Nashville, Georgia, Information:

Nashville is a city in south-central Berrien county in south-central Georgia. It is the county seat of Berrien County and is also known as the “City of Dogwoods” because of the many Dogwood trees that grow in the area. During the 2010 census, the population of Nashville was officially recorded at 4,939; however, estimates from 2016 show that there has been a decrease in population to 4,864.

In 2017, Nashville, Georgia ranked #82 out of 285 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in Georgia,” and #307 out of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia.”

Nashville received a score of 63 on the livability index, a number which is lower than 67, which is the state average in the state of Georgia, and 66 which is the average in the United States. Of the factors which help determine the livability index, Nashville scores highly in the areas of: amenities, weather, cost of living, and education; however, it does poorly when it comes to housing, crime, and employment.

Facebook Page for Nashville, Georgia:

The Mayor of Nashville, Georgia is Mayor Michael Richbourg. Mayor Richbourg can be reached at 229-316-3395 or by email at michael_richbourg@yahoo.com. His term will expire on December 31, 2019.

Nashville City Hall
405 West Washington Avenue
Nashville, GA 31639
229-686-5527

Nashville, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

In 2016, the crime index in Nashville was 514.7 which is much higher than the U.S. average of 267.7.

Although there were only 305 total crimes reported in Nashville, we use 100,000 as a control number so that we can measure the crime rate between smaller cities and larger cities easily. There were 6,309 total crimes in Nashville, Georgia for every 100,000 residents, a rate which is 85% higher than the Georgia state average of 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 citizens and it is 122% higher than the U.S. average of 2,837 total crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Violent crimes, which include murder, rape, robbery, and assault, have a rate of 621 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, which is 56% higher than the average rate in the state of Georgia of 398 violent crimes for every 100,000 people and it is 61% higher than the national rate of 386 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens. The rate of property crimes follow a similar trend, with the city of Nashville having 5,689 crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is 89% higher than the Georgia state average of 3,005 crimes for every 100,000 citizens and 132% higher than the U.S. average of 2,451 crimes per 100,000 individuals.

As of February 2018, there were 100 registered sex offenders living in the Nashville, Georgia city limits, making the ratio of the number of residents to the number of sex offenders in Nashville 100 to 1.

Nashville, Georgia Police Department Address:

Nashville Police Department
1406 Saddle Club Lane
Nashville, GA 31639
229-686-6558

Other Information about the Nashville Police:

The Chief of Police of the Nashville Police Department is Chief Chuck Edwards.

In 2016, there were 14 police officers on the Nashville police force, meaning that there were 2.90 officers for every 1,000 residents. This is a higher rate than the state average in Georgia of 2.50 officers per 1,000 residents.

Open Records Request in Nashville, Georgia

For record requests in Nashville, you must fill out the “Open Records Request” Form:

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

The Sheriff of Berrien County is Sheriff Ray Paulk.

Berrien County Sheriff’s Office
500 County Farm Road
Nashville, GA 31639
229-686-7071

To search for sex offenders in Berrien County:

Facebook Page for Berrien County Sheriff’s Office:

Berrien County Jail
500 County Farm Road
Nashville, GA 31639
229-686-7664

For a list of current inmates in the Berrien County Jail:

To send money to inmates in the Berrien County Jail:

For FAQs about the jail and inmates:

If you have a question about the jail or about an inmate that isn’t answered on this page, you should call the jail at 229-686-7664.

Most Wanted in Berrien County:

If you think that you may have a warrant in Berrien County, you are urged to call the Sheriff at 229-686-7071.

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