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Lakeland, Georgia Information

As the county seat for Lanier County, Georgia, the city of Lakeland had a population of 2,730 as of the 2010 census. Originally called Alapaha and then Milltown or Mill Town, Lakeland received its current name in 1925 in honor of its proximity to Grand Bay Lake, Lake Irma, and Banks Lake. For many years, Lakeland owned and operated its own railroad. Numerous festivals are held in the county throughout each year, one of which is the Flatlanders Frolic Arts and Crafts Show. This event features bluegrass music, a road race and various other Labor Day weekend events. Also held in Lanier County is the Living Murals Celebration, held in the spring, and most recently the Georgia Deep Woods Deerfest, a festival featuring wild game suppers and firearms giveaways. The city has a total area of 3.1 square miles and uses one zip code, 31635 and one area code, 229.

Lakeland is ranked #492 in Georgia and #24,705 in the United States with a livability score of 57, which is in the 15th percentile. Lakeland scored best for great weather, and cost of living. The average summer temperature is a comfortable 80 degrees, the cost of living is 15 percent lower than the state of Georgia.

The overall crime rate in Lakeland is 4% higher than the national average. For every 100,000 people, there are 8.1 daily crimes that occur in Lakeland. Lakeland is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States. In Lakeland you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in Lakeland has increased by 47%.

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

Bill Darsey, Mayor
Lakeland City Hall
64 S Valdosta Road
Lakeland, GA 31635-1199
Phone:(229) 482-3100
Fax:(229) 482-3390

Lakeland, Georgia Crime rates and statistics:

In 2016, the crime index in Jackson, Georgia was 356.7 which was higher than the United States average of 280.5.

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Lakeland City Crime Data

The total crime rate in Lakeland was 2,957 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 39 registered sex offenders living in Lakeland, Georgia as of June 29, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Lakeland to the number of sex offenders is 88 to 1.

Lakeland Georgia Police Department

Michael Slusher, Chief of Police
Lakeland Police Department
64 South Valdosta Hwy
Lakeland, Georgia
(229) 482-3309

Other Information about the Lakeland Police Department: nothing additional

In 2016, there were 7 full-time law enforcement employees, 5 of whom were police officers. This means that in the year 2016 in there were 1.51 police officers for every 1,000 residents in Jackson, Georgia, while the state average in Georgia that same year was 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents.

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Open Records Request in Lakeland Georgia:

For record requests in Lakeland, Georgia, you can check this site to see what records are available and to see where your records request is if you have requested one. Diane Westberry is the current City Clerk.

Lakeland City Clerk
Lakeland City
122 S Valdosta Rd
Lakeland, GA 31635
(229) 482-3100

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

Deborah Clark
Clerk of Superior Court
Lanier County Court
56 W. Main St., Ste 5
Lakeland, GA 31635

8:00am – 12:00pm; 1:00pm – 5:00pm Monday – Friday
Phone: (229) 482-3594
Fax: (229) 482-8333

County Sheriff, Most Wanted, Warrant Information

Charles N. “Nick” Norton, Sheriff
Lanier County, Georgia

Lanier County Sheriff

“The mission of Lanier County Sheriff’s Office is to serve and safeguard all persons of Lanier County and insure the quality of life for all through the effective and efficient delivery of law enforcement, detention and court services as required by State and Constitutional law.”

Lanier County Jail
63 W Church Road
Lakeland, GA 31635
Lanier County
(229) 482-3545

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