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A Taste of Brunswick, Georgia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BRUNSWICK?

  1. Brunswick is the major urban and economic center in southeastern Georgia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 15,383.

  2. The city traces its roots to its 1738 settlement as a tobacco plantation by British colonists and a southern buffer to Spanish Florida. It came under provincial control in 1771 and was founded as Brunswick after the duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg in Germany, the ancestral home of the Hanoverians. It was officially incorporated in 1856.

  3. Brunswick is near Jacksonville, Florida, and Savannah, Georgia. With a deepwater port, Brunswick supports thriving seafood and shipping industries. Naval stores, pulp and wood products, bulk cargoes, and tourism are prominent in the local economy.

  4. The Port of Brunswick forms a vital part of the city's economy. It is recognized as one of the most productive ports on the East Coast and is the sixth-busiest automobile port in the United States; it is the primary export facility for two of the three United States traditional automotive manufacturers: Ford and General Motors. In addition, the port is also the primary export facility for Mercedes-Benz. The port serves as the central import facility for Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Porsche, and Volvo.

  5. Tourism is the single largest industry in the city and the county. Brunswick and the Golden Isles are a year-round resort community. The islands' beaches, resorts, shops, and historic sites annually attract visitors from around the world. President George W. Bush hosted the G8 summit in 2004 on Sea Island.

  6. The median income for a household in the city was $22,272, and the median income for a family was $28,564.

Radio Stations:
WECC 89.3 FM Folkston, GA Christian Contemporary
W212BY (WJEP) 90.3 FM Brunswick, GA Christian Contemporary
WBGA 92.7 FM Saint Simons Island, GA Urban Contemporary
WEAS 93.1 FM Springfield, GA Hip Hop
WJBT 93.3 FM Callahan, FL Hip Hop
WQBT 94.1 FM Savannah, GA Hip Hop
WAPE 95.1 FM Jacksonville, FL Top-40
WSOL 101.5 FM Brunswick, GA Urban Contemporary
WZAT 102.1 FM Tybee Island, GA Sports
W279BC (WSFN) 103.7 FM Brunswick, GA Sports
WSFN 790 AM Brunswick, GA Sports
WGIG 1440 AM Brunswick, GA News/Talk
WMOG 1490 AM Brunswick, GA Sports

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Demographics of Brunswick, Georgia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

36.41%

59.81%

0.27%

0.35%

1.82%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Brunswick, Georgia

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Businesses in Brunswick, Georgia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. All Peoples Hairstylist -  Category: Hair Salons -  6110 Altama Avenue Suite 2 Brunswick, Georgia 31525 (912) 264-1644

  2. A Perfect You -  Category: Hair Salons -   5099 Altama Avenue Brunswick, Georgia (912) 617-3070

  3. Brothers & Sisters Barber Shop -  Category: Barber -   1624 4th St Apt C Brunswick, Georgia 31520 (912) 267-1254

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Sackcloth & Satches -  Category: Shopping -   We are a company that specialize in hand painted tote bags and leather hand bags. We are able to produce bags for your events with your company logo.   - P.O. BOX 2043 Brunswick, Georgia (912) 571-6914  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: American, Southern/Soul -   211 Warren Mason Blvd. Brunswick, GA 31520 (912) 267-7905

  2. Georgia Pig -  Category: BBQ -   2712 Us Highway 17 S Brunswick, GA 31523 (912) 264-6664

  3. Grandy's -  Category: BBQ -   3451 Cypress Mill Rd Brunswick, GA 31520 (912) 264-3700

  4. Indigo Coastal Shanty -  Category: Caribbean, Southern/Soul, International -  1402 Reynolds St. Brunswick, GA 31520 (912) 265-2007

  5. Jerk Shack -  Category: Caribbean -  5421 Altama Avenue Brunswick, GA 31525 (912) 289-2984

  6. Ole Times Country Buffet -  Category: Buffet -  655 Scranton Rd. Brunswick, GA 31520 (912) 264-1693

  7. Right On Q BBQ -  Category: Barbecue, Southern/Soul, American -  2809 Glynn Avenue Brunswick, GA 31520 (912) 264-0047   - (visit website)

  8. Shane's Rib Shack -  Category: Barbecue -  315 Village At Glynn Pl Brunswick, GA 31525 (912) 264-4227  - (visit website)

  9. Zaxby's -  Category: Buffet -  126 Altama Connector Brunswick, GA 31525 (912) 554-0580

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Amos Easton (May 7, 1905 – June 8, 1968), better known by the stage name Bumble Bee Slim, was an American Piedmont blues musician. Easton was born in Brunswick, Georgia, United States.

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CHURCHES



  1. City of Refuge Mission Church of God in Christ -  1005 Albernie Street Brunswick, GA (912) 265-5352

  2. Payne Chapel AME Church -  2200 Albany Street, Brunswick, GA 31520-8747 (912) 261-9555

  3. Resurrection Cogic -  800 L Street, Brunswick, GA 31520-8715 (912) 267-6484

  4. St Paul Ame Church -  1520 Wolfe St, Brunswick, GA 31520-6834 (912) 264-2734

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Emerald Princess Casino / Cruise Ship -  Category: Casino / Cruises -  One Gisco Point Dr. Brunswick GA 31521 (912) 265-3558  - (visit website)

  2. Legends Sports Bar & Grill -  Category: Entertainment -  4441 Altama Ave Brunswick, GA 31520 (912) 280-0450  - (reviews)

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