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About Richmond Hill
Welcome to the City of Richmond Hill
Richmond Hill, Georgia is a quiet family community, located just minutes south of metropolitan Savannah. The city of more than 10,000 residents retains a small town charm and has a great deal to offer its residents. A diminished crime rate, outstanding educational opportunities, community services, recreational facilities, and beautiful scenery are but a few reasons to live here. This family-oriented city is a community where everyone can feel safe.

Visitors are impressed by its southern charm, rich history, variety of outdoor adventures, fishing and great local seafood. This peaceful community has a variety of opportunities; shopping, recreational, and business.

Whether you are attracted to antique hunting or you appreciate our unique heritage and architecture, Richmond Hill offers relief from the congestion of the big city. Richmond Hill also offers a variety of hometown restaurants for an assortment of appetites and safe lodging for those desiring an extended stay.

With its distinctive history and scenic beauty, Richmond Hill is coastal Georgia living at its finest.

Just Released:

Richmond Hill Named One of Georgia's Safest Cities from Severe Weather
Charlotte, N.C. (July 13, 2015) -, a consumer-centric insurance marketplace, recently facilitated a study to discover which Georgia cities are the safest from certain types of severe weather. Richmond Hill made the list at No. 12.

To find the safest cities, analysts at used a variety of storm data points to create total scores for 50 Georgia cities with populations greater than 10,000. Analysts used the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration storm events database to factor in occurrences of tornadoes, hail and lightning in each area. Some data sources were only available at the county level. Cities were assigned points based on the information for the county in which the city is predominately located.
Richmond Hill landed the #12 position because the city had the second lowest lightning score on the list as well as low hail and tornado scores.  

The full report can be viewed here.