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Early County

Population in 2012: 4,835 (74% urban, 26% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.1%
 

Males: 2,172  (44.9%)
Females: 2,663  (55.1%)

Median resident age:  35.1 years
Georgia median age:  40.0 years

Zip codes: 31723, 39823.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $18,834 (it was $20,250 in 2000)
Blakely:

$18,834
Georgia:

$46,007
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $13,386

Blakely city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $66,755 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Blakely:

$66,755
Georgia:

$147,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $82,829; Detached houses: $97,953; Townhouses or other attached units: $73,824; In 2-unit structures: $92,279; Mobile homes: $45,909

Median gross rent in 2011: $449.

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  • Black alone - 3,236 (63.9%)
  • White alone - 1,658 (32.7%)
  • Hispanic - 102 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blakely: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (7.4%), Irish (6.5%), English (2.7%), German (2.4%), Scottish (1.2%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 17.5 square miles.

Population density: 277 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Blakely:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blakely city:

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

49 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Georgia:  9.4%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 58 registered sex offenders living in Blakely, Georgia as of April 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blakely to the number of sex offenders is 89 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $768 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $594 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (29.8 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (104.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (632.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bluffton, GA (3.3 miles) , Columbia, AL (3.5 miles ), Haleburg, AL (3.5 miles) , Arlington, GA (3.6 miles ), Damascus, GA (3.7 miles ), Edison, GA (4.1 miles ), Fort Gaines, GA (4.2 miles ), Mayhaw, GA (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 31.38 N, Longitude: 84.93 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Peanut Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +602 (+11.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 858 (62.9%)

Area code: 229

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Crime rates in Blakely by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 011010
per 100,000 0.018.919.20.019.50.0
Rapes 211132
per 100,000 37.218.919.220.258.439.8
Robberies 527072
per 100,000 92.937.8134.30.0136.339.8
Assaults 192913332534
per 100,000 353.0548.7249.4665.3486.9677.4
Burglaries 214839417461
per 100,000 390.2908.2748.3826.61441.11215.4
Thefts 6283648611193
per 100,000 1152.01570.51227.91733.92161.61853.0
Auto thefts 130233
per 100,000 18.656.80.040.358.459.8
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.6) 204.5307.2247.1281.6418.9345.7

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Crime rate in Blakely detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 41 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.36
Georgia average:

2.62

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Blakely, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

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Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -52 (-0.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Blakely-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Blakely city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/2005, a category F3 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Early County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Fitzhugh L. Fulton - Aviator.


Hospital/medical center in Blakely:

  • PIONEER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF EARLY (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 11740 COLUMBIA STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Blakely, GA

Airports located in Blakely:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blakely:

  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 32 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,692)
  • Darton College (about 46 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • Albany Technical College (about 47 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Albany State University (about 49 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 64 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Troy University (about 66 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 13,221)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 74 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 7,553)

Public high school in Blakely:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blakely:

See full list of schools located in Blakely, School District: EARLY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable locations in Blakely: Town and Country Club (A), Town and Country Golf Course (B), Early County Fire Department Blakely Station (C), Blakely Fire Department (D), Maddox Memorial Library (E), Early County Jail (F), Early County Courthouse (G), Blakely Regional Youth Development Center (H), Blakely City Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: King Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blakely include: Westview United Methodist Church (A), Wesley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Southside Baptist Church (C), Mount Olive Baptist Church (D), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (E), Holy Family Catholic Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Free Will Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blakely Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Louise (A), Lake Myrtice (B), Lake Louise (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brunson Branch (A), Breastworks Branch (B), Baptist Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Blakely include: Alex Howell Baseball Park (1), Standifer Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (826 North Main Street), Blakely Days Inn (435 Arlington Ave), Day's Inn (1097 Arlington Avenue).

 
Early County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blakely and their reported violations in the past:

BLAKELY (Population served: 6000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-11-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-17-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2001 and AUG-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
THE LOG CABIN RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 42.1%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blakely, GA

People in group quarters in Blakely in 2010:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Blakely in 2000:

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 53 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Blakely compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Blakely (2011 data):

  • Bank of Early: Bank Of Early at 12347 Columbia Street, branch established on 1939/01/09. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $84.4 mil, Deposits: $73.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: One South Financial, Inc.
  • First State Bank of Blakely: First State Bank Of Blakely at 218 South Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $362.8 mil, Deposits: $300.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares Of Blakely, Inc.
  • Commercial State Bank: 412 Columbia St Branch at 412 Columbia Highway, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $104.3 mil, Deposits: $90.0 mil, headquarters in Donalsonville, GA, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Georgia Community Bancorp, Incorporated

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Blakely (based on Early County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.13%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents61.0%20.2%7.5%2.5%2.3%
Congregations31.3%18.8%12.5%9.4%9.4%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.2%1.7%1.0%1.0%0.6%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%6.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Early County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Early County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

9.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Early County:

13.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Early County:

30.3%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$13,792$27,5840$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,224$38,6880$0
Firefighters 15$41,044$32,8350$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,115$24,6900$0
Health 1$2,254$27,0480$0
Solid Waste Management 18$38,395$25,5970$0
Sewerage 3$7,016$28,0640$0
Water Supply 5$12,570$30,1680$0
Electric Power 10$31,424$37,7090$0
Gas Supply 3$8,978$35,9120$0
Totals for Government 64$162,812$30,5270$0

