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Welcome to Port Wentworth Junction ...

Port Wentworth Junction is located in Chatham County<1>.


The location of Port Wentworth Junction has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


A typical abbreviation for Port Wentworth Junction: Prt. Wentworth Jct. (or less commonly used: Prt. Wentworth Jctn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Wentworth Junction has a population of 9,641 people<3> (see below for details).

Port Wentworth Junction is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Port Wentworth Junction lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Port Wentworth Junction is within the (912) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Wentworth Junction had an population of 9,641 people. This is an increase of 79.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 194.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Wentworth Junction had a population of 5,359 people.

The population of Port Wentworth Junction represents 0.06% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 5,359 people, the population of Port Wentworth Junction increased 63.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,276 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Wentworth Junction.

Communities near Port Wentworth Junction ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Port Wentworth Junction.

  • Savannah
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Richmond Hill
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Rincon
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rincon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rincon
    • Rincon is located in Effingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,655 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rincon <5>
  • Hardeeville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Springfield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Bloomingdale
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Exley
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exley
    • Exley is located in Effingham County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,894 people
  • Montgomery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery is located in Chatham County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,719 people
  • Thunderbolt
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thunderbolt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thunderbolt
    • Thunderbolt is located in Chatham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,601 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thunderbolt <5>
  • Isle of Armstrong
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isle of Armstrong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isle of Armstrong
    • Isle of Armstrong is located in Chatham County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,402 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Wentworth Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Wentworth Junction.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Wentworth Junction. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Port Wentworth Junction.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Wentworth Junction. See our Newspapers Page for Port Wentworth Junction.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Wentworth Junction ...

Looking for more information about Port Wentworth Junction? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Port Wentworth Junction, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Port Wentworth Junction.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port Wentworth Junction. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Chatham County: www.chathamcounty.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Chatham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Wentworth Junction.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Wentworth Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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