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Georgia Mcintosh County Public Schools

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County Profile

Incorporated: December 19, 1793

Population: 10,847

Total Area: 433.5 Square miles

Cities and Towns

• Darien (County Seat)

• Cox
• Crescent
• Eulonia
• Pine Harbour

• Ridgeville
• Shellman Bluff
• South Newport
• Townsend
• Valona

McIntosh County was created in 1793 from part of Liberty County. The state's 17th county was named for the McIntosh clan who pioneered the area.

McIntosh County contains Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge and Wilderness Area, Fort King George, Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge and Wilderness, and Sapelo Island National Estuarine Sanctuary.

McIntosh County is located approximately midway between Savannah and Jacksonville, Florida on the Georgia coast.

St. Cyprians Episcopal Church was establised in 1876 by freed slaves. Still in use, this tabby-construction church features stained glass and buttresses, typical of Gothic architecture. Also, the St. Andrews Episcopal Church, on nearby Vernon Square, was burned in 1863 when Union troops torched Darien. The present structure, copied from an English church, was completed in 1878, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

The biggest festival in McIntosh County is the Annual Blessing of the Fleet each spring.McIntosh County is rich in historical sites. Fort King George, the first English fort in Georgia, was on the site of Darien. In the late 16th century, Franciscan friars from Spain established a mission on a bluff near Darien. On the same site had been an Indian village of great antiquity. Ruins of a Spanish fort and mission are also found on Sapelo Island.

McIntosh County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 433.4 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 26.3 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 47.2%. On the 2000 census form, 99.1% of the population reported only one race, with 36.8% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.54 persons compared to an average family size of 3.00 persons.

In 2008 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $17,238. Per capita income grew by 21.6% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

 

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 11,378 Covered Employment 2,225
   Growth (%) since 1990 31.8%    Average wage per job $25,554
Households (2000) 4,202 Manufacturing - % all jobs in County 1.6%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 5,330    Average wage per job $17,011
Unemployment Rate (2009) 9.7 Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County 0.9%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $26,718    Average wage per job $37,904
Median Household Income (2008) $36,397 Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County 1.2%
Poverty Rate (2008) 18.8    Average wage per job $25,457
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 71.2 Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County 1.1%
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 11.1    Average wage per job $27,975

 

 

1. MCINTOSH County
Enrollment: ACADEMY
Address: 1915 Us Hwy 17, Darien, GA 31305
Phone: (912) 437-6691
County: Mcintosh County
Enrollment: 576
Grades: 9-12

2. MCINTOSH County
Enrollment: MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 500 Green St, Darien, GA 31305
Phone: (912) 437-8819
County: Mcintosh County
Enrollment: 408
Grades: 6-8

3. MCINTOSH YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CAMPUS
Address: 1200 Ga Highway 251, Darien, GA 31305
Phone: (912) 437-6036
County: Mcintosh County
Enrollment: 0 6-9

4. OAK GROVE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Address: 500 Green St, Darien, GA 31305
Phone: (912) 437-8854
County: Mcintosh County
Enrollment: 251 4-5

5. TODD GRANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1102 C.A. Devillars Street, Darien, GA 31305
Phone: (912) 437-8827
County: Mcintosh County
Enrollment: 642
Grades: PK-3


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