City of Homerville
There's No Place Like Homerville
Quick Facts

Population: 2,681 (2010)



Homerville was founded by the generosity of Dr. John Homer Mattox, who settled in this area in 1853 and donated land for Atlantic & Gulf Railroad. Originally named "Station No 11" by the railroad, Homerville grew from a railroad town to the bustling county seat by 1860.
Today, Homerville boasts many strengths and assets of larger communities, but has managed to maintain the sense of hospitality, quality, and community of our history. Homerville is proud of the following:

  • Being a Certified Local Government
  • Designed a City of Ethics
  • A Nationally Accredited Better Hometown Comunity
  • Deemed one of the Coastal GA's "Five Great Small Cities" in the 2012 GA Travel Guide
  • Certified Work Ready Community
  • Certified Camera Ready Community
  • Two industrial parks located in the city limits with more than 250 acres
  • Airport that is Federal Aviation Administration Compliant and has a fuel station
  • Clinch Memorial Hospital was named the #3 hospital for customer satisfaction in GA in 2008 and offers telemed programs
  • Newly completed downtown streetscape project with more than 900 commemorative brick pavers
  • Home of the Huxford Spear Genealogical Library, one of the five largest private genealogical libraries in the United States
  • An excellent Police Department with 11 qualified officers who maintains our low crime rate
  • The highly trained Water Department has undergone several upgrades in the last year
  • The Fire Department has secured a new fire truck, new station, and participates in extensive on-going trainings
  • City Hall has improved the water billing system, increased efficiency, and has a friendy staff available to assist with taxes, business licenses, and more
  • The City of Homerville is most proud of the quality of people who live here


The Guide to Clinch County