Toccoa, Georgia Information:

Toccoa, Georgia is a city in, and the county seat of Stephens County, Georgia. It is approximately 50 miles from Athens, Georgia and 90 miles northeast of Atlanta. Toccoa is located in the center of Stephens County, Georgia. In the 2010 census, the population of Toccoa was 8,491, but a 2016 estimate put the population at 8,412 people.

The word Toccoa means “beautiful” in the Cherokee language.

In 2017, the city of Toccoa ranked #84 of 285 of “Places with the Best Public Schools in Georgia,” #119 of 449 of the “Best Places to Buy a House in Georgia,” and #200 of 449 of the “Best Places to Live in Georgia.”

The Mayor of Toccoa is Jeanette Jamieson who can be reached at 706-297-1741 or via email at jjamieson@cityoftoccoa.com.

Toccoa City Hall
92 North Alexander Street
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-8451

Crime in Toccoa, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Toccoa, Georgia was 374.9 which is higher than the national average of 249.7. In terms of violent crimes in Toccoa, Georgia, there were 412 crimes for every 100,000 people, which is a higher rate than in both the state of Georgia (398 per 100,000 people) and in America (386 for every 100,000 people.) Property crimes were also higher in Toccoa, with 5,526 property crimes per 100,000 people. The average in Georgia was 3,005 property crimes per 100,000 residents and the national average was 2,451 for every 100,000 people.

As of January 2018, there were 92 registered sex offenders who live in Toccoa, Georgia, making the ratio of the number of residents in Toccoa to the number of sex offenders 91 to 1.

The overall crime rate in Toccoa is 109% higher than the average in America and your chances of becoming the victim of any crime in Toccoa is 1 in 17. However, on the bright side, Toccoa is safer than 13% of the cities in America and the number of total year over year crimes in the city of Toccoa has decreased by 10%.

Toccoa, Georgia Police Address:

Municipal Building Headquarters
92 North Alexander Street
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-282-3244

Other Information about the Toccoa, Georgia Police Department:

The Chief of Police of Toccoa is Tim Jarrell who can be reached by phone at 706-282-3244 or by email at tjarrell@cityoftoccoa.com.

In 2016, there were 28 full-time law enforcement officers in the city of Toccoa, 27 of whom were police officers. This means that for every 1,000 residents of Toccoa there were 3.27 officers which is above the state average of 2.50 per 1,000 residents.

Open Records Request in Toccoa, Georgia:

Records request information in Stephens County, GA:

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

The Sheriff of Stephens County is Sheriff Randy Shirley.

The physical address of the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office:
70 N. Alexander St.,
Suite 205
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-2525

The Stephens County Jail is under the responsibility of Lt. Rik Wise who can be reached at rwise@stephenssheriff.com. The average daily population of the Stephens County Jail was 163 in 2016, although in total there were 1,387 males and 430 females that were processed in 2016.

Physical address of the Stephens County Jail:
70 N. Alexander St.
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-0591

Jail Visitation Schedule and Rules:

If you are concerned you may have a warrant in Stephens County, you should contact the Stephen’s County Sheriff’s Office at 706-886-1333.

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