Introduction to Kingsland, Georgia

Kingsland, Georgia, in Camden county, is 32 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida. The city has a population of 10,506.

Kingsland History

The area now known as Kingsland was once called Woodlawn. The Florida Central and Peninsula Railroad first entered the city on Christmas day in 1893. Later on, the city was named after William Henry King, who became the first mayor of Kingsland. The State Bank of Kingsland was established in 1895. The city was officially incorporated in 1908.

Kingsland and nearby Attractions

  • Crooked River State Park
  • Kingsland Beaches
  • Cumberland Island National Seashore
  • Submarine Museum
  • Amelia Island
  • Fort Clinch State Park

Things To Do In Kingsland

While staying in Kingsland, you can visit Cumberland Island, Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge or the St. Marys Submarine Museum. The downtown district of the city, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is also a popular spot. The city also offers facilities for inland and offshore fishing. Shopping can be enjoyed at Camden Corners Shopping Center, Kingsland Shopping Center and Camden Woods Shopping Center.

Kingsland Transportation

Jacksonville International is the nearest major airport.

Kingsland Higher Education

Florida Community College at Jacksonville and the University of North Florida are the nearby institutes of higher education.


Total Population 16,239
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 8.3%
Employed Population 16+ 7,519
Age of the Population 30


% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20%
Median Earnings25+ $35,972
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $34,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,774


Median Family Income $64,014
% Above Poverty Level 91.1%
% Below Poverty Level 8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 17.5%
Median Gross Rent $894
Median House Value $144,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.4%
Irish 13.2%

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

Kingsland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 32 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Camden
Standard Zip Codes 31548
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.799
Longitude -81.69

Kingsland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 58 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 65 to 78 F
Annual Precip 50.3 inches
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 64 F
Apr Temp 55 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 66 F
Apr Temp 53 to 82 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 82 F
Annual Precip 52.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Folkston 5,313 $53,556
Homeland 1,028 $41,429
St. Marys 17,675 $57,525

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

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