Quick Facts

CLIMATE

  • Rain, 48-52 inches annual average

  • Temp Averages – Jan Avg High 58, Avg Low 35; July Avg High 92, Avg Low 71


EDUCATION

  • Public Elementary & Secondary
    Number of Schools 3
    Enrollment 2,366
    High School 659
     

  • Private School
    Community Christian School
     

  • Colleges– 4-year within 30 miles
    Ogeechee Technical College
    Georgia Southern University (20 minute drive)
     

  • Colleges – 4-year within 60 miles
    Armstrong State University
    Augusta State University
    East Georgia College
    Medical College of Georgia
    Paine College
    Savannah College of Art & Design
    Savannah State University
    South University

 

MEDICAL SERVICES

  • Optim Medical Center - Screven
    25 beds; medical/surgery
    3 Full-time physicians

  • 5 additional hospitals within a one hour drive

 

FIRE PROTECTION (SYLVANIA)

  • ISO Rating “2" (insurance savings)

 

LAND AREA

  • Square Miles (land) 684.5

  • Square Miles (water) 7.14

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INCENTIVES

  • Tier 1, Amount: $4,000

  • Joint Development Authority

  • Freeport (ad valorem exemption / inventories)

  • Participant FTZ #104

LOCAL TAXATION

  • Screven County Millage (includes School tax) 28.683

  • City of Sylvania Millage 6.5

  • Total 35.183

  • Screven County and Sylvania exempt 100% on all classes of certain business inventory from property taxation. Screven County has 2% local sales tax in addition to the 4% state sales tax.

 

TRANSPORTATION

  • US HIGHWAYS – 301

  • STATE HIGHWAYS – GA 17, GA 21, GA 24, and GA 73

  • INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS – I-16 (30 minutes), I-95 (60 minutes), I-20 (50 minutes)

  • OTHER 4-LANE HIGHWAYS – Savannah River Parkway
     

  • AIRPORTS
    Plantation Airpark (Sylvania)
    Instrument equipped, 1-5,500ft lighted runway, 1-3,800ft runway, 40 hangars

  • Commercial Service
    Augusta (Bush Field) (65 miles)
    Savannah Hilton Head International (55 miles)
    Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International (195 miles)
     

  • RAILROAD
    Norfolk Southern, mainline rail
    Ogeechee Railway (state owned shortline)
    CSX, Springfield (35 miles)
    Amtrak, Savannah (55 miles)
     

  • SEA PORTS
    Savannah
    Brunswick
    Charleston
    Jacksonville

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