From its county population in 2000 of 186428 to its current population estimate of 200887, the county has experienced a growth change of 14459.
Muscogee was established by the state legislature on June 9th, 1825, along with many other counties that were formed from land gained in the Treaty of Indian Springs.
Muscogee County and the city of Columbus formed the first consolidated government in Georgia in 1971. Located on the fall line between the Piedmont and the Coastal Plain, the county's location has been crucial to its development as a center of trade and industry.
Muscogee County has a vibrant cultural heritage and has served as home to a number of notable artists, musicians, and writers.