggs County. Bond Swamp is one of the best places in Georgia to discover the diverse wildlife. Wood ducks, black bears, alligators, and wild turkey are just a few of the interesting species that can be found in Bond Swamp. The swamp is made up of hardwood-pine, bottomland hardwoods, tupelo swamp forests, creeks, and beaver swamps. The Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is one of the best locations for those who want to learn more about nature.
The Twiggs County School District consists of four elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. Children are offered all the resources they need to thrive in their education. Several great libraries and additional education resources can be found in Twiggs County. Twiggs Academy is a private school option in Twiggs County. Twiggs County High School hosts many sporting events throughout the year that bring out much of the community.
For those interested in history, there are several locations in Twiggs County on the National Register of Historic Places. The Twiggs County Courthouse was built in 1904 and still stands in the county seat of Jeffersonville, GA. Other Nationally Registered Historic Places worth seeing include Myrick’s Mill, Richland Baptist Church, John Chapman Plantation, and Wimberly Plantation.
Robins Air Force Base is located just a short drive from Twiggs County. Disabled veterans living in Georgia may be eligible for property tax exemption. The median household income is $31,234, and the median housing cost is $54,700.
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Post 6605 Warner Robins Memorial Post
1011 Corder Rd
Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: (478) 922-2154
Meeting Location & Time
1011 Corder Road
Warner Robins, GA 31088
9:00 Hours 3rd Saturday of Month
Quartermaster: Martha Hurst
Commander: Gary Tisdale
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Twiggs County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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