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Quick Facts
  • U.S. Census Population (official): 4,226
  • U.S. Census Population (2015 estimate): 4,196
  • Regional Commission: Heart of Georgia Altamaha
  • County: Jeff Davis
  • Congressional District: 2
  • State Senate District: 19
  • State Legislature Districts: 149, 156, 19

Administration and Legal

Thank you for visiting the office of Vernice Lopez, City Clerk. Vernice, whose hometown is Hazlehurst, has been with the city since 2015 and is dedicated to providing a variety of services to the public. As custodian of all city records, the clerk, with assistance by her colleagues Lorrie Williams, Kim Carter and Kenlie Waters, also serves the public by handling grant management, all notices and keeping minutes of meetings, preparing agendas, taking care of all requests under the Georgia Open Records Act, and much more. The clerk also serves as the chief finance officer and personnel director. 

Contact the clerk’s office at city.clerk@hazlehurstga.gov or call (912) 375-6680.

Ken W. Smith of Smith, Ramay and Bennett serves as city attorney and municipal court judge. Contact him at (912) 375-7797.