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Effingham County, Georgia

Denominational Groups, 2000

10,232 4,648   211 276 22,168
Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational "adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The historically African American denominations are not included in the 2000 congregation and membership totals. Many are also missing in 1990 and most historically African American denominations are missing in the 1980 reports.
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^ Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 1 114 6.2
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant 1 7 0.4
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 1 158 8.6
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 3 283 15.4
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant 1 121 6.6
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 1 62 3.4
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 2 95 5.2
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 7 1,306 71.3
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 13 4,579 249.9
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 10 1,835 100.1
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 40 8,560  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1980 was 18,327. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (8,560) include 46.7% of the total population in 1980.


The 1980 data were collected by the Glenmary Research Center and includes statistics for 111 Judeo-Christian church bodies, including number of churches and adherents. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1980, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2000 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of approximately 8 (8.1) in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County are Episcopalian.

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