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Overview

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population14,457
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+5,195
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married30.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.3%
Median Earnings25+$22,097
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,407
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,246

Wealth

Median Family Income$28,177
% Above Poverty Level65.9%
% Below Poverty Level34.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone30.5%
Median Gross Rent$620
Median House Value$84,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)65.1%
English4.5%
German3.3%
Irish3.2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Scottish0.8%
African0.5%
Italian0.5%
Dutch0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Polish0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
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Moultrie Almanac

CategoryValue
County Colquitt County
Standard Zip Codes31788, 31768
P.O. Box Zip Codes31776
Phone Area Codes229
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude31.16
Approximate Longitude-83.77

Moultrie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMOULTRIE 2 ESE
Distance2.5 miles
Jan Temp40 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches
StationQUITMAN 2 NW
Distance29 miles
Jan Temp38 to 62 F
Apr Temp52 to 79 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip53 inches
StationALBANY 3 SE
Distance31.8 miles
Jan Temp35 to 60 F
Apr Temp50 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 80 F
Annual Precip53.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berlin489$38,125
Coolidge592$30,333
Doerun723$37,679
Ellenton132$39,375
Funston722$36,071
Norman Park1,213$42,857

Moultrie Public Libraries

Moultrie-colquitt County Library System
204 5TH STREET SE
Moultrie, Georgia
(229) 985-6540

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Moultrie Hospitals

Turning Point Hospital
(Proprietary)
3015 Veterans Pkwy South
Colquitt Regional Medical Center
(Government - District/authority)
3131 Thomasville Hwy Box 40
(229) 891-9338

Moultrie Public Schools

Ca Gray Junior High School
812 11th Ave Nw
ZIP: 31768
(229) 890-6189
Other
Total Enrollment 1322
Colquitt County Achievement Center
1800 Park Ave Se
ZIP: 31768
(229) 890-6197
High
Total Enrollment 109
Colquitt County High School
1800 Park Ave Se
ZIP: 31768
(229) 890-6141
High
Total Enrollment 1704
Cox Elementary School
1275 11th Ave Se
ZIP: 31768
(229) 890-6190
Primary
Total Enrollment 584
Okapilco Elementary School
3300 Ga Highway 33 N
ZIP: 31768
(229) 890-6191
Primary
Total Enrollment 529
Stringfellow Elementary School
200 5th Ave Sw
ZIP: 31768
(229) 890-6187
Primary
Total Enrollment 402
Sunset Elementary School
698 Us Highway 319 S
ZIP: 31768
(229) 890-6184
Primary
Total Enrollment 724
Willie J. Williams Middle School
950 4th St Sw
ZIP: 31768
(229) 890-6183
Middle
Total Enrollment 1312
Wright Elementary School
1812 2nd St Se
ZIP: 31768
(229) 890-6186
Primary
Total Enrollment 624
Odom Elementary School
2902 Sardis Church Rd
ZIP: 31788
(229) 324-3313
Primary
Total Enrollment 675

Moultrie Private Schools

Liberty Faith Christian Academy
634 Cook Rd
ZIP: 31788
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 23
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