Savannah, GA Overview
Savannah lies on the Savannah River, approximately 20 mi (32 km) upriver from the Atlantic Ocean.According to the United States Census Bureau (2011), the city has a total area of 108.7 square miles (281.5 km), of which 103.1 square miles (267.0 km) is land and 5.6 square miles (15 km) is water (5.15%). Savannah is the primary port on the Savannah River and the largest port in the state of Georgia. It is also located near the U.S. Intracoastal Waterway. Georgia’s Ogeechee River flows toward the Atlantic Ocean some 16 miles (26 km) south of downtown Savannah.
Savannah is prone to flooding. Five canals and several pumping stations have been built to help reduce the effects Fell Street Canal, Pipemaker’s Canal, Kayton Canal, Springfield Canal and the Casey Canal, with the first four draining north into the Savannah River.
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Chatham County. Established in 1733, the city of Savannah became the British colonial capital of the Province of Georgia and later the first state capital of Georgia.A strategic port city in the American Revolution and during the American Civil War,Savannah is today an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport. It is Georgia’s fifth-largest city and third-largest metropolitan area.
Detailed Map of Savannah, GA
avannah’s climate is classified as humid subtropical. In the Deep South this climate is characterized by long and almost tropical summers, with temperatures reaching freezing on only 24 days in the winter.
Top Things to Do in Savannah, GA, from a Cruise Ship - Created by BoostVacations.com Staff
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First opened in 1818, the Savannah Theatre, located on Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia, is one of the United States' oldest continually-operating theatres. Due to multiple fires, the structure has been both a live performance venue and a movie theater. Since 2002, the theatre has hosted regular performances of a variety of shows, primarily music revues.
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http://www.VisitSavannah.com Welcome to Savannah GA Est. 1733. This much-celebrated destination has been enticing visitors with her sultry ambiance, striking beauty and old-world charm for centuries. From the elegances of the Landmark Historic District to the festivities of River Street, visitors delight in all this coastal jewel has to offer.
A Walk Down River Street in Savannah GA
When you stop in Savannah. GA, you just have to visit River Street. It is old time buildings with modern shops in them and lots of great food. At one end is a small park with items of interest. One is the "Waving Girl" who greets the ships as they come and go.
The History of Preservation in Savannah, GA
Savannah didn't become the beautiful city it is today overnight. Find out about the history of the preservation movement in Savannah!
There are so many fun Savannah Tours to enjoy on your next visit to Georgia. Enjoy sightseeing tours and activities in one of the most beautiful cities in America. Savannah has gorgeous Southern-style homes, beautiful parks, and tree-lined walks and streets.
Historic Downtown Savannah, GA Tour
Historic downtown Savannah located along the Savannah River has many not to be missed sites and terrific architecture.
CBR250R Savannah Ga. Day Ride 10 -1-13
Just a fun day riding around Savannah Ga. Historic part, Hope you all enjoy the ride. It was really a beautiful day in the 80's. The 1st part of the video got deleted, we will remake it and post later the 1st part was where we were riding from our house in SC into Savannah Ga.
Augusta GA to Savannah GA and back....by boat on Savannah River
HAD A BLAST. We had 6 people on the boat 18'. Two coolers stocked and this was our 1st trip 2008. We stayed at the River Street Inn. 310 miles round trip. We'll be back next year. Updated 2013. I'll try to answer some of the questions I've been asked.
Skagen Maersk Container ship leaving Savannah GA 7/29/2012
Skagen Maersk Container ship leaving Savannah GA 7/29/2012 late evening on the Savannah River. COPYRIGHT NOTICE David R Mabe © 2012 NO UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THIS VIDEO OR ANY VIDEO ON MY CHANNEL WITHOUT PERMISSION Contact me for Licensing information. Ok to share video or embed on your site as long as it is linked back to this video.
Short Walk On The Beach(Savannah GA)
Uploaded by ieffectgaming HD on 2011-04-14.
Driving Downtown Savannah, GA - Dashcam Drive 5
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savannah,_Georgia During my stay in Hilton Head Island, SC we decided to drive to Savannah, GA to spend some time during the evening there. When we drove through the city itself I decided to grab my camera and record the little ride. Only thing is that I accidentally recorded this in 4:3 instead of 16:9.