Wilkinson County, Georgia

 

City of Gordon, Georgia









cityhallGordon is located in the center of the Kaolin Belt approximately eighteen miles to the east and northeast of Macon and approximately thirteen miles south and southwest of Milledgeville near Baldwin, Jones, and Twiggs Counties. Gordon is the largest city in the county and the main industry is the manufacturing of kaolin, which is used worldwide.

Gordon is named for William W. Gordon, who served as first president of the Central of Georgia Railroad. The city experienced a growth increase after the railroad was constructed. In 1885, Gordon was incorporated with Dr. W.W. Lee as first mayor.

Government Information

Address P.O. Box 387
Gordon, GA 31031
tel: (912) 628-2222
fax: (912) 628-3555
Elected Officials
bulletMayor - Dr. Cyler Garner
bulletCouncil Member - Tommy Smallwood
bulletCouncil Member - Freddie L. Densley
bulletCouncil Member - Terry Eady
bulletCouncil Member - Gerald Layton
bulletCouncil Member - Terry Reese
bulletCouncil Member - William Sanders, Jr.
Key Municipal Personnel
bulletCity Auditor - Kenneth A. Byrant
bulletCity Attorney - Joseph A. Boone
bulletCity Clerk - Fay B. Garner
bulletCity Engineer - Carter & Sloope, Inc.
bulletFinance Officer - Fay B. Garner
bulletLibrarian - Elizabeth Proctor
bulletPersonnel Director - Fay B. Garner
bulletPolice Chief - Steve Tompkins
bulletPurchasing Agent - Towana M. Brown
bulletCode Enforcement - William R. Snow
bulletPublic Works Director - George Wynn
State Legislative Delegation
bulletSenator Robert Brown (D-26)
bulletRepresentative Kenneth Birdsong (D-123)

Miscellaneous Information
bulletCouncil Meets: First and third Monday
bulletForm of Government: Mayor-Council
bulletFull-Time Employees: 25
bulletGMA District: 11th
bulletRDC: Middle Georgia
bulletMotorcade: Central State
bulletCongressional District: 11th
bulletState Senate District: 20th & 26th
bulletState House District: 123rd

sources:
Middle Georgia Regional Development Center
Wilkinson County Map (Allentown, Irwinton, Toomsboro) by Southern Engineering
1996 GMA Annual Directory And Buyers' Guide

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Wilkinson County, Georgia
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