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Dooly County, Georgia

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Dooly County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2020 census, the population was 11,208.[1] The county seat is Vienna.[2] The county was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on May 15, 1821, and named for Colonel John Dooly,[3] a Georgia American Revolutionary War fighter. It was one of the original landlot counties created from land ceded from the Creek Nation.

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Dooly County
Dooly County Courthouse in Vienna
Map of Georgia highlighting Dooly County
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
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Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°10′N 83°48′W
CountryFlag_of_the_United_States.svg United States
StateFlag_of_the_State_of_Georgia.svg Georgia
FoundedMay 15, 1821; 202 years ago (1821-05-15)
Named forJohn Dooly
Largest cityVienna
  Total397 sq mi (1,030 km2)
  Land392 sq mi (1,020 km2)
  Water5.3 sq mi (14 km2)  1.3%
  Density29/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd

The entire county of Crisp and parts of Macon, Pulaski, Turner, Wilcox and Worth counties were formed from Dooly's original borders.

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