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August 1, 1996 to August 1, 2021


Richmond Hill         Richmond Hill, GA is a thriving community along Georgia's colonial coast, and is among the fastest growing communities in the nation. Located in South Bryan County, 20 miles from Savannah, Richmond Hill continues to grow as an alternative to the increasing congestion and taxes in Savannah/Chatham County. With the opening of a new City Hall in December 1998 and a new Police Station in September, 1999, a true Civic Center began taking shape. In addition, the adjacent J. F. Gregory City Park, featuring hiking and biking paths, opened concurrently with the first annual "Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival" in October, 1999. While the City of Richmond Hill is poised for continued growth and opportunity, former Mayor Richard Davis pointed out that "What makes a good community is a sense of community. That is something evident about Richmond Hill."

        The Richmond Hill, GA Web Site provides general interest area information, including information for those looking to relocate to the area. City, school, church, civic organization, and recreation contact information can be found by taking the links under the menu listing "Richmond Hill City Info." While viewing the site, you can acquaint yourself with area real estate agent property offerings and area business products and services by selecting the respective links under "Richmond Hill Site Directories." There is a link to area vital statistics. Area residents are invited to add their email address to our Email Directory, and there are links provided to useful sites in the Links Directory. You can request general area or real estate related information by selecting the appropriate form from the menu selection box. And if you would like to search the site using keywords, use the search form, also in the menu bar. Hope you find something useful and of interest at the Richmond Hill, GA Web Site. Thanks for visiting.
horz_rule_grey.gif Business Directory   The Richmond Hill Web Site Business Directory gives area business concerns an opportunity to let the visitor know that their business operates in the area and how to contact the business. Links may be set up to the business web site and/or an email address. Please check out the Business Directory. Real Estate Library Pure Gold Award horz_rule_grey.gif Real Estate Directory   The Richmond Hill Web Site Real Estate Directory provides access to local area agent web sites. Each agent site includes property descriptions with pictures, links to individual property highlight sheets, and agent contact information.
cityhallsignsm.gif         Built in the spirit of the "Ford Era," the "Mayor Richard R. Davis Building" is home to the Richmond Hill City Hall. Open since early December, 1998, City Hall has seen numerous events and activities which make the facility a centerpiece of this rapidly growing city. In addition to City Hall, a "groundbreaking" for the City of Richmond Hill Department of Police facility was held on February 18th, 1999. The Police Station was occupied in September 1999. This was the second facility in the establishment of a civic center complex. Along with the Police facility, adjacent land purchased by the city has been transformed into the J. F. Gregory City Park which officially opened in October 1999. The first major event held at the park was "Richmond Hill's Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival," an event held each year. In October 2004, the Atlanta Rhythm Section performed for the Seafood Festival. Former Mayor Richard R. Davis had indicated that a long range goal for the park would include the establishment of an approximately 3,200 seat amphitheater near the back part of the park area. A BMX track was added a few years ago. Part of the acreage dedicated to the park allowed for a 3 mile nature walkway/bike path to be set in around an unused 1830's rice field. It is planned that a portion of this walkway/bike path will tie in with the Georgia Coastal Greenway and ultimately the East Coast undertaking.

Ford Statue Unveiling         Then Mayor Richard R. Davis and Professor John Jensen unveiled the full size natural color statue of Henry Ford in the lobby of the Richmond Hill City Hall on Sunday, August 29, 1999. The statue was raised in recognition of the far reaching influence Mr. Ford had here with people, and the area in general. He was instrumental in transforming the backwater town of Ways Station into a vibrant community with new schools, and employment opportunities. The town was renamed Richmond Hill, the name of the Ford's estate, on May 1, 1941. Armstrong Atlantic Professor John Jensen was commissioned to sculpt the statue, which was paid for through donations only.

        The Richmond Hill, GA Web Site welcomes Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum. "The Richmond Hill Historical Society is a membership-based, non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and educate people on Richmond Hill's richly diverse past." Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum

Richmond Hill Department of Police         Visit the City of Richmond Hill Department of Police web site! There you will find information about a variety of services they provide the local community.

        The City of Richmond Hill and Bryan County are represented by the First Congressional District of Georgia's Congressman Buddy Carter.

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