About 3,500 live in Glennville, GA, a growing town west of Hinesville and Savannah. With these and other larger towns close by, residents can commute to work but enjoy the peace of small residential neighborhoods and a family-oriented community in the evenings and on weekends. If this sounds like the sort of place you have been seeking, visit the area and scope out the many things it has to offer.
Schooling in Glennville
Though small, Glennville offers schooling for pre-K to grade 12, plus several daycares. Southeastern Technical College has seen regular expansion, while Georgia Southern University and Ogeechee Technical College is also a short drive away in Statesboro. Residents also like to mill around their regional library and the museum which houses a schoolroom from 1916. Don’t be surprised to see a class of students touring this small center to view Indian artifacts, the Turpentine Still, and other reminders of bygone eras.
History of Glennville
Indian tribes lived in this vicinity for hundreds of years, but European settlement started in the 18th and 19th centuries. Glennville, specifically, was formed when residents of outlying states started looking for new land to start their own businesses and communities. They cleared thick forest to build a church, shops, houses, and eventually a post office opened in 1889 by a teacher named Glennville.
Glennville’s claim to fame is as the home of the Vidalia onion, focus of an annual festival in May. A 62 acre recreation park brings out families throughout the year for games of softball and picnics. There are just two hotels, so tourism is not a big employer in the town, but that just adds to its charm as a place to call home.
What does it cost to buy a home in Glennville, GA? At RE/MAX All American, we will strive to find a house that fits your budget yet offers every aspect you want and need. Several homes are thirty or more years old including structures dating to the 1920s and 1930s. If you love old-world charm and a renovation project, these could be yours for a reasonable price. But a lot of the real estate for sale in Glennville GA was built in the past 10 to 20 years and still costs less than $250,000. Call today and we’ll match you with your perfect home.
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(all data current as of 5/25/2017)
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