City of Donalsonville
|Incorporated||December 8, 1897|
|Address||127 E. 2nd Street
Donalsonville, Georgia 39845
Donalsonville, the county seat for Seminole County, was incorporated December 8, 1897. The city was named for Jonathan E. Donalson, a member of a prominent family who had pioneered Decatur County.
Seminole State Park, located 16 miles south of Donalsonville, offers picnic sites, a swimming beach, camping, cottages, and fishing docks to its visitors. The Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam creates the lake and 500-mile-long shoreline of Lake Seminole. Lake Seminole is one of the most highly regarded fishing lakes in North America.
The county courthouse in Donalsonville was constructed in 1922 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
According to 2000 Census, the City of Donalsonville had a population of 2,796 persons. Between 1990 and 2000, the city experienced a population increase of 0.6%, compared to the state growth during this period of 26.4%.