Just 20 minutes from Historic Downtown Savannah, with convenient access to I-95 and the many available services and businesses in Richmond Hill, it’s easy to see why this is one of the area’s fastest growing communities. With the unique location of Richmond Hill, you can have a custom home built or buy properties on a golf course, the ocean or river or in gated communities.
Richmond Hill is home to Fort McAllister, noted as the “End of Sherman’s March to the Sea”, and is one of the best preserved earthen underground forts of the Confederacy. Activities and features at Fort McAllister include tours of the fort, tours of the Civil War Museum, camping, hiking trails, bike paths, boat ramps and docks and fishing piers as well as the annual special events such as Memorial Day, Labor Day, winter re-enactments and the 4th of July BBQ Picnic and Craft Show.
Richmond Hill has a strong historical connection to industrialist Henry Ford. At one time Ford used the town, formerly known as Ways Station, as a summer home. It is now known as the Ford Plantation and has been redeveloped as a luxury resort, with vacation cottages, a clubhouse, tennis, and golf.
Whether you like boutique shopping, eating fresh local seafood, or outdoor events, you’ll find it in Richmond Hill. Come see for yourself why so many are choosing to call this community home.