Clinch County, the 94th
county formed in Georgia, was created from portions of Ware and
Lowndes counties in 1850. The county was named for General Duncan
Clinch, who served in the War of 1812, defeated the Seminole Indian
Chief Osceola in Florida, and later served in the U.S. Congress.
Part of the Okefenokee
Wildlife Refuge lies in Clinch County. Both the St. Mary's and
Suwannee Rivers rise within the swamp. Chosen by Travel and Leisure
magazine as one of the "ten best boat rides in the world," the park's
boat tours are a twisting and turning adventure through the
For health information
on the county, visit
Hospital is the local hospital.
Eliminating tobacco use in Clinch County - See the project
summary for the Strategic Plan for Identifying and Eliminating
Tobacco-Related Health Disparities in Clinch County.
County Health Dept.
Nurse Manager - Beth Jones, DPL
Environmental Health - Lee Meeks
285 Sweat Street
Homerville, GA 31634-1536
Hours of operation:
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Southeast Health District
1101 Church Street
Waycross, GA 31501
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