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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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