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Richmond Hill is the Place to be for the Holidays
There are countless reasons to love life in Richmond Hill Georgia, whether it is the wonderful tree lined roads, the rich southern tradition the area boasts or simply the warm, friendly welcome that seems to await you at every store or restaurant this is a great place to live! But somehow, this time of year, Richmond Hill comes alive with a special sort of joy.
Call it holiday cheer, but this lovely community of about 10,000 people knows how to celebrate the season! Richmond Hill is delightfully small, but since we are just 20 miles south of Savannah, you will have access to all the best a larger metropolitan area offers.
This holiday season, Richmond Hill will host the Annual Chili Cook-Off on November 30th followed by the famous Richmond Hill Hometown Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 1. This great family event starts at 10 am and makes it way through Richmond Hill's downtown with plenty of excitement for everyone!
The chili cook off is known far and wide as the place to be every holiday season! There will be live entertainment, food, rides and more! The awards ceremony will declare one great chef the right to boast that they have “the best tasting chili in town!”
The 2012 Christmas Parade Grand Marshal is Vietnam Veteran Donald Singleton. A Richmond Hill native, Singleton attended the George Washington Carver School from elementary through high school. He served in the United States Army from 1966-69 and served nearly 20 months in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division. He also served in the Air National Guard and the US Coast Guard. Come celebrate the holidays with a real American hero and shake hands with Donald Singleton!
You will find plenty to do in Richmond Hill any time of the year. There are numerous historical sites to enjoy like the Ford Plantation, the Mary-Martha Chapel, the Richmond Hill School Teacherage and The Bryan County Court House.
If you are raising a family, Richmond Hill is the place to be! There are great schools for children of all ages including George Washington Carver Upper Elementary School and Richmond Hill High School. All of the schools here place a great priority on both scholastic and athletic activities.
The outdoors await you in Richmond Hill too. Whether you love boating, fishing, hiking, swimming or biking, you can always find something to do. The parks are amazing too! There is a 3.5 mile nature trail, Piercefield Forest, the Fort McAllister and the Ozzy Skate Park just to name a few.Why not come for a visit and stay for a lifetime. December is a great time to see Richmond Hill come alive for the holidays. You will love the festive atmosphere and friendliness of the people. Right now is a great time to invest in your future by taking advantage of the remarkably affordable home prices in Richmond Hill. The median home price is just $202,000, making it one of the best values in Georgia!
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