Community

We are delighted that you would like to experience Waycross-Ware County. We welcome you to the gateway of Southeast Georgia and the Okefenokee Swamp and invite you to visit our area’s natural beauty and most of all, our friendly people.

We know you will enjoy either a visit or permanent stay in our community, because not only is Waycross-Ware County the right place for work and play, but we also offer an exciting array of retail stores to accommodate any of your needs, from recreation, to clothing, to household goods, to building materials and much more. We have several restaurants to entice your taste buds and unique gift shops to provide the perfect gift for yourself and others!

Waycross’ historical downtown area features older homes, churches, retail and office buildings, along with the local flavor of several restaurants.

Our emphasis on quality leadership in government, the variety of businesses, and a dedicated work force help makeWaycross-Ware County the perfect place to live and work. Schools in our community stand by the slogan “Ware County: A Great Place to Go to School”. This is a commitment to the community from the Ware County School System that the public schools in Ware County will measure up. South Georgia State College and Coastal Pines Technical College are key elements in the educational and cultural climate of Waycross-Ware County.

Waycross-Ware County now has the Mayo Health Clinic, offering not only the best in medical services, but adds that extra personal touch that is so necessary during the healing process.

As community leaders, we pursue the best quality of life for all our citizens. Waycross provides the best in community services. We also provide a variety of worship choices.