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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Americus is approximately 16,512 (1990), 17041 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,317 (1990), 6481 (2010).
The amount of land area in Americus is 24.991 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.514 sq kilometers.
The distance from Americus to Washington DC is 631 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 117 miles. (as the crow flies)
Americus is positioned 32.07 degrees north of the equator and 84.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Habitat For Humanity was founded in Americus, Georgia
Millard and Linda Fuller founded Habitat For Humanity Internationl, the world's largest homebuilding organization in the world, offering affordable housing to all qualifying low income persons without regard to race, religion, color or nationality.
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Charles Linbergh learned to fly in Americus at Souther Field Airport and there he made his first solo flight. A monument has been erected at the site to commemorate this event.
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Americus City Government

City Hall
101 W Lamar St
Americus, GA 31709-3546
Phone: 912-924-4411

Americus Libraries

Lake Blackshear Library
307 E Lamar St
Americus, GA 31709-3633
Phone: 912-924-8091

James Earl Carter Library
800 Wheatley St
Americus, GA 31709-4635
Phone: 912-931-2259

Americus Schools

Sumter County Board-Education
210 Industrial Way
Americus, GA 31709-8114
Phone: 912-931-2613

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