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Savannah is located in Chatham County, which is the county seat, and in the Coast Region of the state. It lies on the South Carolina state line along Interstate 16, on the banks of the Savannah River near the Wassaw Sound.

Gen. James E. Oglethorpe, aboard the sailing ship "Anne", landed on a bluff along the Savannah River in February 1733. He named the 13th American colony, Georgia, after England's King George II. Savannah became its first city. In 1864, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman began his march to the sea. Savannah was evacuated and avoided destruction upon his army's arrival.

Savannah's Historic District was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966 and remains one of the nation's largest historic landmarks.

Summers are hot and winters are mild in Savannah. The population estimate for 1998 was 131,674, a decrease of 6,138 since 1990.

Savannah is part of the Savannah, Georgia metro area.

Rock 'n' Roll Savannah | Savannah Irish Festival |
Art Adagio Jazz Club | Jack Leigh Gallery | Bahia Bleu Marina |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Fox House Inn | Gaston Gallery Bed & Breakfast |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Island Breeze Restaurant | Lady & Sons Restaurant | Mary's Seafood & Steakhouse | River House Seafood Restaurant and Bakery | Suzabelle's Restaurant & Piano Bar |
Georgia Counties Chatham County | Candler Hospital |
History Cathedral of St. John the Baptist | City Hall | Factor's Walk | Green-Meldrim Home | King-Tisdell Cottage | Old Fort Jackson |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Country Inn & Suites by Carlson | Days Inn - I-95 & Hwy 204, Exit 94 | Days Inn-Days Suites Historic Riverfront | Imperial Suites | Mulberry Inn | Mulberry-A Holiday Inn Hotel | Shoney's Inn | Wingate Inn - Savannah |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Amy Swezey Realtor | Celia W Dunn Realty | Marshes of Skidaway Island |
RV campgrounds and dealers Bellaire Woods Campground | Skidaway Island State Park Campground |
Shopping A&C Jewelry and Design | GoldTeeth by Jacob's Jewelers | Levy Jewelers | P & K Military Antiques |
Health Resorts and Spas Vanilla A Downtown Day Spa |
Wildlife Viewing Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge |

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03/04 Coming to The area
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
Woodbine Crawfish Festival Woodbine GA April26-27 The annual Crawfish Festival is a family oriented event and offers something for all ages from children's amusements to arts & crafts, to cloggers, square dancers and live bands.
Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro SC April26-28 Rice Run-Walk, Dog Show, Open Car Show. Performance by Common Ground.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Hazlehurst BBQ Fest Hazlehurst GA May3-4 The competition is sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association.
Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Fernandina Beach FL May3-5 The town of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida is the birthplace of the modern, motorized shrimping industry. The origin of our Shrimp Festival was an annual spring shrimp boat race, during which the shrimpers' wives served shrimp dishes.