Getting Started

Trash Collection

All City residents are required to have trash pickup services through the City of Swainsboro. Poly Carts are delivered by Allgreen Environmental Services at a fee of $16.60 per month which will appear on the city utilities bill. Trash services are rendered by Allgreen Environmental Services on a weekly basis depending on which street a house or business is located on. Dumpsters can also be acquired by Allgreen Environmental Services depending on the size dumpster you require. For more information on trash collection please contact City Hall at (478) 237-7025.

County Landfill and Transfer Station

The County Landfill and Transfer Station serves the people of Emanuel County by offering a convenient location to drop off waste, trash, and discarded items. The Emanuel County Landfill is located in Lexsy on Highway 297. The landfill accepts household garbage from the community free of charge. Items such as demolition waste are charged by the tonnage with each ton costing $38.80. The County Landfill and Transfer Station’s hours of operation are 7am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday and 8am-12pm on Saturday. If you would like more information about the County Landfill and Transfer Station please call (912) 562-4280.

Water and Sewer Services

Water and Sewer Services can be established at City Hall at 101 West Main Street. Water accounts can be set up with a refundable deposit of $100, a rent receipt/lease agreement or proof of ownership, and a photo ID and valid Social Security Number. Water bills are sent out at the beginning of each month and must be paid by the 25th day of each month. The bill includes Trash Pick-Up, Yard Waste Pick-Up, Water and Sewer Services.

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Bulk Item Collection

If you would like to request a pick-up service for bulk items from your house or business please contact City Hall at (478) 237-7025. Bulk item collection is typically done on Fridays.


Georgia Power Company
301 West Moring Street
Swainsboro, GA  30401
Phone: 888-660-5890
Altamaha Electric Membership Corporation
730 Highway 1 South
Swainsboro, GA  30401
Phone: (478) 237-8181


Phone & Internet

440 Walker Street
Augusta, GA  30910
Residential: (478) 780-2355
Business: (478) 780-2800
Pineland Telephone Cooperative
P.O. Box 678
Metter, GA  30439
Phone:(478) 685-2121
Northland Cable
123 Roger Shaw Street
Swainsboro, GA  30401
(478) 237-6434
REI Computers
Swainsboro, GA 30401
Phone: (478) 237-7010
B and K Electronics
South Green Street
Swainsboro, GA  30401
Phone: (478) 237-6900
Excede Satellite Internet
HughesNet Satellite Internet


Natural Gas

Atlanta Gas and Light Company
P.O. Box 4569 Dept. 6250
Atlanta, GA 30302-4569
Phone: 1-800-427-5463
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Propane Gas

Diamond Propane Services
238 East Main Street
Swainsboro, GA  30401
(478) 237-8702


Suburban Propane
425 South Main Street
P.O. Box 767
Swainsboro, GA  30401
(478) 237-7377