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Newcomer Guide

Have you moved or plan on relocating to Pierce County? Here are answers to commonly asked questions from newcomers. Have a question you think should be added to this list? Let us know at mail@theblacksheartimes.com.


WHERE CAN I FIND GENERAL VISITOR AND NEWCOMER INFORMATION?

Pierce County Chamber of Commerce

200 S. Central Avenue, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-7044 | Website

 

Blackshear Main Street Program

318 Taylor, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-0847 | Website


WHERE DO I SET UP MUNICIPAL WATER SERVICE TO MY HOME IN THE CITY?

Blackshear City Hall

318 Taylor Street, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-7000 | Website

 

Patterson City Halll

3507 Williams Street, Patterson, GA 31557

(912) 647-5776 | Website


WHERE DO I PAY PROPERTY TAXES AND AUTOMOBILE TAG FEES?

Pierce County Tax Commissioner & Tag Office

Courthouse Annex - 312 Nichols Street, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-2026 | Website


WHERE DO I GET INFORMATION ABOUT MY PROPERTY OR FILE A HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION?<

 Pierce County Tax Assessors Office

Courthouse Annex - 312 Nichols Street, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-2025 | Website


WHERE DO I REGISTER TO VOTE OR UPDATE MY VOTER INFORMATION?

 Pierce County Board of Elections & Registration

Courthouse Annex - 312 Nichols Street, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-2028 | Website


WHERE ARE THE POST OFFICES?

Blackshear Post Office

327 Main Street, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-8348

 

Patterson Post Office

6469 U.S. Highway 84, Patterson, GA 31557

(912) 647-0575

 

Offerman Post Office

7203 U.S. Highway 84, Offerman, GA 31556

(912) 647-2268

 

Bristol Post Office

1983 GA Highway 121, Bristol, GA 31518

(912) 647-2177

 

Mershon Post Office

2547 GA Highway 32, Mershon, GA 31551

(912) 647-2262


WHERE CAN I GET INFORMATION ABOUT PUBLIC SCHOOLS?

Pierce County Schools & Board of Education Office

834 Main Street, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-2044 | Website

 

Pierce County High School

4850 County Farm Road, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-2055 | Website

 

Pierce County Middle School

834 County Farm Road, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-2077 | Website

 

Blackshear Elementary School

5217 Georgia Highway 121, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-2088 | Website

 

Patterson Elementary School

3414 Drawdy Street, Patterson, GA 31557

(912) 449-2044 | Website

 

Midway Elementary School

3244 Midway Church Road, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 807-0084 | Website


WHERE CAN I LEARN ABOUT LOCAL BUILDING CODES?

 Pierce County Code Department & Planning Commission

Courthouse Annex - 312 Nichols Street, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-2037 | Website


WHERE CAN I GET A LIBRARY CARD?

Pierce County Public Library*

785 College Avenue, Blackshear, GA 31516

(912) 449-7040 | Website

*You will need a driver’s license or other form of photo identification.  If your driver’s license or photo ID doesn’t have your current Georgia address on it, you’ll also need to bring something official, like a pre-printed check or utility bill, that shows your name and current address.

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