Douglas County Georgia

Living. Growing. Prospering.

Message from the Chairman

Welcome to!

Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones

Douglas County has an estimated population of nearly 140,000 people, and we continue to rapidly grow. Communication with our citizens and visitors needs to be innovative and transparent, therefore we utilize every means and media available to talk to you, listen to you, and let you know what is going on with your government. is one of these efforts, and we are glad that you are visiting our web site.

Douglas County is a wonderful place to live, work and play. We are a diverse community - evolving from a rural area to suburbia and becoming the economic hub of west Georgia. However, we ensure that our growth is "smart growth", and that the quality of life continues to be high for all our citizens.

Our school system has high standards. Our roadway and transportation systems are constantly improving. Our Fire/EMS Department is remarkable in its readiness and responsiveness. Our spectacular Sheriff's Office keeps the peace and is dependable. Our superb parks and recreation programs continue to expand. We have an ample and safe water supply. We are a County on the move with first class best practices and we want you to be a part of it.

We actively recruit and welcome new businesses and job opportunities to Douglas County, so please let us know how we can help you be a success. Your success is important to us because you create jobs for yourself and your neighbors, tax dollars for public services and improvements, and provide another piece of the unique pie that is Douglas County.

We are committed to continuously making our community great. Let us know what you think we should be doing.

Thanks for visiting our web site and for your interest in Douglas County!

Best wishes,
Dr. Romona Jackson Jones, Chairman