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County Information



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Atkinson County does not provide mugshot images.

Some of the cities, towns, and places in Atkinson County are Axson, Kirkland, Pearson, Willacoochee

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Atkinson County is a county located in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2020 census, the county's population was 8,286. The county seat is Pearson. The county was formed in 1917 from parts of Coffee and Clinch counties. It is named for William Yates Atkinson, Democratic governor of Georgia from 1894 to 1898. In 2003, it had the highest illiteracy rate of any U.S. county at 36%.