Nahunta, Georgia, Information:

Nahunta is a city in Brantley County, Georgia in southeastern Georgia. It is the county seat of Brantley County and is part of the Brunswick Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area. During the 2010 census, the population was recorded at 1.053; however estimates from 2016 show a decrease in the population to 1,048. Nahunta is an important crossroad as U.S. 82 and U.S. 301 intersect in downtown Nahunta.

Nahunta has a livability score of 79, which is considered to be “extremely livable” and is above the average livability score in the state of Georgia of 67 and higher than the average livability score in the United States of 66. Nahunta gets “A” grades in the areas of: weather and crime; “B” grades in the areas of: amenities, cost of living, and education; “D” in housing; and “F” in employment.

Facebook Page for Nahunta, Georgia:

The Mayor of Nahunta is Mayor Ronnie Jacobs who can be reached at 912-462-5844. Mayor Jacobs tenure has not been without controversy. In 2010, he was arrested on felony charges of terroristic acts against the Reverend Robert Thomas who is another member of the Nahunta City Council. In 2010, Mayor Jacobs also approved the right of 48 KKK members to march through Nahunta passing out propaganda, although there is no evidence that Mayor Jacobs supported such speech or simply supported the First Amendment and the right of the KKK to free speech.

Nahunta City Hall
9911 Main Street N.
Nahunta, GA 31553
912-462-5631

Nahunta, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

In 2016, the crime index in Nahunta was 23.6 while the national average crime index was 263.4.

There were 377 total crimes per 100,000 residents in Nahunta, Georgia, a rate lower than both the state average in Georgia of 3,402 crimes per 100,000 individuals and lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes per 100,000 people. If we break the crimes down further, into violent and property crimes, there were 0 violent crimes reported in Nahunta. Obviously, with 0 crimes reported the rate in Nahunta is lower than the Georgia state average of 398 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents and the U.S. average of 386 crimes per 100,000 individuals.

Property crime rates are also lower in Nahunta than they are in either the state or the nation. In Nahunta, there are 377 property crimes for every 100,000 people, a rate far below both the Georgia state average of 3,005 property crimes per 100,000 individuals and lower than the national average of 2,451 property crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

As of February 2018, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Nahunta, Georgia.

Facts about crime in Nahunta, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Nahunta is 87% lower than the national average;
  • Nahunta is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States;
  • In Nahunta, you have a 1 in 256 chance of becoming a victim of any crime; and
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nahunta has decreased by 78%.

    Nahunta, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Nahunta Police Department
    111 N. Main Street
    P.O. Box 156
    Nahunta, GA 31553
    912-462-5844

    Other Information about the Nahunta Police:

    The Chief of Police of the Nahunta Police Department is Chief Darrien Crews who can be reached by email at npd1@btconline.net.

    In 2014, there was 1 police officer in the city of Nahunta. There was an average of 0.95 officers for every 1,000 residents in Nahunta, Georgia which is below the Georgia state average of 2.51 officers for every 1,000 residents.

    Open Records Request in Nahunta, Georgia

    For record requests in Brantley County, you should contact the Clerk of Superior Court, Debbie Sirmans, at 912-462-5635 from Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

    Brantley County Court
    P.O. Box 1607
    234 Brantley Street
    Suite 200
    Nahunta, GA 31553

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

    The Sheriff of Brantley County is Sheriff Len Davis who can be reached via email at ldavis@brantleyso.org.

    Brantley County Sheriff’s Office
    95 John Wilson Street
    Nahunta, GA 31533
    912-462-6141
    912-462-5727

    Sex Offenders in Brantley County, Georgia:

    Facebook Page for the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office:

    Brantley County Jail – Physical Address
    95 John Wilson Street
    Nahunta, GA 31553
    912-462-4161
    info@brantleyso.org

    Mailing Address for the Brantley County Jail:
    P.O Box 251
    Nahunta, GA 31553
    912-462-4161

    For information about bonding someone out of jail, visiting someone in the Brantley County Jail, rules for visiting someone in the Brantley County Jail, dress codes to be enforced while visiting the Brantley County Jail, or to add funds to an inmate’s commissary, please look at:

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    Brantley Co. Sheriff’s Office
    P.O. Box 251
    Nahunta, GA 31553

    If you believe that you may have a warrant in Brantley County, you are urged to call the Sheriff’s Officer as soon as possible at 912-462-4161.

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