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Population: 5,669

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The City of Camilla is located along the four lane Highway US 19 (Georgia Florida Parkway.) Camilla is the county seat and the Mitchell County Courthouse is renowned for its architecture and construction from beautiful Georgia marble. Camilla’s welcome center is in the restored railroad depot located at the intersection of US Highway 19 and Broad Street and is worth a visit. Gnat Days, held the first weekend in May, is the yearly tribute to the favorite southern pest the Gnat. Listed as one of the top tennis towns by Racquet Magazine, Camilla is home to the Mitchell County Pro Tennis Invitational each April.

City Hall
30 E Broad Street, Camilla, GA 31730
(229) 336-2220 FAX (229) 336-2230
City Council meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30. The City of Camilla operates under the city manager form of government.

Mayor: Mary Jo Haywood
City Council:
Bryant Campbell
Benjamin E. Jenkins
W.D. Danny Palmer, III
Vivian G. Smith
Vernon Twitty, Jr.
Annie Doris Willingham
City Manager: Mike Larkin
City Clerk: Kathy Baker
Police Chief: Chief Folsom
Fire Chief:
Planning and Zoning: Charles Kelly
IT Services: David Armstrong
Utility Billing Clerk: Valerie Barnes
Business Office: Renee Brazeale

Camilla Industrial Park

The Camilla Industrial Park is pleased to offer an excellent site for your company with our 134 acre city-owned park located inside the city limits. Zoned industrial, the conceptual design of the park has been carefully developed to meet both practical and aesthetic objectives. Park layout allows for both large and small lots and features excellent rail and highway transportation. Fully developed with water, sewer, electric, and gas utilities, the site is serviced by a 2 lane industrial access road feeding directly to US Hwy. 19, a four lane highway connecting to Interstates leading in all directions.
Click here for aerial of the Camilla Industrial Park

On the southeast side of Camilla, off US Highway 19. The Camilla Municipal Airport is just three miles southwest of the park.

Surrounding land uses include industrial, commercial, and residential.

The terrain is level to gently rolling with an approximate elevation of 180’ MSL. Surface water drainage is to the “Big Slough”, a tributary to the Flint River. The area is noted for its abundant water supply. Soil types are suited for heavy industrial development.

Electric Power - The park is located within the service area of the City of Camilla (MEAG Power). For large electrical loads, 900 KW connected or greater as determined by plans, the customer may choose between the City of Camilla (MEAG), Georgia Power, or Mitchell EMC (Georgia Electric Membership Corporation). In addition, for connected electrical loads less than 900 KW, the customer may have a choice based on location.

The City of Camilla owns and operates its own electrical distribution system. Camilla serves approximately 2,500 industrial, commercial, and residential customers with a peak load of approximately 26MW.

As a member of the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG,) Camilla has a portfolio of resources that include nuclear, fossil, hydro, and combustion turbine generation. In addition, Camilla is a member of the Energy Authority. This partnership allows market purchases of electricity to insure a continued economical power for customers. Competitive rates can be structured to accommodate a variety of uses, loads, demands, and facility services.

Natural Gas - The City of Camilla is a member of the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia (MGAG.) A 4” line currently serves the park. The Camilla Gas Department can supply natural gas in any quantity for every variety of industrial and commercial use. Currently, the rate is unbundled into commodity, transportation, and distribution components. Interruptible rates can be designed based on usage and customer demand.

Water - The Camilla Water Department currently operates four (4) deep wells and pumping stations. Three water tanks provide 1.4M gallons of storage. A contract is currently underway to add an additional one million gallons of storage capacity, a new well, pumping facilities, emergency generation, and approximately two miles of new transmission lines. Camilla produces about 3.6 million gallons of water per day and has approximately 2M gallons of permitted reserve capacity.

Wastewater - The Camilla Water Pollution Control Facility has a capacity of 1.5 million gallons per day. The current requirements on the facility leave approximately 650,000 gallons per day of reserve capacity.The park is served by an 8” line, with an excess capacity of nearly 1 million gallons a day.

The newly constructed plant is a “zero discharge” plant and does not discharge any effluent into any natural streams. All treated effluent is pumped into a spray field, where the recycled water is used as irrigation for hay production.

Solid Waste - Seminole Sanitation, Inc. provides solid waste pickup and disposal services for the City of Camilla. Services include: 95 gallon rollaway containers, automated pickup, commercial and industrial dumpster service, construction and demolition debris pickup, and specialty roll off service. Yard waste pickup service is provided by the Camilla Public Works Department

Telecommunications - The Camilla Industrial Park has a state of the art hybrid Fiber-Coax system on site which provides high-speed internet, video teleconferencing and digital cable television and other telecom services. AT&T provides the local loop telephone service. High speed internet service is available through the City of Camilla CNS (Community Network Services, Cable Modem - T-1), Mediacomm (Cable Modem), BellSouth (DSL - T-1 access) and

CNS (Community Network Services) TV and CNS Telecommunications are departments of the City that provide Cable TV, High Speed Internet and Broadband services. A state of the art hybrid Fiber-Coax system began service in mid 2001.

Highways - Camilla Industrial Park, located just off US Highway 19 a major four lane highway, is 60 miles west of Interstate 75 and 40 miles north of Interstate 10.

Railroads - The park is served by Georgia & Florida Railnet and offers a broad range of transportation services to clients in the industrial and transportation sectors.

Sea Ports
Panama City, FL - 181 miles southwest
Port St. Joe, FL - 173 miles southwest

Barge Service
Bainbridge GA 36 miles to the southwest

International Airports:
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) Atlanta, GA - 204 miles
Jacksonville International (JAX) Jacksonville, FL - 203 miles

Regional Airports:
Southwest GA Regional Airport (ABY) Albany, GA - 25 miles
Tallahassee FL Regional Airport (TLH) Tallahassee, FL - 66 miles

Local Airport:
Camilla Municipal Airport 5,000’ paved, lighted runway, NDB, VASI landing system, aircraft tie-down, air frame and power plant repair, hangars. Jet fuel available.

Public Safety
Police and Fire protection are provided by the City of Camilla. The fire insurance rating is Class 6.

Industrial Park Owner
Development Authority of the City of Camilla

Paige Shiver, Executive Director
Mitchell County Development Authority 229-336-2061



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