Relocating

Resources for Newcomers

We invite you to come join our community in Folkston, Georgia. A complete visitors guide entitled "Newcomer's Guide to the Okefenokee" is availble for downloading here on the web site.

You will also find links to lodging, restaurants, attractions and events on the Visitor's page.

EMERGENCY NUMBERS:
  • Emergency - 911
  • Charlton County Area Code 912
  • Chalrton County Zip Code 31537
  • Charlton County Sherriff Department
    496-2281
  • Charlton County Fire Department
    496-3111
  • Charlton Memorial Hospital 496-2565
  • Folkston Police Department 496-2563
  • Georgia State Patrol-Waycross
    (912) 283-6622
  • Georgia Forestry (forest fire) 496-2222

 

 

Email the Chamber or contact us by phone for any questions not covered here or in the guide.

 

UTILITIES AND SERVICES:
  • Electricity - Georgia Power Company
    496-2222,
    Okefenokee Rural Electric
    (800) 262-5131
  • Natural Gas - Georgia Natural Gas Company
    (800) 427-5463
  • Telephone Service - Alltel Georgia
    (800) 501-1754, 496-7342
  • Television/Cable - Media One
    (800) 255-9371
  • Water - City of Folkston
    496-2563
  • Building Permits - Folkston City Hall 496-2563
  • Building License - Folkston City Hall
    496-2563
  • Postal Service - Folkston Post Office,
    St George Post Office. 496-4804
  • Transportation - Greyhound Lines Inc. 496-4570
  • Charlton County Court House
    496-2599
  • Homeland City Hall
    496-7332

 

 

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