🇺🇸 Douglas is a city in Coffee County, Georgia, United States. Douglas is the county seat of Coffee County and the core city of the Douglas, Georgia Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Major employers • Wal-Mart is the biggest employer in the area, with a retail store in Douglas and a distribution centre which employs over 1,600 people. The distribution centre was built in 1987 using $10 million in government funding. • Premium Peanut • Premium Waters • American Insulated Wire • Fleetwood Mobile Homes Corporation • PCC Airfoils • Pilgrim's.
Agriculture Farming plays a large role in the area's economy. Major agricultural products from the town and surrounding county include peanuts, corn, tobacco, and cotton. Chicken is also a major part of the economy.
Tourist Industry Douglas is home to Heritage Station Museum, which displays artefacts of the city's history. The World War II Flight Training Museum (the old 63rd Army Air Forces Contract Pilot School), Broxton Rocks, and the Ashley-Slater House are also popular tourist attractions in the area. All three were recently named among "Georgia's Hidden Treasures" in a segment on WSB-TV. Douglas has ten public parks that offer year-round activities for all ages and interest groups. There are four golf courses in and around the city. Nearby, the 1,490 acres (6.0 km²) General Coffee State Park draws more than 100,000 visitors a year and is the most popular tourist attraction in the area.
Douglas has a population of over 11,376 people. Douglas also forms the centre of the wider Coffee County which has a population of over 37,413 people. Douglas is situated 146 km east of Albany.