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Introducing the APPROVED 2024 Budget for Pierce County! Dive into the details of the budget by reading the attached PDF file. At Pierce County, we prioritize transparency and accountability, ensuring that your tax dollars are allocated wisely to benefit our vibrant community. As a community of communities, we strive to create a beautiful rural atmosphere where residents and visitors can enjoy the natural wonders and small-town charm that define our county. We are proud of our heritage and look forward to a promising future. Explore the diverse range of services and resources we offer, from local education to business resources and public safety. Join us in shaping the future of Pierce County!

CLICK HERE for the 2024 APPROVED BUDGET .pdf file


Welcome to Pierce County

Thank you for visiting the Pierce County, Georgia, website. Pierce County is nestled in southeast Georgia and provides residents and visitors with a beautiful rural atmosphere year-round. Whether blooming with the promise of spring or set ablaze with the colors of fall, the beautiful farmland and small-town atmosphere that make up our county are a sight to behold and are full of natural wonders to be discovered. The Alabaha River takes a winding course through the county, creating wonderful fishing and plenty of opportunities for outdoor entertainment. A peaceful small-town atmosphere offers a haven from the hustle and bustle of contemporary life, and the sense of community here is as old and as strong as the land itself.

We have friendly, hardworking residents who are proud of their heritage while looking toward the future with hope and initiative. Whether you are looking for a scenic place to visit, a hometown in which to raise a family or a willing community in which to locate a business, you are welcome in our county.

So come visit one of our many churches, go fishing, explore the history of the ‘ole Okefenokee, or take a scenic drive across our country roads. We hope to see you and “Welcome” home. from your PIERCE County Board of Commissioners

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Public Notice

The Pierce County Board of Elections & Registration will hold a regular meeting, onWednesday, January 24 at 9:00 the Pierce County Courthouse Annex, 312 Nicholas Street, Blackshear. MATT...

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Letter of Notice

LETTER OF NOTICE PIERCE COUNTY GRANTED AN ADDITIONAL 180 DAYS TO PROCESS APPEALS PURSUANT TO 48-5-311 Dear Property Owner, The Board of Assessors is notifying you due to a 2023 appeal filed on your...

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Some images on this website are courtesy of
local photographer Wayne Morgan

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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