Woodbury, Georgia Information

Woodbury, Georgia is a town in Meriwether County, Georgia. In 2010, the US census reported that there were 961 residents in the town of Woodbury, Georgia; however, it is estimated that since then the population has decreased. It was estimated that there were 900 residents in Woodbury, Georgia in 2016.

The Mayor of Woodbury is Sandy Johnson and the city hall is in the following location:

Woodbury City Hall
30 Durand Street
P.O. Box 297
Woodbury, GA 30293

There are nine registered sex offenders in the town of Woodbury as of December 20, 2017, meaning that there are 102 residents who are not sex offenders for every one sex offender.

The crime-rate index has been increasing since 2002, with the year 2016 being one of the highest on record at a rate of 647.1. The national average is 272.9. Most crimes in Woodbury are Burglaries, at a rate of 1,664.8 per 100,000 and theft at 4,439.5 per 100,000 residents.

Woodbury, Georgia has a high annual crime rate. For every 100,000 citizens the city of Woodbury has 6,881 crimes. This is an extraordinary high number, especially when you taken into account that the state of Georgia has an annual crime of 3,402 per 100,000 citizens and the national crime rate is 2,837 for every 100,000 residents.

The rate of property crimes is higher than that of violent crimes, yet the crime rate in Woodbury is still higher than that of both the state of Georgia as well as the nation. In terms of violent crimes, Woodbury, Georgia reported 666 violent crimes for every 100,000 citizens per year. In contrast the state of Georgia reported only 398 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens and the national rate is even lower at 386 per 100,000 citizens.

Property crimes are far higher in Woodbury, Georgia than property crimes, which is comforting; however, they are extremely high when compared with the state and the country. In Woodbury, there are 6,215 property crimes for every 100,000 citizens and the rate in the rest of the state is 3,005 for every 100,000 residents. The rate for the United States is only 2,451 per 100,000 people. These numbers illustrate the high crime rate in Woodbury, Georgia.

Facts about crime in Woodbury, Georgia:

  • 18.85 crimes happen daily in Woodbury for every 100,000 people;
  • Woodbury, Georgia is safer than 6% of the cities in America and the overall crime rate in Woodbury is 143% higher than the average nationally; and
  • In Woodbury, Georgia your chances of being a victim of a crime are 1 in 15.

    Woodbury, Georgia Police Station Information

    The Woodbury, Georgia Police Chief is Wesley Favors.
    The website for the Woodbury, Georgia Police Department is:

    Woodbury, Georgia Police Department Address:

    The Woodbury, Georgia Police Department is located at:
    30 Durand Street
    Woodbury, Georgia 30293

    Woodbury Jail/Meriwether County Jail

    The Meriwether County Jail is under the control of Captain Gregg Luescher and is located at:
    17400 Roosevelt Highway
    Greenville, GA 30222

    Open Records Request in Woodbury, Georgia

    The Woodbury City Hall is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and are at:
    30 Durand Street
    P.O. Box 297
    Woodbury, GA 30293

    The City Clerk is Angela Fowler and the City Clerk is often the person who can give you information about Open Records.

    County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Woodbury, Georgia

    Woodbury, Georgia is located in Meriwether County where the Sheriff is Chuck Smith.
    The Sheriff’s Office is located at:
    17400 Roosevelt Highway
    Greenville, Georgia 30222

    For information regarding warrants through the Sheriff you should contact them at 706-672-4489. Although the officer hours are Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m – 5:00 p.m., the phone is answered 24 hours a day.

    The phone number of the Police Department is 706-553-2211 and the hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m..

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