Cuthbert, Georgia Information

As the county seat for Randolph County, GA, the city of Cuthbert had a population of 3,371 as of the 2000 census. The area originally founded in 1831 after the Native Americans were relocated west of the Mississippi. The city was named for a member of Congress, Alfred Cuthbert. The county was initially developed for cotton plantations, the major commodity crop, and the rural area had a high proportion of enslaved African-American workers. Cuthbert was incorporated as a town in 1834 and as a city in 1859, serving as the trading center for the area. The Central of Georgia Railway arrived in Cuthbert in the 1850s, stimulating trade and growth, and providing a means of getting cotton and other crops to market. Cuthbert is about 57 miles south of Columbus and north of Tallahassee, Florida. The city was once home to NFL player, Roosevelt Grier and has a total area of three square miles. Two zip codes are in use, 31740 and 39840 and the area code is 229.

Cuthbert is ranked #308 in Georgia and #19,091 in the United States with a livability score of 63, which is in the 34th percentile. The city scored best for great weather, crime and cost of living. The average summer temperature is a comfortable 79 degrees, crime is lower than the state of Georgia, and the cost of living is 14 percent lower than the state’s.

Cuthbert, GA crime rate is 71% lower than the Georgia average and is 65% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Cuthbert, GA has a violent crime rate that is 72% lower than the Georgia average and 72% lower than the national average. For property crime, Cuthbert, GA is 71% lower than the Georgia average and 64% lower than the national average.

Of the factors which are used to determine the livability index, Cuthbert does well in the areas of weather, crime and cost of living. It scores poorly in the areas of Employment, Housing, Education and Amenities.

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Diane Watley, City Manager
City Hall
24 Court St.
Cuthbert, GA 39840
Phone Number: (229) 732-3161
Fax Number: (229) 732-3762
Email Address: dbwhatley@hotmail.com

Cuthbert City Clerk
113 Court Street
Cuthbert, GA 39840

Cuthbert, Georgia Crime rates and statistics:

In 2016, the crime index in Cumming, Georgia was 68.2which was well below the United States average of 280.5.

The total crime rate in Cuthbert was 990 total crimes for every 100,000 residents, which is lower than the average in the state of Georgia with 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 persons, and higher than the national average of 2,837 total crimes for every 100,000 citizens.
The overall crime rate in Cuthbert is 65% lower than the national average. For every 100,000 people, there are 2.71 daily crimes that occur in Cuthbert. Cuthbert is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States. In Cuthbert you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in Cuthbert has decreased by 10%.

In 2016, there were 6 full-time law enforcement employees, 6 of whom were police officers. This means that in the year 2016 in there were 1.68 police officers for every 1,000 residents in Cuthbert, Georgia, while the state average in Georgia that same year was 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents.

According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Cuthbert, Georgia as of June 05, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Cuthbert to the number of sex offenders is 139 to 1.

Cuthbert, Georgia Police Department Address:

Cuthbert Police Department
113 Court St
Cuthbert, GA39840-1405
Phone #: 229-732-2323
Fax #: 229-732-2455

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The Chief of Police for the Cuthbert Police Department is Chief Bobby E Wiggins. Chief Wiggins can be reached at 229-732-2323

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In 2014, there were 6 full-time law enforcement employees, 6 of whom were police officers. This means that in the year 2016 in there were 1.68 police officers for every 1,000 residents in Cuthbert, Georgia, while the state average in Georgia that same year was 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents.

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Carlisa Cooper, County Clerk
P.O. Box 221
Cuthbert, GA 39840
Telephone: 855-782-6310 Ext. 1
Fax: 229-469-5209

County Sheriff, Most Wanted, Warrant Information, Etc.

Sheriff Eddie Fairbanks
16 Recreation Camp Rd.
Cuthbert, GA 39840
Phone: 229-732-2525
Fax: 229-732-5740
info@randolphgasheriff.org

Completed in March 2014, the Gary Yochum, Sr. Law Enforcement Complex is under the direct command of Major Fairbanks. This 118-bed facility has all modern security systems, medical services, holding cells, suicide watch, and four isolation cells as well as an intoxication tank. Included in the design is a secure sally port for inmate intake, and an interior visitation area, with a phone extension at each window for conversations. A courtroom with seating is in the front part of the building for convenience of Magistrate, Probate and Superior Court hearings. A classroom for employee training which seats 32 is in the secure area near the modern laundry and state of the art kitchen. The entire complex is monitored by cameras 24 hours a day and the area is well lighted with fencing in place to contain detainees and protect the public. Additional amenities include:

  • 32-Seat employee training classroom
  • Modern laundry room
  • State of the art kitchen

    The entire complex is monitored by cameras 24 hours a day and the area is well lit, with fencing in place to contain detainees and protect the public. The Randolph County Jail Staff strives to:

  • Provide the highest degree of safety, security, and service for inmate population, facility staff, and visitors.
  • Provide and operate the facilities as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • Promote the reduction of prisoner idleness with inmate labor used in such areas as facility sanitation, food and laundry services.

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