Ludowici, Georgia, Information:

Ludowici is a city in the center of Long County, Georgia, on the eastern side of Georgia. It is the county seat of Long County and part of the Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area. In 2010, the population of Ludowici was 1,703 but estimates from 2016 show an increase to 2,162 residents. Ludowici was well-known as a speed trap and the police were allegedly engaging in manipulation of traffic lights. The switch for the light was inside the barber shop and locals used a shortcut so they did not have to come to the light. The Governor of Georgia stopped the practice because he felt that the police in Ludowici were giving the entire state a bad name and in 1970 Time Magazine said that Ludowici was “one of the last remaining speed traps in the country.”

The livability score for Ludowici is 65, meaning it is #188 in the state and #13,492 in the county, and it ranks higher than either the Georgia state average of 61 or the national average of 64.
If we were giving the city of Ludowici letter grades on the factors that make up the livability score, Ludowici would receive:

  • “A” – weather and crime
  • “B” – cost of living;
  • “D” – housing; and
  • “F” – education, amenities, and employment

    Facebook page for Ludowici, Georgia:

    The Mayor of Ludowici, Georgia is Mayor James Fuller, Sr. Mayor Fuller can be reached at 912-545-2732.

    City of Ludowici
    469 N. Macon Street
    Ludowici, GA 31316
    Fax: 912-545-9848

    Ludowici, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

    In 2016, the crime index was 57.4 in Ludowici, while the average nationwide was 276.3. This number has been decreasing since reaching a high of 396.7 in 2009 and it was 276.3 in 2010.

    There were an estimated 1,157 total crimes per 100,000 people in Ludowici, a rate that is lower than both the average in the state of Georgia with 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 residents and the nationwide average of 2,847 crimes per 100,000 persons. None of the crimes reported in Ludowici were violent crimes, meaning that the rate was 0 crimes per 100,000 individuals. The state of Georgia has a violent crime rate of 398 crimes for every 100,000 persons and the national average is 386 crimes per 100,000 individuals.The property crime rates in Ludowici were the total of all crimes, so there were 1,157 property crimes per 100,000 people. The state of Georgia has the highest rates at 3,005 property crimes per 100,000 residents and the national average is 2,451 property crimes for every 100,000 persons.

    As of March of 2018, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Ludowici.

    Facts about crime in Ludowici, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Ludowici is 59% lower than the national average;
  • Ludowici is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States;
  • In Ludowici, you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of any crime; and
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ludowici has decreased by 37%.

    Ludowici, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Ludowici Police Department
    214 McDonald Street
    Ludowici, GA 31316-4501
    Fax: 912-545-9472

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    Open Records Request in Ludowici, Georgia

    For records in Long County, Georgia, you should contact the Clerk of Superior Court, Sherry McFann Long.

    Clerk of Superior Court
    Long County Courthouse
    49 S. McDonald St.
    P.O. Box 458
    Ludowici, GA 31316
    Fax: 912-545-2020

    County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Ludowici, Georgia:

    The Sheriff of Long County is Sheriff Craig W. Nobles who has been the Sheriff since 2012
    To contact Sheriff Nobles you can call 912-545-2118 or email

    Long County Sheriff’s Office
    6 E. Academy Street
    P.O. Box 368
    Ludowici, GA 31316
    Fax: 912-545-2120

    To search for sex offenders in Long County, Georgia:

    Long County does not have a County Jail. Inmates are instead transferred to neighboring counties, specifically Tattnall County, Brantley County, Liberty County, and Wayne County.

    Most Wanted in Long County:

    If you are concerned that you have a warrant in Long County, you should contact the Long County Sheriff’s Office at 912-545-2118.

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