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Overview

Introduction to Brunswick, Georgia

Brunswick, Georgia, in Glynn county, is 57 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida.

Brunswick History

Mark Carr was the first European to settle in this area. He came here in 1838 and established a Tobacco Plantation spread over an area of 1,000 acres along the turtle river. Mark Carr sold his fields to the Royal Province of Georgia in 1771, which then laid out the town and named it after Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany.

Brunswick and nearby Attractions

  • Brunswick Old Town Historic District
  • Howard Coffin Park
  • Roosevelt Lawrence Community Center
  • Golden Isles Speedway
  • St. Simons Island

Things To Do In Brunswick

Downtown Brunswick is home to the Ritz Theater, which hosts cultural events throughout the year. The Ritz Theater is also historically significant as it was built in 1898. The city also has many art galleries like the Gallery on New Castle, which is a nineteenth century building that has been authentically restored. Golfers have plenty to look forward to with three golf courses located nearby.

Brunswick Transportation

Jacksonville International is the nearest major airport.

Brunswick Higher Education

Coastal Georgia Community College is the local center for higher learning. Florida Community College and Armstrong Atlantic State University also offer higher educational opportunities.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,997
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens14%
Employed Population 16+6,172
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married32.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.1%
Median Earnings25+$20,810
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,457
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,449

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,025
% Above Poverty Level64%
% Below Poverty Level36%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone34.5%
Median Gross Rent$699
Median House Value$95,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)64.4%
Irish5.9%
English3.3%
Scottish1.7%
West Indian1.4%
African1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Jamaican0.9%
Italian0.9%
Polish0.7%
Greek0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Russian0.3%
Haitian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Bahamian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
German0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
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Brunswick Almanac

CategoryValue
County Glynn County
Standard Zip Codes31520, 31523, 31525, 31527, 31522
P.O. Box Zip Codes31521, 31561
Company Zip Codes31524
Phone Area Codes912
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude31.15
Approximate Longitude-81.48

Brunswick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBRUNSWICK
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp44 to 63 F
Apr Temp59 to 78 F
Jul Temp76 to 92 F
Oct Temp62 to 79 F
Annual Precip49.4 inches
StationNAHUNTA 3 E
Distance26.5 miles
Jan Temp38 to 63 F
Apr Temp51 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp57 to 79 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches
StationJACKSONVILLE INTL AP
Distance46.6 miles
Jan Temp42 to 64 F
Apr Temp55 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp60 to 79 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Darien2,825$29,922
Woodbine1,681$42,750

Brunswick Public Libraries

Marshes Of Glynn Libraries
208 GLOUCESTER STREET
Brunswick, Georgia
(912) 279-3740

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Brunswick Hospitals

Southeast Georgia Health System- Brunswick Campus
2415 Parkwood Drive
(912) 466-7000

Brunswick Public Schools

Brunswick High School
3885 Altama Ave
ZIP: 31520
(912) 267-4200
High
Total Enrollment 1739
Burroughs-molette Elementary School
1900 Lee St
ZIP: 31520
(912) 267-4130
Primary
Total Enrollment 570
Glynn Academy
1001 Mansfield St
ZIP: 31520
(912) 267-4210
High
Total Enrollment 1790
Glynn Middle
635 Lanier Blvd
ZIP: 31520
(912) 267-4150
Middle
Total Enrollment 777
Goodyear Elementary School
3000 Roxboro Rd
ZIP: 31520
(912) 267-4170
Primary
Total Enrollment 603
Jackson Learning Center
1405 H St
ZIP: 31520
(912) 267-4100
Jane Macon Middle
201 Mckenzie Dr
ZIP: 31523
(912) 265-3337
Middle
Total Enrollment 777
Risley Middle School
707 Southport Pkwy
ZIP: 31523
(912) 267-4100
Middle
Total Enrollment 632
Satilla Marsh Elementary School
360 S Port Pkwy
ZIP: 31523
(912) 265-3675
Primary
Total Enrollment 771
Sterling Elementary School
200 Mckenzie Ln
ZIP: 31523
(912) 279-1509
Primary
Total Enrollment 818
Altama Elementary School
5505 Altama Ave
ZIP: 31525
(912) 264-3563
Primary
Total Enrollment 580
Glyndale Elementary School
1785 Old Jesup Rd
ZIP: 31525
(912) 264-8740
Primary
Total Enrollment 686
Golden Isles Elementary School
1350 Cate Rd
ZIP: 31525
(912) 264-6822
Primary
Total Enrollment 751
Greer Elementary School
695 Harry Driggers Blvd
ZIP: 31525
(912) 267-4135
Primary
Total Enrollment 737
Morningstar Treatment Services- Inc. Youth Estate
1 Youth Estate Dr, Highway 99
ZIP: 31525
(912) 267-3700
Other
Total Enrollment 49
Needwood Middle School
669 Harry Driggers Blvd
ZIP: 31525
(912) 261-4488
Middle
Total Enrollment 684

Brunswick Private Schools

Emmanuel Christian School
1010 Old Jesup Rd
ZIP: 31520
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 61
Heritage Christian Academy
4265 Norwich Street Ext
ZIP: 31520
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 141
Montessori Christian Schoolhouse
3105 Wildwood Dr
ZIP: 31520
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
St Francis Xavier Catholic School
1121 Union St
ZIP: 31520
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 206
Goldengate Christian Academy
5608 New Jesup Hwy
ZIP: 31523
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 10
Brunswick Christian Academy
4231 Us Highway 17 N
ZIP: 31525
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 140
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