Overview of River Gee County

Flag of River Gee County
Flag of River Gee County
Photo Credit: MIA

River Gee is a county in the southern portion of the West African nation of Liberia. One of 15 counties that comprise the first-level of administrative division in the nation, it has six districts. Fish Town serves as the capital with the area of the county measuring 5,113 square kilometres (1,974 sq mi).[1] As of the 2008 Census, it had a population of 66,789, making it the third least populous county in Liberia.

Tenth largest in size, it is bordered by Sinoe County to the west, Grand Gedeh County to the north, and Grand Kru and Maryland counties to the south. The eastern part of River Gee borders the nation of Ivory Coast along the Cavalla River. Created in 2000, the current County Superintendent is Daniel Johnson.

River Gee split from Grand Gedeh County in May 2000 after receiving approval from Liberia's House of Representatives in May 1997 and Senate approval in March 2000. On the east of the county is the Cavalla River that forms Liberia's border with the Ivory Coast. River Gee's capital is Fishtown.

The districts of River Gee County include (2008 population):


  • Chedepo District
  • Gbeapo District
  • Glaro District
  • Karforh District
  • Nanee District
  • Nyenawliken District
  • Nyenebo District
  • Potupo District
  • Sarbo District
  • Tuobo District
  • Webbo District