Introduction to Garden City, Georgia
Garden City History
The area now known as Garden City was officially incorporated in 1939. It adopted a council/ administrator form of government and Edgar Pipkin was elected as its first mayor on April 7, 1939. Prior to its incorporation, the area was known as Industrial City Gardens. The city is a part of the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Garden City and nearby Attractions
- Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
- Mercer Williams House Museum
- Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
- Savannah History Museum
- Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
- UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium
Things To Do In Garden City
The local parks of Garden City include the Griffin Park, Sharon Community Park, Bazemore Park and Volunteer Park. In addition, the city has 2 lighted tennis courts and 6 lighted baseball fields. You can also visit the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, the Savannah History Museum or the Davenport House Museum. The historic district of Savannah is also nearby.
Garden City Transportation
Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport is nearby.
Garden City Higher Education
Armstrong Atlantic State University and Savannah College of Art and Design are the nearest institutes of higher education.