Bainbridge Newcomers GuideBeing a new resident in a community can be exciting and hectic at the same time. Here's a list of important information and office locations to help you get established in Bainbridge and Decatur County.
Ph (229) 248-3030
Drivers License & Auto Tag
By law, new residents are required to secure a Georgia license and auto tag within 30 days of moving to the state. Car tags may be purchased and ad valorem taxes paid at the Decatur County Tax Commissioner's office in the County Courthouse.
More Info about Drivers License
Call (229) 248-2000 for more information.
308 Airport Road, (229) 246-1370
Three Notch EMC and Grady EMC serve most of the unincorporated areas
Three Notch EMC 246-3244
Grady EMC (229) 377-4182
BellSouth Residential Service 780-2355 Business Service 780-2800
204 South Broad Street, Bainbridge
Cable access is provided by Mediacom (229) 246-2433
The Post Searchlight is published each Wednesday and Saturday.
If you are interested in private education, call
Grace Christian School at (229) 243-8851.
To obtain information regarding post secondary education, contact
Bainbridge State College Admissions Office at (229) 248-2500.
County Zip Codes
Bainbridge Post Office boxes - 39818
Bainbridge (north of Shotwell St) - 39817
Bainbridge (south of Shotwell St) - 39819
Attapulgus - 39815 Brinson - 39825
Climax - 39834 Fowlstown - 39852
It serves as the headquarters for the tri-county Southwest Georgia Regional Library System. It also serves as a sub-regional library for the blind and physically handicapped for 11 southwest Georgia counties.
(229) 248-2665 Fax: (229) 248-2670 See More Library
Phone (229) 248-3009 for information.
Voter registration is also available in conjunction with the purchase of a Georgia driver's license through the Georgia State Patrol.
Automobile ad valorem taxes are payed with the purchase of one's auto tag.
Property taxes are based on property owned on January 1 of each year.
Taxes are due December 20.
For more information,
Call the Decatur County Tax Commissioner's office at (229) 248-3009.
Memorial Hospital and Manor is an 80 bed facility that continues to expand. With exceptional local support, major equipment purchases are accomplished yearly to keep our facility growing. See more about our Hospital
Phone (229) 248-3055
The Social Security Office serving Bainbridge is located in Thomasville at 1916 Smith Ave 31792. (229) 226-5078.
Hours; Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri: 9 am - 3 pm
Wed: 9 am - 12 pm Social Security Online