City of Hinesville
|Address||W. M L King Jr. Drive
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Hinesville, the county seat of Liberty County, was named in honor of Senator Charlton Hines. Although Puritans settled Hinesville in 1754, the city was not incorporated until 1916.
One of the popular places to visit in Hinesville is the Old Liberty County Jail. This attraction was built in 1882 and contained all the modern conveniences- running water, inside plumbing and fireplaces. The county used this jail until 1972.
Hinesville is the home of the Fort Stewart Military Museum, which focuses on the history of Fort Stewart, the 3rd Infantry Division and the 24th Infantry Division.
According to 2000 Census, the City of Hinesville had a population of 30,392 persons. Between 1990 and 2000, the city experienced a population increase of 40.7%, compared to the state growth during this period of 26.4%.