Transportation

The Okefenokee area is located in the heart of Southeast Georgia and is the gateway to the world famous Okefenokee Swamp. Waycross, which is the economic hub of the area, received its name from its strategic position: where “ways cross”.

Our Colleges

We have two local colleges here in Waycross Ware County, South Georgia State College and the Coastal Pines Technical College. With these two colleges we cater for everyone’s further educational requirements.

History & Facts

Waycross was created in 1872 and incorporated in 1874.

Waycross, the gateway to the world famous Okefenokee Swamp, received its name it’s believed, from its strategic position: where “ways cross”.

Images from around Waycross