Since her founding in 1733, Savannah has been one of America’s favorite destinations for business and pleasure. Today, she attracts nearly seven million visitors every year.
In 2009, Travel & Leisure Magazine named Savannah as one of the Top 10 U.S. & Canadian Cities.
Savannah’s diverse economy forms a strong business and employment base ranging from manufacturing to distribution, from tourism to military, from healthcare to port operations and retail sectors.
Chatham County is the sixth most-populous county in the state of Georgia, with a population of 238,410 in 2005. From 1990 to 2000 the population grew an estimated 7 percent. In 2005, the estimated household population in Chatham, Bryan and Effingham Counties was 313,883.