Swainsboro is a city located in Emanuel County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,943. The city is the county seat of Emanuel County.
Swainsboro is located at 32°35'37" North, 82°19'56" West (32.593743, -82.332146).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.7 square miles (32.9 km²), of which, 12.4 square miles (32.1 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it is water. The total area is 2.36% water.