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Baxley is a city in Appling County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after William Baxley, settler.

The latitude of Baxley is 31.778N. The longitude is -82.348W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 203 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,379.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$24,441
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Baxley demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 84. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 19.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Caroline Pafford Miller, Pulitzer Prize-winning author
Local festivals include:
  • Tree Fest - April 13-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Baxley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Mayers, Moody Forest Natural Area
Historic sites and museums: Appling County Heritage Center
Municipal address:
PO Box 290
Baxley, GA 31515

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Baxley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Appling County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 31513 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

3% of Baxley residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Baxley ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Baxley was $14,321, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

8% of Baxley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Baxley festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Fall foliage Georgia fall color report
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Baxley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $252.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.


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Libraries in Baxley include Appling County Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

TV stations in Baxley include WGSA.

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Politics

Appling County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Baxley political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Baxley workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Baxley include Budget Host Inn Baxley, Holiday Inn Express, Scottish Inns Baxley.

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