Grant Awarded!

Grady County Awarded CDBG Funds

Ricky Powe

2014 Firefighter of the Year
Assistant Chief at the Pine Level Station
and volunteer firefighter since 1982.


Original Diversified Farming
County of Southeast


Dedicated to improving the
quality of life for its residents.


Grady County Emergency
Medical Service


Supporting our
local businesses.


View the Board of Commissioners meeting schedule and agendas.




Grady County provides several services for our community.


Public Safety

Keep up to date with information on Public Safety.



We support our local businesses.



About Grady

Grady County, on the southwest border of Georgia, is the state's 139th county. Created in 1906 from portions of Decatur and Thomas counties, it was named after Henry W. Grady, prominent editor of the Atlanta Constitution and famed southern orator who widely prophesied the "New South."

  • Learn more about our History

    The City of Cairo was first chartered as a town in 1870 and as a city in 1906 and is located between Thomasville in Thomas County and Bainbridge in Decatur County.

  • Meet some of our Notable Natives

    Not only is Cairo and Grady County well known for our local high school's nickname, "The Syrupmakers", but we have also had our fair share of famous folks who have made their mark at the state, national and even international levels.

Emergency Notifications

In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with Residents and Businesses in the Grady County, we have implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider.

Tired Creek Lake (TCL)
Tired Creek Lake

In 2010, Grady County, Georgia secured a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct a 960-acre recreational fishing lake at the confluence of three creeks which combine to form Tired Creek. 



Mike Binion, Tired Creek Lake Manager

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Tired Creek Lake

263 State Park Rd

Cairo, GA 39828



8 AM to 5 PM


Check out our Facebook Page to see updated pictures and find out the latest news that happening at the Lake. 

Public Notices
Comprehensive Plan

Grady County is conducting a Public Hearing to begin the Grady County Comprehensive Plan on March 3 at 9 AM at 250 N Broad St, Cairo, GA. The current plan will expire on October 31, 2016. In accordance with the Georgia Minimum Standards and Procedures for Local Comprehensive Planning (Chapter 110-12-1), each community must conduct a public hearing prior to the start of the planning process. 

The purpose of this hearing is to brief the community on the process to be used to develop the plan, opportunities for public participation in development of the plan, and to obtain input on the proposed planning process. Once public comments have been addressed, the community may begin the process of developing the plan.

The current Comprehensive Plan is available by visiting

Questions should be directed to Carlos Tobar at 377-1512. Or, alternatively call Steve O’Neil, Southwest Georgia Regional Commission, 229-522-3552 ext.1616.

Grady County Comprehensive Plan.pdf

Grady County Awarded Two More Grants

Gov. Nathan Deal announced that 82 Georgia communities will receive a total of $39.7 million in assistance to grow their local economies.

Community HOME Investment Program

Commissioner Corbin has announced DCA's award of more than $10.2 million in grants to local communities...