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Folkston Funeral Homes

  • Location of Folkston, Georgia


    Folkston is also known as: Charlton County / Folkston city.


    The 2010 census count was 2,502, and increase of 14. 9%. Folkston was founded on August 19, 1911. The city was named in honor of William Brandon Folks, M. D. , a prominent physician and surgeon in his day. In the years 1925 - 1927, many new and commodious residences were built and several modern brick buildings were erected, including the Citizen Bank Block, the new Masonic Temple building, a new grammar-school building and a new courthouse. Shortly after its creation, the village of Folkston was incorporated as a town government and functioned as a town until the year 1911 when the area was incorporated as the city of Folkston. For a number of years, the city of Folkston was the self-proclaimed "Marriage Capital of the World". The city embraced this nickname because Floridians who could not endure their state's waiting period before tying the knot would cross the state line to wed. Folkston is located at 30°50′4″N 82°0′17″W / 30. 83444°N 82. 00472°W / 30. 83444; -82. 00472 (30. 834437, -82. 004829). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has...

    There is currently 1 funeral home listing for the city of Folkston, Georgia.

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  • Boss Bailey (american football player) was born in Folkston.

    Interesting Facts

    Some of the notable people born here have been: Boss Bailey (american football player), and Justin Mincey (football player).

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Shepard Funeral Home
600 Oak St Send flowers
Folkston, GA 31537