Introduction to Moultrie, Georgia

Moultrie, Georgia, in Colquitt county, is 35 miles SE of Albany, Georgia and 139 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida.

Moultrie History

Moultrie became the county seat of Colquitt County in 1879. The city was named after a Revolutionary War hero, General William Moultrie. The city was initially served by the Georgia Northern Railway. By 1900, a number of farmers from north Georgia and the Carolinas visited the city and helped in the development of the land.

Moultrie and nearby Attractions

  • Reed Bingham State Park
  • Colquitt County Arts Center
  • Museum of Colquitt County History
  • Reed Bingham State Park
  • Georgia Agrirama Living History Museum

Things To Do In Moultrie

The Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library and Colquitt County History are both popular spots for those who wish to learn more about the history of the city. You can also visit the Reed Bingham State Park. The Market Place Shopping Center, Moultrie Plaza Shopping Center and Sunset Plaza Shopping Center offer some great shopping opportunities.

Moultrie Transportation

The nearest airport is Southwest Georgia Regional.

Moultrie Higher Education

Moultrie Area Technical Institute lies within the city. Albany State University, Florida State University and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University also offer higher educational facilities.


Total Population 14,474
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 5,119
Age of the Population 34


% of people married 32.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.1%
Median Earnings25+ $22,467
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,458
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,299


Median Family Income $29,139
% Above Poverty Level 64%
% Below Poverty Level 36%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%


People Living Alone 33.9%
Median Gross Rent $606
Median House Value $83,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 2.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Moultrie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles SE of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Colquitt
Standard Zip Codes 31768, 31788
P.O. Box Zip Codes 31776
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.179
Longitude -83.789

Moultrie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station QUITMAN 2 NW
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 62 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station ALBANY 3 SE
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 60 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Berlin 554 $34,583
Coolidge 598 $27,500
Doerun 790 $39,219
Ellenton 108 $50,750
Funston 790 $31,406
Norman Park 1,220 $43,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Moultrie Public Libraries

Moultrie-colquitt County Library System
Moultrie, Georgia
(229) 985-6540

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Moultrie Hospitals

(229) 985-4815
Emergency Service: No

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(229) 985-3420
Emergency Service: Yes

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Serves 2,187 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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