Pike County is located in the west-central part of Georgia. It includes 218.4 square miles, and is bordered by Spalding, Butts, Lamar, Upson and Meriwether counties. Pike County lies approximately 50 miles south of downtown Atlanta and approximately 50 miles northwest of Macon.
The 2010 Census estimates Pike County as having a population of approximately 17,869. Pike County is one of the 28 counties that are included in the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).