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City of Pearson


Incorporated1917
Population2117
Address202 South Main St.
Pearson, Georgia 31642
Phone(912) 422-3397
Fax(912) 422-3393
Emailpearson_ga@planttel.net
Website
CountyAtkinson
Description

Pearson, the county seat of Atkinson County, was incorporated December 27, 1890 in what was then Coffee County. The city was named in honor of Benjah Pearson who served in the Indian War of 1838.

The Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum was established in 1955 as the first residence built in Pearson (circa 1873). It is dedicated to the memory of south Georgia pioneers and their way of life.