Savannah, Georgia

city in and county seat of Chatham County, Georgia, United States

Savannah is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is Georgia's 5th most populous city, and has a population of 147,780 as of 2020.[1] This city is also the oldest city in Georgia being established in 1733.

Savannah, Georgia
Flag of Savannah, Georgia
CountryUnited States
 • MayorVan R. Johnson (D)
 • Total147,780

History change

Savannah was founded in 1733 by a group of settlers, led by James Oglethorpe.[2]

Geography change

Savannah is located near the Savannah River, 20 miles upstream from the Atlantic Ocean. It has a land area of about 108.7 square miles.

References change

  1. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Savannah city, Georgia". Retrieved 2023-12-11.
  2. "Savannah". New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2023-12-11.