Welcome to Atkinson County, Georgia!
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Licenses and Permits
Provisional Ballot Status
The Secretary of State's office has established a toll-free hotline for voters who cast provisional ballots in
the November 6, 2018 election to determine whether their ballots were counted and, if not, the reason
Voters can also use the contact the Atkinson County Board of Elections at 912-422-3003 to check on the
status of their provisional ballots. Under O.C.G.A. 21-2-418 (e), all 159 Georgia counties must offer a
free access system, such as a toll-free number or website, for a voter who cast a provisional ballot in an
election, primary, or run-off with a federal candidate on the ballot to determine whether his or her
provisional ballot was counted and, if not, the reason why such ballot was not counted.
Secretary of State TOLL-FREE HOTLINE: 1-844-537-5375
Atkinson County Board of Elections: 912-422-3003
A brief history
Atkinson County is Georgia's 153rd county and covers an area of 338 square miles. It was created from portions of Clinch and Coffee counties. It was named for William Y. Atkinson, governor from 1894 to 1898. Pearson has served as the county seat since its creation.
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