Bacon County was created
in 1914 from parts of Appling, Pierce, and Ware counties. Georgia's
149th county was named for Senator Augustus O. Bacon, a four-term U.S.
Senator who died in office.
Alma is the only
incorporated municipality in Bacon County. Alma's name is an acronym
composed from the first letters in the names of Georgia's four state
capitals: Augusta, Louisville, Milledgeville, and Atlanta.
The Blueberry Festival
is held annually during the summer, celebrating Bacon County's large
For health information
on the county, visit
Bacon County Hospital
is the local hospital.
County Health Dept.
Nurse Manager - Edye Williams, ADN
Environmental Health - Oscar Hulett
101 N. Wayne Street
PO Box 116
Alma, GA 31510-2540
Hours of operation:
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1101 Church Street
Waycross, GA 31501
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