Located near the center of Georgia, Wilcox County was made from portions of Dooly, Irwin, and Pulaski counties. Wilcox County was officially created by the Georgia General Assembly on December 22, 1857. The county was named after an American politician named Mark Wilcox. Made up of an area of 382 square miles, 378 miles of Wilcox County is land, and 4.4 miles is water. Both the Ocmulgee and Suwannee Rivers flow through Wilcox County, giving it excellent opportunities for swimming, boating, and more! The total population is 8,847, including a veteran population of 609.
Home to both the Ocmulgee and Suwannee Rivers, Wilcox County is a great place to enjoy aquatic activities! Swimming, canoeing, and rock skipping are just a few of the activities that you can enjoy in the Ocmulgee and Suwannee Rivers. The rivers are also home to many different species of fish, which is great for avid fishers. If you enjoy camping, don’t miss out on the multitude of great spots along the Ocmulgee and Suwannee Rivers.
Known as the “Wild Hog Capital of Georgia,” due to the abundance of the burly creature, Wilcox County hosts the Ocmulgee Wild Hog Festival each year. The festival features arts and crafts booths, food vendors, and many activities for people of all ages. There are over 25 delicious food vendors each year at the festival. The festival even features a Children’s pig chase and Hog-Dog Baying contest. The county also hosts several other fun and exciting festivals throughout the year.
Wilcox County has a thriving school district with one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school. Wilcox County High School has several sports teams that host many sporting events throughout the year. There are also many education resources available in Wilcox County, including a library and after-school programs.
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Post 6077 Pulaski County Post
514 Jim Wimberly Rd
Cochran, GA 31014-2215
Phone: (478) 231-4167
Meeting Location & Time
255 Lower River Road
Hawkinsville, GA 31036
7:30 PM 3rd Monday
Quartermaster: Denisa Adams
Commander: Charles Glotzbach
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Wilcox County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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