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Natural Gas

The City of Americus Natural Gas Department is responsible for providing natural gas service to customers in the immediate Americus area as well as several outlying areas in Sumter County. Americus has approximately 2300 residential, 300 Commercial, & 5 Industrial customers. The gas system can presently deliver pressures up to 150 psi to accommodate the most demanding industrial gas load. The Gas Department is also responsible for maintaining approximately 100 miles of gas mains and services, and over 400 below ground valves. Our goal is to serve the natural gas needs of our customers in the safest, most reliable, and economical manner possible while optimizing load growth and customer satisfaction.  

​All other requests for pilot light services should be directed to the City of Americus Customer Service Center at 229-924-4411 Ext. 226 *There is a $40.00 fee for this service, up to 3 pilots.



If you are having trouble with a gas appliance, we advise you to call a repair service company.


David Wooden

Natural Gas Director

Office: 229-924-4411 Ext. 401

Fax: 229-924-0143


Darrell King

Gas Superintendent

Office: 229-924-4411 Ext. 403

Fax: 229-924-0143

Diann Duke

Administrative Assistant

Office: 229-924-4411 Ext. 402

Fax: 229-924-0143

blue flame, natural gas department services

"A municipally-owned natural gas system means your dollars stay in your community."

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