Where are We?
Millen, Georgia, the county seat only minutes from the Ogeechee River, was settled in 1835 and has been a regional hub of transportation in Georgia since 1854 when the railroad came to town. Only 50 miles south of Augusta, Georgia and 79 miles north of Savannah, Georgia, Millen’s access to rail, highways, airports, and the Port of Savannah puts it at the center of a growing corridor between two regional centers of industry.
MAJOR HIGHWAYS I-95 / I-16 / I-20
RAILWAYS Norfolk Southern
PORT OF SAVANNAH HANJIN / MAERSK
Welcome to Jenkins County and Millen, Georgia, the ideal place for business and for living. Our industry-friendly community near both Augusta and Savannah, Georgia is a center for timber farming, textiles, telecommunications and environmental remediation. Jenkins County is also home to one of Georgia's most beautiful state parks, Magnolia Springs State Park, known for its crystal clear springs that flow at an estimated nine million gallons of water per day.
We have strength in numbers
Residents and new employers can easily gain access to Jenkins County’s low cost of living, reliable utilities, existing transportation network, well-educated and skilled workforce, and comprehensive job training opportunities.
- Jenkins County Population: 8,849
- Millen Population: 2,889
- Jenkins County Labor Force: 3,161
- Labor Draw Area: 62,033
- Per Capita Income: $26,195
- High School Graduates or Higher: 81%
- Some College or College Degree: 45.7%