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Douglas is a city in Coffee County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Stephen A. Douglas, presidential candidate who ran against Abraham Lincoln.
The latitude of Douglas is 31.508N. The longitude is -82.85W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 253 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,753.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Douglas demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Coffee 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 31535 ZIP code.
3% of Douglas residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Douglas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Douglas was $15,652, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Douglas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Douglas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $740.
Libraries in Douglas include Douglas-Coffee County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Douglas include Douglas News
Coffee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Douglas political report.
The average commute time for Douglas workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Douglas between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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