Introduction to Swainsboro, Georgia
Swainsboro is located in East Central Georgia, and lies at the heart of the Augusta-Macon-Savannah triangle. Swainsboro was established in 1822, named after State Senator Stephen Swain. In 1912, Swain introduced the bill that led to the creation of the Emanuel County. In 1854, the town was officially incorporated and its name was changed to Paris. However, three years later it was renamed again, this time as Swainsboro.
Swainsboro and nearby Attractions
- Altama Museum of Art and History
- Andrew Low House
- George L Smith State Park
- Vines Botanical Gardens
Things To Do In Swainsboro
The George L Smith State Park covers an area of 1,634 acres and has many rental cottages, tents and trailer sites. Visitors can also partake in fishing, canoeing, hiking and picnicking. Local museums include the Altama Museum of Art and History, the Fort Stewart Museum and the Burke County Museum.
Air transportation is available from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.
Swainsboro Higher Education
Colleges near Swainsboro include Brewton-Parker College, East Georgia College and Georgia Southern University.