Poulan is a city in Worth County, Georgia, United States. The population was 946 at the 2000 census. It was settled about 1877, was also located along the Brunswick and Albany railroad. The city was named for Judge W.A. Poulan.
Poulan is part of the Albany, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Poulan is notorious for its police department's speed trap tactics along six miles of U.S. Route 82. In 2009 Poulan's tiny police force generated nearly $900,000 in fines and fees, a number comparable to a city 30 times its size. The per capita revenue from fines and fees is a mighty $1,019.15
Poulan City Hall and Police Station
Location in Worth County and the state of Georgia
Poulan is located at
31°30′49″N 83°47′28″W (31.513739, -83.791041).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.3 km²), all of it land.