Folkston, Georgia

Folkston is a city in Charlton County, Georgia, in the southern part of the state. Folkston is the County Seat of Charlton County. Folkston has a population of 2,502 people, and the mayor is Lee Gowen. The city offices are located on First Street.

City of Folkston
541 First St.
Folkston, GA 31537
912-496-2563

There is limited crime information available for Folkston. There were 24 registered sex offenders living in Folkston, as of June 2018.

Folkston, Georgia – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 115 reported crimes in Folkston. This gave the city a crime rate of 2,150 per 100,000 persons. This is lower than the Georgia state crime rate of 3,402 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime is the most common crime in Folkston.

The Folkston Police Department is located on First Street, and the Chief of Police is Wesley Green.

Folkston Police Department
541 First St.
Folkston, GA 31537
912-496-2563

The Charlton County Sheriff’s Office is located in Folkston.

Charlton County Sheriff’s Office
1548 Third Street
Folkston, GA 31537
912-496-7321

Folkston, Georgia – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk’s Office, and the City Clerk is Darlene Williamson. The City Clerk is responsible for ensuring that accurate records are kept for the city.

Darlene Williamson, City Clerk
541 First St.
Folkston, GA 31537
912-496-2563

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