Muscogee County, Georgia

county in Georgia, United States

Muscogee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its western border with the state of Alabama is formed by the Chattahoochee River. As of the 2020 census, the population was 206,922.[1] Its county seat and only city is Columbus.[2]

Muscogee County
Columbus Consolidated Government Center
Columbus Consolidated Government Center
Map of Georgia highlighting Muscogee County
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Map of the United States highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°31′N 84°52′W / 32.51°N 84.87°W / 32.51; -84.87
Country United States
State Georgia
FoundedJune 9, 1826; 198 years ago (1826)
Named forMuscogee people
Largest cityColumbus
 • Total221 sq mi (570 km2)
 • Land216 sq mi (560 km2)
 • Water4.6 sq mi (12 km2)  2.1%
 • Total206,922
 • Density958/sq mi (370/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)


  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Muscogee County, Georgia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 15, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.