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was carved from portions of Decatur County and the Jakin area of
Early County in 1921. The fertile land of Seminole County
has allowed it to become the great agricultural area it is
today. Seminole County is located in the southwest corner
of the State of Georgia where we join borders with Florida and
the county seat for Seminole County, was incorporated December
8, 1897. The city was named for Jonathan E. Donalson, a member
of a prominent family who had pioneered Decatur County.
Seminole State Park, located 16 miles south of Donalsonville,
offers picnic sites, a swimming beach, camping, cottages, and
fishing docks to its visitors. The Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam
creates the lake and 500-mile-long shoreline of Lake Seminole.
Lake Seminole is one of the most highly regarded fishing lakes
in North America.
courthouse in Donalsonville was constructed in 1922 and is
listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As of
the 2010 Census, the population of Seminole County is 8,729.
The population of the county seat of Donalsonville is 2,650.
Click here for the complete history of Seminole County.