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Tifton is a city in Tift County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for H.H. Tift, sawmill supervisor.
The latitude of Tifton is 31.450N. The longitude is -83.508W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 354 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,862.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tifton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tift 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 31794 ZIP code.
4% of Tifton residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tifton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tifton was $16,455, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Tifton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Tifton include Tifton Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Tifton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $799.
Libraries in Tifton include Coastal Plain Regional Library Headquarters, Tifton-Tift County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Tifton include Tifton Gazette
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WABR.
Tift County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tifton political report.
The average commute time for Tifton workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Tifton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Tifton include Comfort Inn Tifton, Courtyard by Marriott, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Fairfield Inn & Suites Tifton, Holiday Inn Tifton, Masters Inn Tifton, Microtel Inn & Suites Tifton, Rodeway Inn Tifton, Super 8 Motel ... More hotels.
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