Overview

Introduction to Kingsland, Georgia

Kingsland, Georgia, in Camden county, is 32 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,562
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens9.1%
Employed Population 16+7,780
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married52.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.4%
Median Earnings25+$34,707
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,526
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,045

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,222
% Above Poverty Level87.1%
% Below Poverty Level12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone17.4%
Median Gross Rent$929
Median House Value$143,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38.9%
German12%
Irish9.1%
English8.6%
Italian6.3%
French Except Basque3.1%
Scottish2.4%
African1.7%
Dutch1.3%
Polish0.9%
Lithuanian0.7%
West Indian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Jamaican0.5%
South African0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Czech0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Kingsland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Camden County
Standard Zip Codes31548
Phone Area Codes912
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude30.79
Approximate Longitude-81.66

Kingsland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFERNANDINA BEACH
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp45 to 63 F
Apr Temp58 to 76 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp65 to 78 F
Annual Precip50.3 inches
StationJACKSONVILLE INTL AP
Distance20.7 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
StationFOLKSTON 9 SW
Distance26.7 miles
Jan Temp41 to 66 F
Apr Temp53 to 82 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp58 to 82 F
Annual Precip52.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Folkston5,067$44,514
Homeland942$36,625
St. Marys17,787$59,085
Woodbine1,698$39,167

Kingsland Public Schools

Camden County High School
6300 Laurel Island Pkwy
ZIP: 31548
(912) 729-7318
High
Total Enrollment 2488
Camden Middle School
1300 Middle School Rd
ZIP: 31548
(912) 729-3113
Middle
Total Enrollment 1004
David L Rainer Elementary School
850 May Creek Dr
ZIP: 31548
(912) 729-9071
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Kingsland Elementary School
900 W King Ave
ZIP: 31548
(912) 729-5246
Primary
Total Enrollment 419
Matilda Harris Elementary School
1100 Lakes Blvd
ZIP: 31548
(912) 729-2940
Primary
Total Enrollment 523
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