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Overview

Introduction to Savannah, Tennessee

Savannah, Tennessee, in Hardin county, is 41 miles SE of Jackson, Tennessee and 101 miles E of Memphis, Tennessee.

Savannah History

Savannah is the county seat of Hardin County, which was named in honor of Colonel Joseph Hardin. The area originally served as the hunting grounds of Native Americans. It was first settled in the early 1800s. The city was originally known as Rudd's Ferry. It was named after Savannah, Georgia.

Savannah and nearby Attractions

  • Horse Creek Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Tennessee River Museum
  • Cherry Mansion
  • Shiloh National Military Park
  • Pickwick Landing State Park
  • Coon Creek Science Center

Things To Do In Savannah

Savannah is home to many parks and playgrounds, including the Wayne Jerrolds River Park, Riverside City Park and the Hank Deberry Complex. One can also pay a visit to the Savannah Historic District while in the city. History buffs should visit the Tennessee River Museum, Cherry Mansion and the Shiloh National Military Park. The Horse Creek Wildlife Sanctuary and the Pickwick Landing State Park offer a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. The city hosts the Hardin County Fair every September.

Savannah Transportation

Memphis International is the nearest major airport.

Savannah Higher Education

The University of North Alabama, Jackson State Community College and Northeast Mississippi Community College provide programs in higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,043
Male Share of the Population45%
Female Share of the Population55%
Senior Citizens21%
Employed Population 16+2,190
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married41.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.2%
Median Earnings25+$23,618
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,453
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,212

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,243
% Above Poverty Level64.2%
% Below Poverty Level35.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone36.8%
Median Gross Rent$599
Median House Value$87,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.6%
Irish10.7%
African7.2%
English5.3%
German3.2%
French Except Basque2.5%
Scottish2.1%
Polish0.7%
Dutch0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Italian0.4%
Czech0.2%
Russian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Savannah Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hardin County
Standard Zip Codes38372
Phone Area Codes731
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude35.22
Approximate Longitude-88.23

Savannah 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 6 SW
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 49 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 75 F
Annual Precip58.8 inches
StationSELMER
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp28 to 47 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 74 F
Annual Precip57.4 inches
StationCORINTH CITY
Distance26.1 miles
Jan Temp33 to 49 F
Apr Temp51 to 74 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp50 to 75 F
Annual Precip56.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adamsville2,288$41,667
Crump1,116$45,000
Milledgeville237$36,042
Saltillo559$42,917
Sardis419$50,625
Stantonville265$36,563

Savannah Public Libraries

Hardin County Library
1365 PICKWICK STREET
Savannah, Tennessee
(731) 925-4314

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Savannah Hospitals

Hardin Medical Center
(Government - Local)
935 Wayne Rd.
(731) 926-8121

Savannah Public Schools

East Hardin Elementary
100 Freewill La
ZIP: 38372
(731) 925-3943
Primary
Total Enrollment 423
Hardin County High School
909 South Pickwick Rd
ZIP: 38372
(731) 925-3976
High
Total Enrollment 1114
Hardin County Middle School
299 Lacefield Dr
ZIP: 38372
(731) 925-9037
Middle
Total Enrollment 749
Northside Elementary
1450 East Main St
ZIP: 38372
(731) 925-3943
Primary
Total Enrollment 462
Parris South Elementary
169 Lacefield Dr
ZIP: 38372
(731) 925-2480
Primary
Total Enrollment 460

Savannah Private Schools

Harbart Hills Academy
3575 Lonesome Pine Rd
ZIP: 38372
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 53
Savannah Christian Academy
3514 Cravens Rd
ZIP: 38372
Elementary
Total Enrollment 141
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