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Lee Co. wants everyone counted in the Census

By LeiLani Golden - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) –  So far, 71% of Lee County households have returned Census forms, but entire streets were somehow left out of the initial census form mailing.

Thursday, county leaders announced a final push to get everyone counted, even if they have to hand deliver Census forms.

"I personally never got a census form in the mail," said County Commission Vice Chairman Rick Muggridge. "The chairman of the county commission didn't get a census form in the mail. For whatever reason, we don't know and we can't change that. The local census people weren't in charge of the mailing, they're just in charge of the follow up. That's the reason we've had so many calls from people who didn't get forms."

There are several locations in Lee and other Counties where you can go to get help filling out your forms. These Locations Will Close On April 19, 2010--


Lee County Census Sites 

(Check With Individual Sites For Census Staff Hours)

Smithville City Hall- 116 Main Street, Smithville, Ga - Ph# 229-846-2101

Smithville Library- 116 Main Street, Smithville, Ga Ph# 229-846-6625

Redbone Library- 104 Thundering Springs Road, Leesburg, Ga - Ph# 229-903-8871

Leesburg Library- 245 Walnut Avenue South, Leesburg, Ga - Ph# 229-759-2369

 Lee County/T. Page Tharp Governmental Building- 102 Starksville Avenue North, Leesburg, Ga  - Ph#229-438-2271

Sowega Council On Aging R.S. Boney Senior Center- 141 Park Street, Leesburg, Ga - Ph#229-759-0909


 Sumter County Census Sites

(Check With Individual Sites For Census Staff Hours)

Cherokee Elementary School
300 Cherokee Avenue

Americus Career Center
120 West Church Street

Visions For Sumter/Family Connections
802 Ashby Street

Sumter County High School
802 Ashby Street

Americus High School (South Americus)
805 Harold Avenue



Dougherty County

(Check With Site For Census Staff Hours)

Dougherty County Central Public Library- 300 Pine Avenue  

Dougherty County Family Literacy Council- 406 W. Highland Avenue

Dougherty County Health Department- 1710 S. Slappey Blvd.

Dougherty County Tallulah Massey Library- 2004 Stratford Drive

Mt. Zion Baptist Church - 1905 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd

Trumpet Of God Ministries - 600 Pine Avenue , Albany , Ga


Please Contact Any Of These Establishment For The Times Of Operation  Or  Contact Your Local Census Office At (229) 352-9340.                                                                                              


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