Welcome to Dodge County, Georgia, established in 1870. Georgia's 134th county was named for William E. Dodge, a New York businessman who owned large tracts of forest land in Georgia and built the first county courthouse in 1908 as a gift.
Eastman, the largest city and the county seat, was named for William P. Eastman, a friend of Dodge. The other municipalities in Dodge County are Chauncey, Chester, Rhine, and Milan.
Eastman is the home of the original Stuckey Candy Plant and is historically known as the "Candy Capital of Georgia." The Eastman House includes a museum of history for Dodge County and Eastman. The home was built in 1872 by William P. Eastman.
The 2016 Budget, as approved by the Board of Commissioners, is available for download as a PDF document. You may also review the 2015 Budget, 2014 Budget, 2013 Budget, and 2012 Budget. Audits of financial statements are available from the Georgia Dept. of Audits and Accounts.
• Invitation for Bids: Sealed Proposals for the Street & Storm Drainage Improvements Project for Dodge County are being accepted. Click here for full information. Also see Addendum 1 - Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents. Note: The deadline for receipt of bids has been extended to Friday, September 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. as per this document. Please read all three documents prior to bidding.
Title VI: Dodge County's transit system complies with the Title VI program which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, age, sex, disability or national origin. Please see full information here.