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Bulloch is a thriving county approximately 50 miles east of Savannah in Southeast Georgia. With an estimated 70,000 residents and a growth rate of nearly 24% over the past decade, the county and its three municipalities have become a shopping destination for multiple counties as well as a hub for education, healthcare and employment opportunities. Municipalities include Statesboro, Portal and Brooklet.

Statesboro, Bulloch's county seat, is home to Georgia Southern University, a growing institution of nearly 20,000 students and 2,000 faculty and staff. The county is also home to Ogeechee Technical College and a satellite campus of East Georgia College, both two-year institutions of higher learning with a combined enrollment of more than 3,000 students.

Statesboro and Bulloch County offer an impressive list of amenities from cultural activities such as ballet, symphony, and stage in both downtown and campus venues; outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, and hunting; Division I sports; a raptor center, botanical garden and an accredited museum.

Housing options include planned neighborhoods to large country tracts as well as townhouse and apartment options for professionals and students. You can find what you are looking for.

Public and private and alternative schools school are represented in the community, with opportunity for college credit courses for upper-grade students.

Sports draw spectators and participants from throughout the region. Besides those associated with the university, venues for public recreation -- highlighted by a sports comples and vast water park -- and numerous public parks and trails are readily accessible.