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Overview

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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,501
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens7.3%
Employed Population 16+5,243
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married57.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.6%
Median Earnings25+$33,150
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,165
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,190
% Above Poverty Level84%
% Below Poverty Level16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone17.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,119
Median House Value$190,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.7%
Irish15%
German10.6%
English7.8%
Italian5.1%
French Except Basque2.5%
Scottish2.4%
West Indian2%
Polish1.4%
Norwegian0.9%
Russian0.9%
Canadian0.9%
Jamaican0.9%
Finnish0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Slovak0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Arab0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
African0.1%
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Richmond Hill Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bryan County
Standard Zip Codes31324
Phone Area Codes912
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude31.93
Approximate Longitude-81.3

Richmond Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSAVANNAH MUNICIPAL AP
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip49.5 inches
StationJESUP 4 NE
Distance37 miles
Jan Temp39 to 62 F
Apr Temp54 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip49.5 inches
StationBROOKLET 1 W
Distance37.4 miles
Jan Temp36 to 58 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp54 to 77 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bloomingdale2,703$60,781
Garden City8,889$34,517
Midway2,002$61,071
Pooler22,131$79,163
Riceboro678$31,838
Savannah144,717$44,670

Richmond Hill Public Schools

Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School
476 Frances Meeks Way
ZIP: 31324
(912) 459-5111
Middle
Total Enrollment 981
Richmond Hill Elementary School
473 Frances Meeks Way
ZIP: 31324
(912) 459-5100
Primary
Total Enrollment 923
Richmond Hill High School
1 Wildcat Dr
ZIP: 31324
(912) 459-5151
High
Total Enrollment 1902
Richmond Hill Middle School
503 Warren Hill Drive
ZIP: 31324
(912) 459-5130
Middle
Total Enrollment 1585
Richmond Hill Primary School
471 Frances Meeks Way
ZIP: 31324
(912) 459-5080
Primary
Total Enrollment 1083
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