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Fort Gaines is a city in Georgia, United States, with a population of 1,107 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Clay County.HistoryThe town of Fort Gaines was founded in 1816. It was named for Gen. E. P. Gaines. A fort of the same name had been built in 1814 nearby on the Chattachoochee River. In 1854, Fort Gaines was designated seat of the newly formed Clay County.GeographyFort Gaines is located along the western edge of Clay County at . Its western boundary is the Chattahoochee River, which is also the state line with Alabama. Walter F. George Lock and Dam crosses the river between the northern side of Fort Gaines and Alabama, forming Walter F. George Lake, also known as Lake Eufaula.According to the United States Census Bureau, Fort Gaines has a total area of 19.9km2, of which 12.4km2 is land and 7.6km2, or 37.99%, is water.DemographicsAt the 2000 census, there were 1,110 people, 429 households and 287 families residing in the city. The population density was 231.6 per square mile (89.5/km²). There were 519 housing units at an average density of 108.3 per square mile (41.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 67.93% African American, 31.08% White, 0.18% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.44% of the population.
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