Welcome to Lamar County!

COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing is available is available on the THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH at the health department, from 10am-2pm. Will continue at this location until further notice. Please click here to register for an appointment. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY PHONE IF YOUR APPOINTMENT MUST BE CANCELED DUE TO BAD WEATHER.
Join Zoom Meeting May 13th, 2021 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88362058476?pwd=L1IrRlBENmdLRlJiSlllSVhvTjZIUT09 Meeting ID: 883 6205 8476 Passcode: 012953

Welcome to Lamar County, Georgia, a place of growth and development filled with tradition and small town values. Lamar County, with rolling landscapes and pecan and pine trees, is a fantastic place to raise your family, start your business, or establish an industry. Home is Just Better Here!

                 Lamar County Board of Commissioners                     

Department Spot Light

 Hired Full-time Fire Chief in 2017

Douglas Matthews-Fire Chief

             Lamar County Fire Department                 

Established 1980

Services 186 Square Miles

       Hired (3) Full-time Firefighter 1998

Bill Reeder

Joseph Peters

Charlie Muise


Please help us welcome our new Full-time Firefighters.

November 2020 Hired (3) additional Full-time

  • Charlies Marks
  • Jeffery Cleveland
  • Kenneth Whitelock

March 2021 Hired (6) additional  Full-time


  • Gregory Jones
  • Logan Gordy
  • Steven Phillips
  • Kelvin Duke
  • Jared Busby
  • Aaron Chain



Lamar County Notifications

Call 1-800-847-4262 Option 1
To Schedule Appointments for the COVID Vaccine.