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Population in 2012: 5,418 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +148.8%
Males: 2,847  (52.6%)
Females: 2,571  (47.4%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31537.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,051 (it was $21,840 in 2000)
Folkston:

$33,051
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,394

Folkston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,794 (it was $44,200 in 2000)
Folkston:

$79,794
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,590; Detached houses: $140,014; Mobile homes: $41,300

Median gross rent in 2012: $544.

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  • Black alone - 1,250 (50.0%)
  • White alone - 1,137 (45.4%)
  • Two or more races - 58 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Folkston: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (7.1%), United States (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), German (4.1%), English (3.9%), Swedish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 81 feet

Land area: 3.60 square miles.

Population density: 1,507 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Folkston:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 24.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Folkston city:

  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

254 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America).

This city:  6.1%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Folkston, Georgia as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Folkston to the number of sex offenders is 246 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,704 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $432 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (41.1 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (741.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Homeland, GA (1.4 miles ), Hilliard, FL (3.3 miles ), St. George, GA (4.2 miles) , Woodbine, GA (4.4 miles ), Kingsland, GA (4.5 miles ), Callahan, FL (4.6 miles ), Nassau Village-Ratliff, FL (5.0 miles ), Hoboken, GA (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,200
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $29,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $23,200
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.83 N, Longitude: 82.00 W

Area code: 912

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Crime rates in Folkston by Year
Type 2002 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010100
per 100,000 0.00.031.00.032.50.00.0
Robberies 3332101
per 100,000 131.892.493.061.932.50.039.9
Assaults 8161361262
per 100,000 351.3492.6403.1185.8390.1236.779.7
Burglaries 8112023232817
per 100,000 351.3338.7620.2712.1747.71104.5677.6
Thefts 32665889617868
per 100,000 1405.42032.01798.42755.41983.13076.92710.2
Auto thefts 8715681
per 100,000 351.3215.531.0154.8195.1315.639.9
Arson N/AN/AN/A0000
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.8) 227.7258.6261.4237.5271.7284.1194.6

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Crime rate in Folkston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Georgia average:

2.77

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Folkston, Georgia accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.7%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Folkston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Folkston city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.2 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Charlton County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Boss Bailey - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Oct 14, 1979), Champ Bailey - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jun 22, 1978).


Hospitals/medical centers in Folkston:

  • CHARLTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2449 THIRD STREET)
  • FOLKSTON PARK CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 36261 NORTH OKEFENOKEE DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Folkston, GA

Airports and heliports located in Folkston:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Folkston:

  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 41 miles; Jacksonville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 9,893)
  • Jacksonville University (about 41 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 2,441)
  • University of North Florida (about 49 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,254)
  • Valdosta State University (about 77 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Flagler College (about 78 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; FT enrollment: 2,640)
  • Santa Fe College (about 84 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 6,616)
  • Saint Johns River Community College (about 85 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 2,249)

Public high school in Folkston:

Private high school in Folkston:

  • CHARLTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: RR 2 BOX 1627; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Folkston:

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Notable locations in Folkston: Charlton County Fire Department Station 1 (A), Charlton County Jail (B), Folkston City Hall (C), Charlton County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Folkston include: Jerusalem Holiness Church (A), Church of God (B), Church of Christ (C), Mount Carmel Baptist Church (D), Pinckney United Methodist Church (E), Kingdom Hall Church (F), Folkston Methodist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Little Phoebe Cemetery (1), Pineview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Folkston: Homeland Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Folkston-Days Inn (1201 S 2nd St).

 
Charlton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Folkston and their reported violations in the past:

TRADERS-HILL RECREATION AREA (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-1996)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2000)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Folkston that have no violations reported:

  • SUWANEE CANAL RECREATION CTR. (Population served: 215, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.0%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Folkston, GA

81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
64 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
74 people in nursing homes in 2000

Folkston compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Folkston (2011 data):

  • Southeastern Bank: Folkston Branch at 4233 2nd Street North, branch established on 1912/01/04. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $416.6 mil, Deposits: $371.1 mil, headquarters in Darien, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Southeastern Banking Corporation
  • First National Bank South: Folkston Branch at 300 North Second Street, branch established on 2002/07/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $313.4 mil, Deposits: $274.1 mil, headquarters in Alma, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Shares Of The South East, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Folkston travel time to work - commute


