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Weekly Newspaper covering Marion, Schley, Chattahoochee, Webster, and Stewart Counties.
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Ellaville has one of lowest rates around; Cusseta and Preston among towns with
no extra tax rate inside city limits


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From the July 6, 2016 issue of The Journal
   Note: This is part three of a series on area property tax rates. The first story was on County Commission rates and the second story was on Board of Education rates.
By Richard Harris
   The Journal is comparing the property tax rates in a 13-county area of Southwest Georgia, including the rates in the following counties: Chattahoochee, Marion, Schley, Stewart, Webster, Muscogee, Macon, Randolph, Sumter, Terrell, Quitman, Taylor, and Talbot. This week we take a look at the tax rates imposed by each municipality (city/town) within the area.
   There is a wide range of different millage rates (property
tax rates) in the municipalities in the area (from 0 to 19.96). Readers should note that some towns in the area provide more services than others, so

tax rates alone should not be the sole source of information for determining the efficiency or effectiveness of various local governments. The chart that accompanies this story lists the rates for all of the 26 towns/cities in the area. Notes on ones located inside this newspaper's specific coverage area are below.
   * Richland: The City of Richland has the highest municipal property tax rate of all towns/cities in the 13-county area. Richland's rate is 19.96 and is more than ... The rest of the story.