ABOUT EFFINGHAM COUNTY'S HOMES FOR SALE AND LOCAL COMMUNITY
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In the heart of Georgia’s Coastal Empire, here in Effingham County the pace is just a little bit slower, the air a little bit sweeter, and the community just a little more like home. Grown from humble, hardworking roots, Effingham County flourishes as one of Georgia’s premiere commercial and residential areas. It’s Georgia’s “hidden treasure,” where style and sophistication meet rich heritage and hometown values.
Effingham was among the original counties of the state of Georgia, created February 5, 1777 from the colonial parishes of St. Matthew and St. Phillip. Its name honors Lord Effingham, an English champion of colonial rights.
In the early 21st century, Effingham County has had unprecedented demand for industrial locations. Interest in industrial development has been spurred by the area's high population growth, tremendous growth at the Georgia ports and the ever-growing economy of coastal Georgia. Contributors include the military, aerospace industry and a diversified manufacturing base. The Savannah area is home to Gulfstream Aerospace and Hunter Army Airfield.
The Effingham County Industrial Park has announced several new tenants since 2005. In 2007 it became the site of Portuguese-based manufacturer EFACEC Group for their flagship U.S. operations. Other businesses include the Flint River Services refrigerated storage, ValuePart distribution center, as well as expansions of several existing industries in the park. The site is ideally located on a four-lane divided highway only 10 miles from Interstate 95 and within 15 miles of the Georgia Ports, the Savannah International Airport and the historic City of Savannah.
Ranked as one of the top choices for business and residential environments, Effingham makes quality of life a top consideration where planning and growth are concerned. That’s why you can find everything you need just around the corner yet still have your own quiet place to call home.
Here in Effingham, it’s about more than just living and working in a community. It’s about being part of that community and enjoying your place in it. And when you call Effingham home, you’ll find that’s what you’ll treasure most. To find out more about Effingham County click here.
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