Folkston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Folkston city (based on Charlton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.93%
Here46.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents72.4%16.5%4.5%2.1%4.5%
Congregations37.5%25.0%12.5%4.2%20.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Charlton County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Charlton County:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Charlton County:

11.0%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Charlton County:

29.9%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$4,082
Police Protection - Officers 7$21,042$36,0720$0
Streets and Highways 4$11,765$35,2950$0
Solid Waste Management 5$12,808$30,7390$0
Sewerage 3$7,791$31,1640$0
Water Supply 4$8,128$24,3840$0
Totals for Government 23$61,534$32,10510$4,082

Folkston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $562,000 ($103.73)
    Sewerage: $375,000 ($69.21)
    Central Staff Services: $343,000 ($63.31)
    Police Protection: $321,000 ($59.25)
    Regular Highways: $250,000 ($46.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000 ($25.10)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($3.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $148,000 ($27.32)
    Water Utilities: $145,000 ($26.76)
    Sewerage: $96,000 ($17.72)
    Police Protection: $53,000 ($9.78)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($1.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $434,000 ($80.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $198,000 ($36.54)

Folkston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $361,000 ($66.63)
    All Other: $5,000 ($0.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $217,000 ($40.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $110,000 ($20.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $105,000 ($19.38)
    Interest Earnings: $83,000 ($15.32)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $542,000 ($100.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000 ($2.58)
    Public Welfare: $9,000 ($1.66)
    Highways: $8,000 ($1.48)
  • Tax - Property: $427,000 ($78.81)
    Public Utilities: $143,000 ($26.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $96,000 ($17.72)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $48,000 ($8.86)
    NEC: $41,000 ($7.57)

Folkston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,686,000 ($680.32)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($14.77)
    Other NEC: $55,000 ($10.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $55,000 ($10.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,721,000 ($686.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($8.31)

Folkston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $113,000 ($20.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $322,000 ($59.43)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $254,000 ($46.88)

9.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Camden County, GA  1.55% ($23,956 average AGI)
from Duval County, FL  1.41% ($38,561)
from Nassau County, FL  1.27% ($24,108)


9.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Duval County, FL  1.34% ($24,795 average AGI)
to Nassau County, FL  1.34% ($30,692)
to Camden County, GA  1.24% ($22,417)

Strongest AM radio stations in Folkston:

  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WWIO (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. MARYS, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WROS (1050 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THE ROSE OF JACKSONVILLE)
  • WEWC (1160 AM; 5 kW; CALLAHAN, FL; Owner: CIRCLE BROADCASTING OF AMERICA, INC.)
  • WFXJ (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Folkston:

  • WOKF (92.5 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WATY (91.3 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: OKEFENOKEE ED FOUNDATION INC)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WECC-FM (89.3 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKBX (106.3 FM; KINGSLAND, GA; Owner: RADIO KINGS BAY, INC.)
  • WHJX (105.7 FM; BALDWIN, FL; Owner: TAMA GROUP L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Folkston:

  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W10CM (Channel 10; HILLIARD, FL; Owner: NASSAU CTY. BD. OF PUB. INSTRUCTION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Folkston, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Folkston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $548,000
Total average daily traffic: 22,890
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 34,335

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Folkston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Folkston, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Folkston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN SNJ-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 169D , Serial Number: 43699, Year manufactured: 1944, Airworthiness Date: 07/21/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Robinson, Rr 2 Box 3506, Folkston, GA 31537
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180HP , Serial Number: 17381, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Robinson, Rr 2 Box 3506, Folkston, GA 31537
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/18/1991
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 3237X , Serial Number: 15064637
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Robinson, Rr 2 Box 3506, Folkston, GA 31537
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3733R , Serial Number: 17255533, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Michael K Chesser, 142 Mimosa Ave, Folkston, GA 31537
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 545HT , Serial Number: TC-33, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Robinson, Rr 2 Box 3506, Folkston, GA 31537
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7032A , Serial Number: 29132, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Robinson, Rr 2 Box 3506, Folkston, GA 31537
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9115T , Serial Number: 50615, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Mark R Gantt, 5 Henri St, Folkston, GA 31537


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Folkston


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Businesses in Folkston, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Burger King1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

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