Introduction to Richmond Hill, Georgia
Richmond Hill, Georgia, in Bryan county, is 16 miles SW Savannah, Georgia and 113 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida. Richmond Hill is in the Savannah metropolitan area. Richmond Hill's population is 6,959.
Richmond Hill History
Richmond Hill was once known as Ways Station. It was given its present name after Henry Ford's winter residence in Richmond Hill was built. Ford is credited with the construction of numerous public buildings, along with the Richmond Hill school house and chapel. The city was incorporated in 1962.
Richmond Hill and nearby Attractions
- Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum
- Andrew Low House
- Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
- Fort Morris State Historic Site
- Edisto Island Serpentarium
Things To Do In Richmond Hill
Local parks include the JF Gregory Park, the Ozzy Skate Park and the Fort McAllister State Park, among others. Nearby museums include the Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum and the Davenport House Museum, which have a large number of historical artifacts on display. The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, Cypress Gardens and the Edisto Island Serpentarium are all accessible from Richmond Hill.
Richmond Hill Transportation
Savannah/Hilton Head International is the nearest major airport.
Richmond Hill Higher Education
Nearby colleges and universities include Armstrong Atlantic State University, Georgia Southern University and the Savannah College of Art and Design.