Ware County, Georgia

county in Georgia, United States

Ware County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, 36,312 people lived there. The county seat is Waycross.

Ware county is named for Nicholas Ware, a slave owner who became the United States Senator for Georgia in the early 19th century.[1][2]


  1. "WARE, Nicholas (1776-1824)". Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. Archived from the original on 2020-11-16. Retrieved 2020-11-11.
  2. 1820 United States Census, United States census, 1820; Richmond County, GA;, National Archives film number M33.