Introduction to Hinesville, Georgia

Hinesville, Georgia, in Liberty county, is 33 miles SW of Savannah, Georgia and 104 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida. There are an estimated 30,392 people in the city.

Hinesville History

The present day city of Hinesville was settled in by Puritans in 1754. The area was named after Senator Charlton Hines. The Old Liberty County Jail was established in the city in 1882 and was used until 1972. Hinesville was officially incorporated in 1916. It is also home to the Fort Stewart Military Museum.

Hinesville and nearby Attractions

  • Old Liberty County Jail
  • Midway Museum
  • Fort Stewart Military Museum
  • St Catherines Island
  • Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
  • Sapelo Island National Estuarine Sanctuary

Things To Do In Hinesville

From Hinesville, you can visit the Fort Stewart Military Museum. The Old Liberty County Jail, which is no longer in use, is also a popular tourist destination. Apart from these, the City of Hinesville also organizes a number of recreational events and special programs throughout the year.

Hinesville Transportation

Flights are available from Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport.

Hinesville Higher Education

Armstrong Atlantic State University, Georgia Southern University and the Florida Community College at Jacksonville provide facilities for higher education.


Total Population 34,287
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 6.1%
Employed Population 16+ 15,572
Age of the Population 28


% of people married 53.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.7%
Median Earnings25+ $31,338
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,719
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,350


Median Family Income $47,835
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%


People Living Alone 22.9%
Median Gross Rent $897
Median House Value $122,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.8%
Irish 5.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hinesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SW of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Liberty
Standard Zip Codes 31313, 31314, 31315
P.O. Box Zip Codes 31310
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.846
Longitude -81.596

Hinesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 54 to 80 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station JESUP 8 S
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 63 F
Apr Temp 51 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hinesville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gum Branch (31313)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allenhurst 577 $46,250
Flemington 877 $85,114
Ludowici 2,343 $40,673
Midway 2,040 $63,333
Riceboro 665 $45,446
Walthourville 4,136 $41,474

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hinesville Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(912) 369-9400
Emergency Service: Yes

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Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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