Quality of Life

Charlton County

Quality of Life

With a vision of a growth and development and the comfort of a small-town community, life in Charlton County affords its residents a life of prosperity to complement their hardworking disposition. Renew your spirit through our many outdoor recreation opportunities and relax at the end of the day with a wholesome southern cuisine. We are a community that offers reasonably priced housing, a safe environment, solid schools, healthy and charming neighborhoods.

The Charlton County School system boasts four schools: Folkston Elementary, St. George Elementary, Bethune Middle, and Charlton County High Schools. Not to mention, the classes in Folkston and St. George for HeadStart and Pre-Kindergarten. The county is also served by Coastal Pines Technical College at their Folkston location, South Georgia College in Ware County, and the College of Coastal Georgia in Camden County.


> Coastal Pines Technical College
> College of Coastal Georgia
> South Georgia College
> UGA Extension

Schools K-12

> Bethune Elementary School
> Charlton County High School
> Charlton County Christian Academy
> Folkston Middle School
> St. George Elementary School
> Charlton County Board of Education

Charlton County is served by state of the art regional hospitals in both southeast Georgia and north Florida, with hospitals in neighboring Ware and Camden Counties within 35 miles of downtown Folkston. Charlton County is also served by Amelia Medical Center, and UF Health Family Medicine – Charlton, a Mayo Clinic hematology/oncology office, Georgia Physicians South office and Folkston Park, convalescent home all located in Folkston.

> Advanced Rehab
> Amelia Medical Care
> Bennetts Hometown Pharmacy & Gifts
> Folkston Pharmacy
> Hospice of Golden Isles, Inc.
> Life Care Center of Hilliard
> McKinney Community Health Center
> Memorial Satilla

Charlton County’s annual high temperature is 81.8°F.

Its annual temperature is 57.3°F.

The average temperature is 69.55°F.

The average annual rainfall of 51.81 inches.