Macon, Georgia, Information:

Macon, Georgia is a city, and the county seat, of Macon-Bibb County, Georgia. The city is in the center of the state, south of Atlanta, and is often referred to by its nickname, “The Heart of Georgia.” Macon is the principal city of the Macon Metropolitan area and it is the largest city in the Macon-Warner Robins Combined Statistical Area. In 2012, the voters approved merging Macon and Bibb Counties, and the merge and name change to Macon-Bibb County became official on January 1, 2014. In the official 2010 census, the population of Macon was recorded at 91,351; however estimates from 2015, after the consolidation of the two counties, show an in the population to 153,515 residents. The official name of the county is now Macon-Bibb and is considered a “consolidated city-county,” although it does not comprise the entire Macon Metropolitan Area.

In 2018, Macon ranked #86 out of 451 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia,” and #196 out of 446 of the “Places with the Lowest Cost of Living in Georgia.”

Macon has a livability score of 80, placing the city in the 97th percentile, and is above the average livability score in the state of Georgia of 61 and higher than the average livability score in the United States of 64.

The city of Macon scores well in the areas of amenities, crime, weather, and cost of living; however, it scores poorly in education, housing and employment.

Facebook Page for Macon, Georgia:

The Mayor of Macon-Bibb is Mayor Robert Reichert. Mayor Reichert is the first Mayor of the new government and is the Chief Executive Officer of Macon-Bibb County, before which he served as the Mayor of Macon for six (6) years.

The official name of the county is now Macon-Bibb and is considered a “consolidated city-county.” They even have a Macon-Bibb Facebook Page:

Facebook Page for Mayor Reichert:

Office of the Mayor
700 Poplar Street
Macon, GA 31201

Macon, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

Providing accurate data for Macon-Bibb is difficult, if not impossible. The consolidated city-county has only been in existence for four (4) years at the time of this writing and there is not enough data to compare crime rates between years or between Macon and now Macon-Bibb.

Macon, Georgia Police Department Address:

Macon Police Department
700 Poplar Street
Macon, GA 31202-2097

Before the consolidation of the city of Macon and Bibb County, this was the address of the Macon Police Department. Now the city is under control of the Sheriff’s Office of Bibb County.

Open Records Request in Macon, Georgia

For record requests from the Bibb County government, you should contact the Custodian of Records:

Bibb County Government
Sheila Thurmond
601 Mulberry Street
P.O. Box 4708
Macon, GA 31208
Phone: 478-621-6345’
Fax: 478-621-6329

Bibb County Sheriff
Regina Stokes
651 Hazel Street
Macon, GA 31201
Phone: 478-621-5677
Fax: 478-621-5528

Civil Service Board
Bel Wall
601 Mulberry Street
Room 410
Macon, GA 31208
Phone: 478-621-6343
Fax: 478-621-6648

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Macon-Bibb, Georgia:

The Sheriff of Macon-Bibb County is Sheriff David Davis who can be reached via email at

Since the incorporation of the city and county in 2014, the district is broken up into 5 districts based on geographical location:

District 1 Macon-Bibb County Sheriff’s Office:
662 Shurling Drive

District 2 of the Macon-Bibb County Sheriff’s Office:
2654 Houston Avenue

District 3 Macon-Bibb County Sheriff’s Office:
600 Pio Nono Avenue

District 4:
3661 Eisenhower Parkway

District 5:
111 Third Street
Suite 1A

Bibb County Sheriff’s Corrections Center
668 Oglethorpe St.
Macon, GA 31201

Bibb County Sheriff’s Detention Center
645 Hazel Street
Macon, GA 31201
Booking: 478-745-9441
Detention: 478-621-5666

Address for Inmate Mail:

Bibb County Law Enforcement Center
Attention Inmate: Joe A. Smith
P.O. Box 1917
Macon, GA 31202-1917

To search for an inmate in the Bibb County Jail:

To purchase an item for an inmate in the Bibb County Jail:

For information about phone calls, video visitation, or to leave a message for an inmate:

Most Wanted in Macon-Bibb via CrimeStoppers:

If you are concerned that you have a warrant, it is suggested that you contact the Sheriff at either the district in which you live or the warrants division at 478-746-9441.