Perry, Georgia Information:

Perry is in both Harris County and Peach County, Georgia in central Georgia. It is the county seat of Harris County and it is part of the Warner Robins, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area which is within the Macon-Bibb County-Warner Robins Combined Statistical Area. Perry is also the location of the annual Georgia State Fair. In 2010, the population of Perry was recorded for the census at 13,839, however since then there has been an increase of around 2,500 people, estimated a 16,200 in 2016.

In 2017, Perry ranked #69 out of 285 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in Georgia,” #92 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Buy a House in Georgia,” #96 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia,” #147 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Live in Georgia,” and #159 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in Georgia.”

The livability index in Perry is 72 which is considered “very livable,” which is high compared to the average in Georgia of 67, and higher than the national average of 66. Perry scores well in areas such as amenities, weather, cost of living, and education; however, it does poorly in crime, housing, and employment.

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The Mayor of Perry, Georgia is Mayor James Faircloth, Jr. He can be reached via email at city.government@perry-ga.gov.

City Hall
1211 Washington Street
P.O. Box 2030
Perry, GA 31069
478-988-2700

Crime in Perry, Georgia:

The crime index for the year 2015 in Perry, Georgia was 87.3, which is less than the national average of 256.8.

In terms of crime rates, Perry, Georgia led the pack with an estimated 3,785 total crimes per 100,000 people, a rate above both the Georgia state average of 3,402 crimes per 100,000 citizens and the national average of 2,837 total crimes per 100,000 residents. When it comes to violent crime (rape, murder, assault, and robbery) Perry had an estimated 443 violent crimes for every 100,000 people. The average in the state was 398 violent crimes per 100,000 individuals and the U.S. average was less than the Georgia average a 386 crimes for every 100,000 people. Property crimes, which are more common than violent crimes and include burglary, theft and auto theft, occurred 3,343 times for every 100,000 citizens. Again, this is higher than the state average of 3,005 property crimes per 100,000 residents and higher than the average in America of 2,451 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

As of February 2018, there were 82 registered sex offenders living in Perry, Georgia.

The overall crime rate in Perry is 33% higher than the average in the U.S. and Perry is safer is than 22% of the cities in America. In Perry, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

Perry, Georgia Police Department Address:

Perry Police Department
1207 Washington Street
P.O. Box 2030
Perry, GA 31069
478-988-2804

Other Information about Perry Police:

The Chief of Police is Chief Stephen Lynn.

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Open Records Request in Perry, Georgia

Record requests in Harris County should be directed to the Harris Clerk of Court, Stacy K. Haralson. She can be reached at

Clerk of Court
102 College Street
P.O. Box 528
Hamilton, GA 31811
706-628-4944

Records requests in Peach County, Georgia should be directed to the Peach County Clerk of Court, Joe Wilder, by email at joe.wilder@gsccca.org.

County Clerk of Court
Clerk of Superior and Juvenile Courts
205 West Church Street
P.O. Box 389
Fort Valley, GA 31030
478-825-5331

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

The Harris County Sheriff is Sheriff Mike Jolley. Sheriff Jolley’s email address is m.jolley@harriscountysheriff.org.

Harris County Sheriff’s Department
9825 GA-116
Hamilton, GA 31811
706-628-4211

Facebook Page for the Harris County, Georgia Sheriff’s Office Investigations Divisions:

Although the Sheriff is technically the person in charge of the jail, he does employ a Jail Administrator. The Harris County Jail Administrator is Christie Webb who can be reached a cwebb@harriscountyga.gov.

Harris County Jail
9825 SR 116
P.O. Box 286
Hamilton, GA 318111
706-628-4211

The Harris County Jail holds both men and women and visitation is scheduled on alternate days. The visitation schedule and rules for visitation are

For information on the phones at the Harris County Jail:

Inmates at the Harris County Jail can receive mail and money in the form of money orders. They must be sent to this address:

Harris County Jail
P.O. Box 286
Hamilton, GA 31811

For information on commissary and inmate accounts:

For information on bonding out an inmate:

Most Wanted in the areas around Harris County, Georgia:

If you think you may have a warrant in Harris County, Georgia, you should call the Sheriff’s office at 706-628-4211.

The Sheriff of Peach County is Sheriff Terry W. Deese.

Peach County Sheriff’s Department
1007 Spruce Street Extension
P.O. Box 510
Fort Valley, GA 31030
478-825-8269

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Peach County Jail
1007 Spruce Street Extension
P.O. Box 510
Ft. Valley, GA 31030
478-825-3436

For questions about the jail, including visitation, mail, bonding, and other questions:

Most wanted in Peach County, Georgia:

If you think you may have a warrant in Peach County, you should call the Sheriff’s Office at 478-825-8269.

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