About This Place
Plains is a city in Sumter County, Georgia, United States. The population was 637 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Americus Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Jimmy Carter, his wife Rosalyn Carter, his younger brother Billy Carter, his younger sister, Ruth Carter Stapleton, and first cousin Hugh Carter were all born in Plains. The former president and his wife still live there.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land. The city's boundary is unusual in that it is in the shape of a circle. Plains, Ga has a center longitude/latitude point which is -83.0813 / 33.4553.