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Georgia Whitetail Deer Hunting Habitat Guide


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Georgia Whitetail Deer Harvest Data

Georgia's white-tailed deer harvest data is shown in the table below. The records show Georgia's white-tailed deer harvest for 2015 is 412070 deer with 147862 bucks and 264208 antlerless deer harvested.

The table includes the deer harvest density for Georgia's deer habitat as described below. The 2015 white-tailed deer harvest density for Georgia's deer habitat is 7.84 deer per square mile with 3.06 bucks per square mile and 4.78 antlerless deer per square mile.

DeerGeorgia HarvestDeer Per Sq. Mile
Bucks1478623.06
Anterless 2642084.78
Total4120707.84

Georgia Whitetail Deer Habitat

Georgia's total land area is 58891 square miles. This includes 5908 square miles of urbanized areas, 1005 square miles of water, and other areas that are not considered as deer habitat. The potential deer habitat within Georgia is comprised of 51796 square miles of land distributed in the land types shown below.

Habitat Land TypeSquare Miles
Forest24596
Grassland8343
Crops5629
Wetland9392
Shrubland3836
Total Habitat51796

Georgia Deer Hunting Areas

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