Jenkins County – Country
and Small-town Life
Jenkins County provides the best of rural and small-town living – friendly and unpretentious, yet progressive with a mind for business. Jenkins County offers a relaxed lifestyle amidst a strong sense of community.
Jenkins County’s natural beauty is anchored by one of Georgia's few remaining free-flowing streams, the Ogeechee River, and our rich green forest make us a haven for recreation and leisure enthusiasts. Our forest provides habitation for a variety of wildlife. Our friendly community is close to both Augusta and Savannah, Georgia, giving us access to major medical facilities, airports, industry support services and entertainment.
Affordable homes and land make Jenkins County the ideal place to live. Choose a mini-farm, large acreage, or in-town neighborhood and immerse yourself in Jenkins County’s natural beauty and friendly environment. The average listing price for a home in Jenkins County is $174,000.
Jenkins County is served by Optim Medical Center-Jenkins, a regional center of medical excellence, offering the highest quality care
in surgical, hospital, clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic services. The medical center offers a 24-hour emergency department, diagnostic testing, cardiac care, outpatient surgeries, outpatient psychiatric service, orthopedic surgeries, and physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Jenkins County EMS provides non-emergency and emergency services for Jenkins County. The ambulance service is licensed through the Department of Human Resources as an advanced life support system and is capable of performing all advanced life saving
skills including advanced airway skills,
O.B., trauma, and pediatric life support. Additionally, Jenkins County is only a
hour’s drive from the highly regarded teaching hospitals and medical centers of Augusta, Georgia.
The Jenkins County School District is an important resource in Jenkins County. The high school graduation rate is 75.5 percent, compared to 71 percent for the state. High school test scores surpass the state average. When combined with access to nearby technical colleges, these education strengths allow Jenkins County to remain competitive in attracting new industry.