Savannah, Georgia

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

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.

History[change | change source]

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

Geography[change | change source]

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 | change source]

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