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Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency


The mission of the Pierce County Emergency Management Agency is to prepare for and assist in the protection of lives and property of the county’s citizens, in the event of natural or manmade disasters, through the processes of preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Community Links of Interest


Santo Niño
Fire Chief/EMA Coordinator

P.O. Box 679
Blackshear, GA 31516
t: 912.449.2041
f: 912.449.2024
email: Santo

Contact Us

Physical address:
312 Nichols Street,
Blackshear, GA 31516
t: 912.449.2022
f: 912.449.2024

E-Verify Authorization
Number: 72031 | Date: 12/06/2007.

About Pierce County

Pierce County, established in 1857 and named for President Franklin Pierce, grew out of Appling and Ware counties' lands.
The county seat, Blackshear, bears the name of General David Blackshear who fought Indians in Georgia and Florida during the War of 1812.

Board of Commissioners

We appreciate your interest in Pierce County, Georgia, and hope this site proves useful in providing information about the Board of Commissioners, local government, and our community. Should you have questions, please contact us at: 912.449.2022.

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