Charlton County

Where the “Best of Georgia Begins”! Come visit and experience rural South Georgia.  Our authentic, small-town charm is an excellent getaway complete with beautiful sights, outdoor exploration, yummy eats and rich in American history. Centrally located between Amelia Island, St. Marys, Jacksonville, and Savannah, Charlton County is only a short drive from I-95.  We are a great destination to kick-back and enjoy “front porch living and sweet tea sipping”! Charlton County makes the ideal place to experience everything South Georgia has to offer. Get up close and personal with nature at one of Georgia’s 7 wonders, the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge,  explore our historical churches and cemeteries, watch trains while relaxing at the Folkston Funnel, visit our free historical train museum, gaze at the stars or even sleep overnight in a train car. Immerse yourself in off the beaten path experiences and enjoy all the wonderful friendly townspeople, restaurants while getting away from the hustle and bustle of life. Don’t miss our annual festivals:  Okefenokee Festival; Railwatch, Halloween on Main, Christmas in the Park and more! Folkston is known for being friendly, come see for yourself.


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