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Georgia Seminole County Public Schools

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County Profile

Incorporated: July 8, 1920

Population: 9,365

Total Area: 238.1 Square miles

Cities and Towns

• Donalsonville (County Seat)

• Iron City

Seminole County was created in 1920 from portions of Decatur and Early counties. It was named for the Seminole Indians who, faced with settlement, left their lands in the Chattahoochee River Valley and moved to the Florida Everglades. Led by their chief, Osceola, they fought two bloody frontier wars with the U.S. Army.

Donalsonville was named for Jonathan E. Donalson, a member of a prominent family who had pioneered Decatur County.

The creation of Lake Seminole behind the Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam inundated many acres in the southern portion of the county. What had largely been swampland was turned into a water recreation resource. Fairchild State Park, Reynoldsville State Park and Seminole State Park are all on the Seminole County side of the lake.

Seminole County is located directly above one of the largest known aquifers in the world.

The famous Three-Notch Road on Highway 39 runs through Seminole County. This road was built by a volunteer army in 1814, and was marked by three carved notches which are still visible on the trees today.

Downtown Donalsonville is the site for the annual Harvest Festival held in October. This is a celebration of the county's top industry-- agriculture. Arts and crafts, parade, food and competitions are highlights of this event.

Seminole County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 238.0 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 38.2 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 32.7%. On the 2000 census form, 99.6% of the population reported only one race, with 34.7% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 3.7% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.54 persons compared to an average family size of 3.01 persons.

In 2008 health care and social assistance was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $30,917. Per capita income grew by 14.5% 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) 9,094 Covered Employment 2,409
   Growth (%) since 1990 0.9%    Average wage per job $26,967
Households (2000) 3,573 Manufacturing - % all jobs in County D
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 4,085    Average wage per job D
Unemployment Rate (2009) 10.4 Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County 0.7%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $29,233    Average wage per job $39,989
Median Household Income (2008) $28,676 Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County 21.3%
Poverty Rate (2008) 23.1    Average wage per job $30,917
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 67.9 Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County 3.1%
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 8.6    Average wage per job $32,944

 

 

1. SEMINOLE County
Enrollment: CROSSROADS ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
Address: 203 East Sixth Street, Donalsonville, GA 39845
Phone: (229) 524-1247
County: Seminole County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

2. SEMINOLE County
Enrollment: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 800 Marianna Hwy, Donalsonville, GA 39845
Phone: (229) 524-5235
County: Seminole County
Enrollment: 838
Grades: PK-5

3. SEMINOLE County
Enrollment: MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 5582 Ga Highway 39, Donalsonville, GA 39845
Phone: (229) 524-5135
County: Seminole County
Enrollment: 827
Grades: 6-12


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