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Page Contents for Statesboro, Georgia

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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Statesboro is approximately 15,854 (1990), 28422 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,758 (1990), 10207 (2010).
The amount of land area in Statesboro is 20.333 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.084 sq kilometers.
The distance from Statesboro to Washington DC is 525 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 182 miles. (as the crow flies)
Statesboro is positioned 32.44 degrees north of the equator and 81.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Statesboro average annual rainfall is 47 inches per year
The average low temperature is 52 (January) degrees F.
The average high temperature is 82 (July) degrees F.


in southeast Georgia. Here is a map page for Statesboro.
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Statesboro

200 acres of land for the city was donated by George Sibbald for use as the county seat. It was chartered as a city in 1866. Many famous people of the time stayed at the Jaeckel Hotel which opened in 1905. This building is now used as the city hall.
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The settling of Statesboro


The founding of Statesboro



Georgia Southern Botanical Gardens
This 11 acre site includes the Bland Cottage as well as seasonal programs throughout the year.
1505 Bland Avenue
Hours: 9 to dusk. Cottage hours are different
Free admission
P.O. Box 8039
Statesboro, GA 30480
Phone: 912-871-1149
Fax: 912-871-1777

The Georgia Southern Museum
On the campus of Georgia Southern University
Home to a 40 million year old whale found in 1983 and a 78 million year old Mosasaur skeleton collected in 1978. Hours of the museum are Monday-Friday 9-5, Saturday & Sunday 2-5. Admission is free.

Cultural Attractions in and around Statesboro.

The historic Jaeckel Hotel
built in 1905, this hotel was THE place to stay in the area. It closed as a hotel in the late 1960's, reopening as the current City Hall.

Many examples of elegant southern living may be seen in Statesboro. Among them are the Donehoo-Brannen Mansion on Savannah Avenue. It was built in 1917. The Holland House, built in 1891 by Dr. Holland, has 11 bedrooms and the plan was for it to have a hospital on its upper floors. The D.P. Averitt House is on North Zetterower. It once included a sawmill and planning mill. Portions of the home were destroyed by fire.

The Center for Wildlife Education and The Lamar Q Ball, Jr. Raptor Center at Georgia Southern University
The Center is open seven days a week, except summer Sundays and recognized holidays. Weekday hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm, weekends, 1:00pm to 5:00pm with weekend reptile shows at 2:00pm and weekend flight shows at 3:00pm. No group or amphitheater programs are offered on Mondays. Call us, (912) 681-0831 with questions
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Statesboro City Government

City of Statesboro, GA
City Clerk
50 East Main Street
P.O. Box 348
Statesboro, GA
Phone: 912-764-5468
City Manager's office: 912-764-0646

Statesboro has a Council-Manager form of government.

Statesboro Police Department
22 West Grady Street
Statesboro, GA
Business Phone: 912-764-9911

Statesboro Historical Events

Statesboro celebrated its 200th birthday this year.

Statesboro Chamber

Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce
102 South Main St.
Statesboro, GA 30458
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 303
Statesboro, GA 30458
Phone: 912-764-6111

Statesboro Organizations

Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce
102 South Main St.
Statesboro, GA 30458
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 303
Statesboro, GA 30458
Phone: 912-764-6111

Statesboro Libraries

The Statesboro Regional Library
124 South Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458
Phone: (912) 764-1340

Statesboro Schools

Bulloch County Schools
150 Williams Road, Suite A
Statesboro, GA 30458
Tel: (912) 764-6201
Fax: (912) 764-8436


Georgia Southern University

Ogeechee Technical Institute

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