Blakely government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,073,000 ($1049.22)
    Gas Utilities: $1,120,000 ($231.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $974,000 ($201.45)
    Central Staff Services: $865,000 ($178.90)
    Water Utilities: $419,000 ($86.66)
    Fire Protection: $406,000 ($83.97)
    Sewerage: $279,000 ($57.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $239,000 ($49.43)
    General - Other: $221,000 ($45.71)
    Regular Highways: $163,000 ($33.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($14.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $47,000 ($9.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $972,000 ($201.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $266,000 ($55.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000 ($37.44)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($4.55)
    Gas Utilities: $17,000 ($3.52)
    Electric Utilities: $17,000 ($3.52)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($2.90)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,702,000 ($352.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($17.58)

Blakely government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $886,000 ($183.25)
    Sewerage: $314,000 ($64.94)
    All Other: $7,000 ($1.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $547,000 ($113.13)
    All Other: $131,000 ($27.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $292,000 ($60.39)
    Interest Earnings: $59,000 ($12.20)
    Rents: $11,000 ($2.28)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,125,000 ($1266.80)
    Gas Utilities: $1,282,000 ($265.15)
    Water Utilities: $472,000 ($97.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $268,000 ($55.43)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $228,000 ($47.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $116,000 ($23.99)
    NEC: $64,000 ($13.24)
    Public Utilities: $37,000 ($7.65)

Blakely government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,760,000 ($364.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,610,000 ($332.99)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $150,000 ($31.02)

Blakely government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $154,000 ($31.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $338,000 ($69.91)

5.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Houston County, AL  0.53% ($17,000 average AGI)
from Seminole County, GA  0.50% ($25,263)
from Calhoun County, GA  0.39% ($17,067)


5.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Houston County, AL  0.73% ($23,393 average AGI)
to Seminole County, GA  0.57% ($27,091)
to Miller County, GA  0.47% ($30,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blakely:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WBBK (1260 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blakely:

  • WBBK-FM (93.1 FM; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS OF SW GA)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJWV (90.9 FM; FORT GAINES, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGMK (106.3 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING CO)

TV broadcast stations around Blakely:

  • W69DO (Channel 69; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W08DM (Channel 8; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BM (Channel 26; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W45BL (Channel 45; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CQ (Channel 51; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W30BO (Channel 30; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W47BX (Channel 47; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Blakely, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 140
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 235
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Blakely fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $375,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,690
Total average daily truck traffic: 894
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 7,035

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blakely)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Blakely, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • O.8 Miles Southwest Of (Lat: 31.374611 Lon: -84.952417), Call Sign: KUO587
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.690 MHz, 152.690 MHz, 152.630 MHz
    Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999
    Registrant: Alltel Corporate Services, Inc., 655 15th Street, N.W., Suite 220, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 783-3974

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5
  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.398722 Lon: -84.895667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 70.6 m, Overall height: 72.2 m, Call Sign: KBM5
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/11/2008, Expiration Date: 01/28/2018, Certifier: Steven N Mitchell
    Registrant: 1711 Old Coffee Rd., Wray, GA 31798, Phone: (229) 468-9220, Fax: (229) 468-0715, Email:
  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.399972 Lon: -84.893861), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KRK5, Licensee ID: L00011095
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/2003, Expiration Date: 01/28/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2008
    Registrant: Early County Airport Authority, 22 Court Street, Blakely, GA 31723, Phone: (229) 723-4304
  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.455833 Lon: -84.818889), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 16.7 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WPZL304
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.34400 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2008, Expiration Date: 02/04/2019
    Registrant: 1711 Old Coffee Rd., Wray, GA 31798, Phone: (229) 468-9220, Fax: (229) 468-0715, Email:
  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.392500 Lon: -84.901389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 4.2 m, Overall height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: WPZQ478
    Assigned Frequencies: 110.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/17/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2019
    Registrant: 1711 Old Coffee Rd., Wray, GA 31798, Phone: (229) 468-9220, Fax: (229) 468-0715, Email:
  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.399972 Lon: -84.893861), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQJY381
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2009, Expiration Date: 02/12/2019, Certifier: Steven N Mitchell
    Registrant: 1711 Old Coffee Rd., Wray, GA 31798, Phone: (229) 468-9220, Fax: (229) 468-0715, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blakely)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blakely)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 21

Incident types - Blakely


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blakely, GA

Most common first names in Blakely, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8472.2 years
Mary6275.4 years
Willie5971.5 years
William5672.6 years
James5575.0 years
Annie4679.9 years
Mattie3379.5 years
George3272.7 years
Charlie3168.3 years
Robert2970.2 years
Most common last names in Blakely, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams6174.8 years
Smith5371.9 years
Davis4375.7 years
Jones4174.4 years
Brown4075.2 years
Houston3978.5 years
White3875.4 years
Johnson3579.4 years
Jackson3070.0 years
George2778.1 years
Businesses in Blakely, GA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1

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