Patterson is a city in Pierce County, Georgia, United States. The population was 627 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Waycross Micropolitan Statistical Area.
In November 2007, Patterson was named the 50th best place in the United States to raise children by BusinessWeek Magazine.
Patterson is located at 31°23′14″N 82°08′18″W / 31.387356°N 82.138281°W / 31.387356; -82.138281.