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Welcome to Port Wentworth ...

The city of Port Wentworth is located in Chatham County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Port Wentworth: Prt. Wentworth

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Wentworth has a population of 9,651 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Port Wentworth.

Port Wentworth is near sea level<4>.

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

Port Wentworth lies within the (912) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Wentworth had an population of 9,651 people. This is an increase of 80.09% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Wentworth had a population of 5,359 people. This makes Port Wentworth the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Port Wentworth represents 0.06% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

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

Communities near Port Wentworth ...

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

  • Savannah [Chatham County]
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    • Savannah [Chatham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Port Wentworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 143,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<6>
  • Bluffton [Beaufort County]
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    • Bluffton [Beaufort County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Port Wentworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,230 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluffton<6>
  • Pooler [Chatham County]
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    • Pooler [Chatham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Port Wentworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,022 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pooler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pooler<6>
  • Richmond Hill [Bryan County]
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    • Richmond Hill [Bryan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Port Wentworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,408 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond Hill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rincon [Effingham County]
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      • Rincon [Effingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Port Wentworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rincon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rincon<6>
    • Garden City [Chatham County]
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      • Garden City [Chatham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Port Wentworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,213 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<6>
    • Hardeeville [Jasper County]
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      • Hardeeville [Jasper County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Wentworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,451 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardeeville<6>
    • Springfield [Effingham County]
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      • Springfield [Effingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Port Wentworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,063 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
    • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County]
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      • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Port Wentworth
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,009 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossignol Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bloomingdale [Chatham County]
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      • Bloomingdale [Chatham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Port Wentworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,136 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomingdale<6>

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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Wentworth.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Wentworth. 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.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Wentworth ...

Looking for more information about Port Wentworth? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Port Wentworth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Wentworth.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port Wentworth. 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 have 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Wentworth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Wentworth) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Port Wentworth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port WentworthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Wentworth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1944, Longitude: -81.1981       In this case, the coordinates for Port Wentworth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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