Saint George, Georgia

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Saint George, an unincorporated community located in the "Georgia Bend" of the St. Mary's River, is the southernmost named settlement in Georgia.[1] It is in Charlton County, south of Folkston. In 2010, the population of the St. George census county division (CCD) was 2,841.[2][3] Most of this population is in the town of St. George, but the figure also includes rural areas not recognized by the Census Bureau, including communities like Moniac.

History[edit]

The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Saint George as a town in 1906.[4] The town's municipal charter was repealed in 1924.[5]

Education[edit]

Students from St. George and the surrounding rural areas attend St. George Elementary School of the Charlton County School District. It serves students in grades kindergarten through sixth. After sixth grade, students are taught at Bethune Middle School and Charlton County High School, both in Folkston.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saint George". Explore Georgia. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ ASD, Website Services & Coordination Staff,. "2010 Demographic Profile - U.S. Census Bureau". www.census.gov.
  3. ^ "St. George, Georgia (GA 31646) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, news, sex offenders". www.city-data.com.
  4. ^ Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia. Clark & Hines, State Printers. 1906. p. 1024.
  5. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 195. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  6. ^ "Charlton County Schools". charlton.k12.ga.us.

Coordinates: 30°31′16″N 82°02′15″W / 30.52111°N 82.03750°W / 30.52111; -82.03750