Hinesville, Georgia Information

The county seat for Liberty County, Georgia is the city of Hinesville which had a population of 33,437 as of the 2010 census. The city was founded in 1837 and named for a state senator, Charleton Hines. Almost all the city’s total area of 16.3 square miles is land. Hinesville is located next to the Atlantic coast which has an abundance of coastal streams and waterways. It is known for its pine trees, oaks, deer, wild hogs, and other wildlife. The Cay Creek Wetlands is a waterway that sits in Midway, Georgia and Hinesville in which can be seen nature and the historical Liberty Trail. It is the second largest city on U.S. Route 84 in Georgia after Valdosta. It is 58 miles west from U.S. Route 84 eastern terminus and 275 miles east of Dothan, Alabama. Hinesville was founded by Samuel Bethea Jr. The city has an area code of 912 and 31313 is the sole zip code for the city.

Hinesville is ranked #328 in Georgia and #20,029 in the United States with a livability score of 62, which is in the 31st percentile. The city scored best for great weather, cost of living, and amenities. The average summer temperature is a comfortable 80 degrees, there are many amenities in the area, and the cost of living is two percent lower than the state of Georgia.

The overall crime rate in Hinesville is 54% higher than the national average. For every 100,000 people, there are 12.01 daily crimes that occur in Hinesville. Hinesville is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States. In Hinesville you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in Hinesville has increased by 16%.

Of the factors which are used to determine the livability index, Hinesville does well in the areas of weather, cost of living, and amenities. It scores poorly in the areas of Crime, Housing, Education, and Crime.

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Mayor Allen Brown, Mayor
City of Hinesville
115 East M.L. King, Jr. Drive
Hinesville, GA

Hinesville, Georgia Crime rates and statistics:

In 2016, the crime index in Hinesville, Georgia was 351.0 which was higherthe United States average of 280.5.

The total crime rate in Hinesville was 1,467 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 lower than the national average of 2,837 total crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 109 registered sex offenders living in Hinesville, Georgia as of June 20, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Hinesville to the number of sex offenders is 306 to 1.

Hinesville, Georgia Police Department Address:

Major Bill Kirkendall, Interim Chief
Hinesville Police Department
123 E Ml King Jr Dr
Hinesville, Georgia
(912) 368-8211

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In 2013, there were 101 full-time law enforcement employees, 82 of whom were police officers. This means that in the year 2016 in there were 2.32 police officers for every 1,000 residents in Hinesville, Georgia, while the state average in Georgia that same year was 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents.

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City Clerk’s Office
115 East M.L. King, Jr. Drive
Hinesville, GA 31313
Phone: (912) 876-3564
Fax: (912) 369-2658

For records from different government agencies in Liberty County, Georgia:

Linda Dixon Thompson, Liberty Clerk of Superior Court
Liberty County Justice Center
201 South Main Street, Suite 1200
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Telephone: 912-876-3625

County Sheriff, Most Wanted, Warrant Information, Etc.

Steve C. Sikes, Sheriff
Liberty County, Georgia
Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters
201 S Main St, Ste 1300
Hinesville, Georgia
(912) 876-2131

Sheriff Steve C. Sikes was sworn in as Sheriff of Liberty County, Georgia in December 2010 following a special election. Sheriff Sikes’ personal background includes owning and operating local businesses for over 30 years while simultaneously serving the Liberty County and Coastal Georgia communities through his church and other organizations.

Liberty County Jail

The Liberty County Jail is located at 180 Paul Sikes Drive. It is a 39.41-acre complex consisting of the Jail proper, two Training Facilities, K-9 Kennels and a Firing Range. The Georgia State Patrol and the Department of Driver Services facility are also located on this complex. Our facility houses inmates not only for our department but the Hinesville Police Department, the Midway Police Department and the Walthourville Police Department and any county that requests our assistance. We are also contracted with Fort Stewart and the U.S. Marshal’s to house federal inmates.

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