Circle GA
Est. 1820

City of Social Circle Police & Fire Online
PO Box 310 (USPS)    138 E Hightower Trl   Social Circle GA  30025

770-464-2366 (POLICE & FIRE  Business Hours M-F)   770-464-4088 (FAX)

911 for All Emergencies

Tip Line 770-464-6936

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About the Social Circle Police Department


138 East Hightower Trail

  • We protect and serve by providing the highest quality of public safety services in partnership with our community.

  • We maintain a high standard of integrity, recognize the dignity of each person, and provide service with professionalism, compassion, and respect.

  • We protect the lives and property of the citizens of our community and impartially enforce the law.


Ken Zaydel

Fire Chief




Social Circle was founded in 1820 by several men who obtained the land by lottery. It was centered at the junction of two Indian trails known today as Cherokee Road and Hightower Trail (perhaps a corruption of Etowah). Incorporated in 1832 as a village,  in 1869 as a town, and in 1904 as a city, Social Circle, situated at the highest point of the Georgia Railroad, was a transportation hub for the area before the Civil War (1861-65). Its lines were destroyed during the war by Union general William T. Sherman's troops on their March to the Sea, but the town recovered and prospered after the war was over.

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