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City of Camilla

Camilla, Georgia was incorporated in 1858 and was named the county seat for Mitchell County. Camilla was named in honor of General Mitchell’s granddaughter. It is located just south of Baconton; on U.S. Highway 19. Camilla is the home to many successful businesses, such as Keystone Foods, Harrell Nut Company and Oil Recovery. Camilla is known for producing crops and products such as peanuts, pecans, poultry, cotton, pine trees, cattle, and vegetables, and most of which are further processed in Camilla as well.

One very unique business located in Camilla is an alligator farm, which happens to be the number one producer of alligator hides in the world. In 2010, Camilla’s population was 5,568 according to the U.S. Census. Camilla’s annual festival is Gnat Days, which is in May.

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Populations: 5,568

Camilla Chamber of Commerce
124 East Broad Street
Camilla, GA 31730
(229) 336-5255

City of Pelham

Pelham, Georgia was incorporated in 1881 and was named in honor of Major John Pelham, who was killed during the Civil War. The city is located on the crossroads of U.S. Highway 19 and State Route 93. It is about eight miles south of Camilla. Pelham is home to the first “shopping mall,” The Hand Trading Company Building. Pelham is also an agriculture community, producing crops like cotton, peanuts, and corn. In 2010, Pelham’s population was 4,129 according to the U.S. Census.

Pelham’s annual festival is the Pelham Wildlife Festival, which is held in October.Foods, Harrell Nut Company and Oil Recovery. Camilla is known for producing crops and products such as peanuts, pecans, poultry, cotton, pine trees, cattle, and vegetables, and most of which are further processed in Camilla as well.

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Populations: 4,129

Pelham Chamber of Commerce
119 East Railroad Street
Pelham, GA 31779
(229) 294-4924

City of Baconton

Baconton, Georgia was incorporated in 1903. It was named for Major Robert James Bacon. The city is located at the crossroads of U.S. Highway 19 and State Route 93, between Albany and Camilla. Baconton is the birthplace to the paper-shell pecan industry in Georgia.

Today, pecans still play a major role in Baconton. Savage of Georgia, which is the world’s leader in pecan harvesting and processing equipment is located in Baconton. In 2010, the population was 842.

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Populations: 842

Camilla Chamber of Commerce
124 East Broad Street
Camilla, GA 31730
(229) 336-5255

City of Sale City

Sale City, Georgia was incorporated in 1890. The city was named for T.D. Sale, who was a real estate promoter. In 2010, the population was 320.

Sale City is also an agriculture community. It consist of many farms and businesses such as CSA fertilizer and Snipes Equipment.

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Populations: 320

Camilla Chamber of Commerce
124 East Broad Street
Camilla, GA 31730
(229) 336-5255

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