Camden County Real Estate and Community Information

Camden County Real Estate and Community Information

Founded in 1777 as one of Georgia’s original counties, Camden County is home to over 50,000 residents. Europeans first visited the area in 1562 by French Captain Jean Ribault, who named the rivers which today are known as the St. Mary’s and Satilla.

Communities in Camden County include; St. Mary’s, Kingsland, Woodbine, and Waverly.

St Mary’s

Situated on the St. Mary’s River, St Mary’s is a city rich in history and culture.  It is also the gateway to the largest of Georgia Coast's barrier islands, Cumberland Island National Seashore.  Over 17,000 residents live in the city.  St. Mary’s roots go back to 1787 when the residents of Camden signed a charter for the town.  St. Mary’s was the Camden County seat from 1869 to 1923.

If you’re looking for something to do in St Mary’s, you certainly won’t have any problem finding great places to shop, eat, and have fun.  For shopping, Market On The Square offers the experience of an old-fashioned general store, with items such as sweets, gifts, and items that will make your day on the beach on Cumberland Island perfect. Palmetto Walk Shopping Village has a large variety of items such as clothing, gifts, home furnishings, and wine, along with great dining at Cucina South.

Outstanding dining abounds in St. Mary’s. For the best seafood in the area, go to St Marys Seafood & More, where you’ll find great food and outstanding service. Riverside Cafe is the ideal Greek dining experience in St. Mary’s historic downtown along the waterfront.  Other dining experiences not to be missed are Blue Goose Hostel & Café, McGarvey's Wee Pub, and Cedar Oak Café, among others.

Students living in St Mary’s attend schools in the Camden County School System, which includes Camden County High School, St.Marys Middle School, St. Mary’s Elementary School, Crooked River, Sugarmill, & Mary Lee Clark Elem.

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Kingsland is home to over 15,000 residents and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places for the Kingsland Commercial Historic District.

Kingsland offers a fine variety of shopping options.  For antiques and home décor, Ballast Pointe is the place to go in Kingsland.  Publix Super Markets is the best grocery and drugstore in the city. But when it comes to great choices for dining, Kingsland really stands out.  For the best steaks, along with Italian food and Jambalaya in the city, Millhouse Steakhouse Kingsland has you covered. Steffens Restaurant offers the quintessential old fashioned family dinner experience.  Other restaurants you must try are Ship 2 Shore Seafood & Steaks, Willie Jewell's and Salt.Pepper.Thyme, among others.

Kingsland is where the bulk of the schools are located in the county.  In addition to the College of Coastal Georgia, Camden County High School, and Camden County middle school. There are nine elementary schools, which include Kingsland, Matilda Harris & David L. Rainer.

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Woodbine is the county seat of Camden County and home to around 1400 residents. Woodbine became a town in 1908 and grew when the Atlantic Coastal Highway came through town in 1927. In 1953 Woodbine was incorporated as a city.

Woodbine is an ideal place to find great seafood.  Krusty Krab features an outstanding seafood buffet. Captain Stan's Smokehouse is where you’ll find amazing BBQ featuring Capt. Stan’s dry-rub technique.  Woodbine is also home of the annual Woodbine Crawfish Festival.

The Woodbine Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The Camden County Courthouse and Atkinson Memorial Building, along with the Foster Colson-Foster house are main historic landmarks in the district. The school available for Woodbine residents is Maimie Lou Gross.

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Waverly is an unincorporated community located between Brunswick and Woodbine, west of I-95, on historic U.S. Highway 17. Nearby (off Horsestamp Church Road) is The Golf Club at Sanctuary Cove, a Love Golf Design/Fred Couples Signature Course. The complex is a Certified Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International.

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