South Georgia State College

Community Overview

We welcome prospective students, parents and visitors to learn about the great communities we call home.

Located in southern Georgia, South Georgia State College is proud to be a multi-campus institution with campuses in Douglas and Waycross, Georgia. Douglas and Waycross are only about 40 miles apart and each offer a vibrant downtown, art and entrainment options as well as a good mix of retail businesses and industries.
Whatever your interest - biking, camping, golfing, river fishing, tubing, hunting, or just plain relaxing - it can be found in and around Douglas and Waycross.  Both cities have a small-town atmosphere with safe, friendly neighborhoods, affordable housing and excellent medical care.

Several points of interest include:
Broxton Rocks Preserve - Douglas
Douglas Municipal Airport - Douglas
General Coffee State Park - Douglas
Heritage Station Museum - Douglas
Laura S Walker State Park/Golf Course - Waycross
Okefenokee Swamp Park - Waycross
Okefenokee Heritage Center – Waycross
Southern Forest World Museum - Waycross



SGSC is an official educational partner of the Okefenokee Swamp Park and the Satilla Riverkeeper.


Helpful websites:
City of Douglas
Douglas – Coffee County Chamber of Commerce
City of Waycross
Waycross – Ware Chamber of Commerce
Waycross Tourism Bureau and Visitors Center