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About Americus, Georgia

Americus is a city in Sumter County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 17,041 . Americus is the home of Habitat for Humanity International's international headquarters, the famous Windsor Hotel (from 1892), The Fuller Center for Housing international headquarters, The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving , Glover Foods and many more well-known organizations.The city is the county seat of Sumter County. Americus is the principal city of the Americus Micropolitan Statistical Area, a micropolitan area that covers Schley and Sumter counties and had a combined population of 36,966 at the 2000 census.

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Americus Facts

  • Population Total: 17,041
  • Square Miles: 10.5
  • Area Code: 229
  • Elevation: 479
  • Postal Codes: 31709, 31710, 31719
  • Timezone: North American Eastern
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