Location in Wilkinson County and the state of Georgia
Irwinton was founded in 1811 as seat of Wilkinson County. It was incorporated as a town in 1816 and as a city in 1904. It was named for Governor Jared Irwin
Irwinton is located at (32.812075, -83.176800).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.15 square miles (8.2 km2), all of it land
The Wilkinson County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of two elementar schools, a middle school, and a high school. The district has 117 full-time teachers and over 1,737 students.