Spalding County is located in the west-central part of Georgia and encompasses 201 square miles. Bordered by Clayton, Coweta, Fayette, Henry, Butts, Lamar, Pike, and Meriwether counties, Spalding County lies 40 miles south of downtown Atlanta and 55 miles northwest of Macon.

Spalding County is a part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).


Board of Commisioners

District 3
Commissioner Johnie A. McDaniel

Born May 25, 1945 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Moved to Spalding County in 1963 from Newton County, Georgia. Married to Patricia (Pat) Smith McDaniel. They have two daughters and sons-in-law: Lisa & Scott Dobbs, Laura & Ryan Edge. They have three grandchildren: Anna and Taylor Dobbs and Harrison Edge. Member and Bible Study Leader at Second Baptist Church, Griffin.

Graduated from Newton County High School in Covington, United States Army Officer Candidate School in Aberdeen, Md. and Gordon Military College in Barnesville.

Commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army in August, 1969. Served as Platoon Leader and Executive Officer in the 608th Ordinance Company, Assistant Adjutant for the 67th Maintenance Battalion and Executive Officer of the 524th Personnel Services Company, all at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Began his career at Delta Air Lines in August, 1969. Worked in various levels of responsibility for 25 years in Materiel Services and for 7 years in Technical Publications. Retired from Delta, as Supervisor in Technical Publications, on December 31, 2001.

Served on the Spalding County Board of Zoning Appeals for 5 years with 2 years as crossover member to the Planning Commission.

Elected County Commissioner in April 1999, to fill the unexpired term of Bob Smith (father-in-law), representing the 3rd District. Re-elected for a four year term for 2001-2004. Served as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners in 2002.

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Mailing Address:
Spalding County Government
P.O. Box 1087, Griffin, Georgia 30224

Physical Address:
Spalding County Government Annex
119 East Solomon Street, Griffin, Georgia 30223

Phone: (770) 467-4200
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