The City Of Macon County

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Introduction Bibb County, in central Georgia, was formed December 9, 1822. Geologically, Bibb County is located on the fall line where the southern Piedmont meets the Coastal Plain. Before the arrival of European settlers, the area had been a center of a series of Native American civilizations. The county sits on 249.76 square miles of land and there are approximately 622 people per square mile. Robert Reichert is the mayor of the city of Macon which is a part of Bibb currently governed by a five member County Commission, with four commissioners elected from individual districts in the county and a chairman elected countywide. A chief administrative officer is appointed by the commission runs the daily affairs of the government. Bibb County has a sheriff responsible for maintaining the prison system and managing law enforcement duties, with his deputies acting as the city of Macon has its own police department. As of 2013, Bibb County has a population estimate of 154,721 persons with a negative variation of 0.5% from the year 2010. Majority of the population is between the ages of 18 and 65 making up 53% and male and female populations compare 47% to 53%. The county has a mixed population with African Americans making up 53.4% of the population as the leading race with American Indian/Alaska natives being the marginal race at about 0.3%. English is the main language spoken at home with about 5.1% of the population speaking a language other than English. Bibb’s population
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