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The City of Statesboro is a progressive community that provides an exceptional quality of life to its residents and offers southern charm and hospitality to its visitors. The City offers a high standard of living with a commitment to ensure the most responsive and progressive public services to our residents, businesses, and visitors. Statesboro is where the living remains softly southern and folks call out to one another by first name.
During the Spring, music, art, BBQ, kid events and a car show come to Statesboro.
On the First Friday of every month, this is a free event featuring live music, shopping, local artists, gourmet foods and much more.
Blind Willie McTell Trail
The McTell Trail is a quaint, one-mile pathway connecting downtown Statesboro to the campus of Georgia Southern University. The trail consists of 7,415 square yards of architecturally designed asphalt, six varieties of trees, custom-designed benches by the university’s art students, cobra lighting throughout and more. Bike racks, picnic tables, trash receptacles, landscaped islands, raised pedestrian crosswalks and much more! The McTell Trail allows visitors and locals alike to walk and picnic during their lunch hour or perhaps to cycle safely without using city streets. For information, call 912-489-1869 or 1-800-568-3301
Georgia Southern Botanical Garden
Centered on an early 20th century farmstead, the Georgia Southern Botanical Garden offers visitors a unique view of the cultural and natural heritage of the southeastern coastal plain, an area rich in unique and endangered plants. The Garden’s nearly 11-acre site, located in the middle of the growing city of Statesboro.
Georgia Southern University Museum
Meet the Mosasaur and the famous Vogtle Whale in the Hall of Natural History, and Be a Paleontologist in a children's interactive area that will entertain all. Five changing exhibits and a selection of national traveling exhibits, including this year's Spacing Out! are showcased each year at the Museum.
The Georgia Southern Museum is located in the heart of campus on Sweetheart Circle (off of Hwy. 301). Admission is FREE.
Georgia Southern University Wildlife Education Center and the Lamar Q Ball, Jr. Raptor Center
Watch the eagles take flight, touch our lime-green friend, Monty the Python, or explore the different habitats of raptors, reptiles and mammals at the Center for Wildlife Education and the Lamar Q Ball Jr. Raptor Center. With more than five acres featuring diverse habitats and species, an amphitheater and an indoor classroom, get ready to take a walk on the wild side! The Wildlife Center is conveniently located on Georgia Southern University’s campus and directly off Hwy. 301. Admission is FREE.
Meinhardt Vineyards and Winery
Just outside of the city limits of Statesboro, there’s a hidden treasure, Meinhardt Vineyards and Winery. The first of its kind in Southeast Georgia, it boasts scenic views, sunsets, and award-winning wines. Meinhardt hosts the annual Grape Stomp and Muscadine Festival, where festival attendees can crush grapes themselves and see how muscadine wine is made. Relax and enjoy some of their delicious wine and cheese and experience life at a slow Southern pace. Meinhardt Vineyards and Winery is located at 305 Kennedy Pond Rd. off of Hwy. 46.
Mill Creek Regional Park
Mill Creek Regional Park is a state-of-the-art park that not only includes a water park but premier baseball, softball, soccer and family recreation facilities that are unmatched in the Southeast. Overall, the Park is complemented by the picturesque lake surrounded by a well-lit and paved walking path. The park and its trails are beautifully landscaped with over 300 hardwood trees. The park is located just off of Hwy 24 and the 301 Bypass. Admission is FREE.
Splash in the Boro Family Waterpark
Jump into 768,000 gallons of fun, ride on one of the park’s three wild slides or relax and go with the flow on the Lazy River at Splash in the Boro. Water park enthusiasts will enjoy full amenities of a big city facility on an economical budget. Splash in the Boro Waterpark is conveniently located behind Mill Creek Regional Park off of Hwy. 24 and the 301 Bypass. Summer operations begin in Mid-May and run through Labor Day.
The U.S. National Tick Collection (USNTC)
The U.S. National Tick Collection (USNTC) is the largest tick collection in the world with more than a million specimens including representatives of most of the world's c. 850 species. The collection remains the property of the Smithsonian Institution. The collection is a national treasure that allows tick identifications and related research to be carried out on a worldwide basis. This vital function allows ticks that are medically important or that parasitize livestock or pets (including those that transmit pathogens such as the agents that cause Lyme disease or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever) to be distinguished from species having less economic importance. Short tours of the collection can be arranged on Wednesdays between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m.
Southern Links Golf Club, Southern Links Course - (912) 839-3191
Forest Heights Country Club, Forest Heights Course - (912) 764-3084
Eagle Creek Golf Course, Eagle Creek Course - (912) 839-3933
Bulloch Academy Inc
873 Westside Rd
Bible Baptist Christian School
151 Northside Dr East
Trinity Christian School
571 E Main St
3492 Lakeview Rd.
Bulloch County School District
Statesboro High School
10 Lester Road
Bryant Elementary School
400 Williams Street
Sallie Zetterower Elementary School
900 East Jones Avenue
Mattie Lively Elementary School
204 Debbie Drive
William James Middle School
18809 Highway 80 West
Langston Chapel Elementary School
150 Langston Chapel Road
Langston Chapel Middle School
156 Langston Chapel Road
Mill Creek Elementary School
239 Beasley Road
New Nevils Elementary School
8438 Nevils-Groveland Road
Colleges and Universities
Georgia Southern University
1 Southern Ct, Statesboro, GA 30458
Ogeechee Technical College
One Joe Kennedy Blvd
Statesboro, Georgia 30458