Rincon, Ga., is the largest municipality in Effingham County and is situated in the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area. It has a population of approximately 8,900. Rincon residents enjoy close proximity to Interstate 95 and Highway 21, offering them easy access to the larger cities of Pooler and Savannah. The city has retained its small town charm while expanding to accommodate its growing business community. People looking for Rincon apartments for rent will find opportunities and events for residents of all walks of life.
Rincon sprang to life in the early 1900s with the arrival of a railroad in the area. It was appropriately named at first because in Spanish, Rincon means "little spot." However, it didn't stay that way for long. The area was home to sawmills, cotton gins and turpentine stills and Rincon was incorporated in 1927. In the 1980s, the city again experienced dynamic growth.
Residents with apartments in Rincon enjoy living in this turn-of-century railroad town that is now a thriving suburb. Despite all of the amenities the town offers its residents, it still maintains the lowest city service fees within the county. The town recently built a new city hall without having to implement property taxes. The city's successful industries include manufacturing, transportation, warehousing and construction. People who work outside of the city experience an average commute time of 27 minutes. Children enjoy participating in Rincon's many youth sports leagues and playing at several neighborhood parks and athletic fields.
For leisure activities, Rincon golfers enjoy the greens at the Lost Plantation Golf Club, a 18-hole championship golf course. Rincon residents who want the feel of a larger city travel less than 19 miles to destinations in Savannah, which has been named one of the best cities for nightlife in America and a "Travelers Choice Best Destination." Rincon residents can also enjoy time on the coast by traveling 30 miles to Wilmington Island, Ga., or 40 miles to Hilton Head Island, North Carolina.
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