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Savannah, Georgia, USA

Savannah is located in Chatham County, Georgia, USA. It is the primary port on the Savannah River and is located along the U.S. Intracoastal Waterway.

Savannah’s architecture and history are internationally known, as is its reputation for Southern charm and hospitality. Savannah’s downtown area (which includes the Savannah Historic District, the Savannah Victorian Historic District and 21 parklike squares) is one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States.

The city’s location offers visitors access to the coastal islands and the Savannah Riverfront, both popular tourist destinations. Tybee Island, formerly known as “Savannah Beach”, is the site of the Tybee Island Light Station, the first lighthouse on the southern Atlantic coast.

Things to see and do

* Historic district
* City Market
* River Street
* Public squares
* Forsyth Park

General information

Cruise Season – May – Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area – 193.6 km²
Population –132,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The Port of Savannah is located on the Savannah River.

Transport Links – Savannah/Hilton Head Island International Airport has a delightful glass-covered square with benches and shops in the center of the terminal, echoing the public squares in Savannah’s Historic District. Rental car, Grayline shuttles, taxis, and other ground transportation are on the lower level to take you to Savannah.

Amtrak operates a passenger terminal at Savannah for the Palmetto and Silver Service trains running between New York City and Miami, Florida with three southbound and three northbound trains stopping at the station daily.

The Greyhound bus station is located on Oglethorpe Ave. about a half mile from River St.

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