261 West Plum Street,
Jesup GA 31545


Destination Wayne

Welcome to Wayne County, Georgia,
where nature and community coexist.

Residents and visitors choose Wayne County because of its beautiful natural surroundings.

The Altamaha River forms the northeast boundary of Wayne County and extends along its entire border. The river is undammed. It is designated one of the 75 Last Great Places on Earth by Nature Conservancy.

Little Satilla River

Little Satilla River in the southwestern part of the county forms the border with Pierce County for approximately 11 miles. Both rivers are protected river corridors and enjoyed by paddlers and anglers year-round.

Wildlife Management Areas

Four wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Wayne County – Little Satilla, Penholloway, Rogers Tract, and Sansavilla – provide thousands of acres for hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and picnicking.

Lake Kenerly

Ski competitions on Lake Kenerly attract national athletes, while Lake Grace, about 9 miles from Jesup, offers 250 acres of secluded fishing spots, excellent boating, swimming, waterskiing, picnicking, and camping experiences.

Wayne County Recreation Department

manages various parks, fishing lakes, recreation centers and ball fields, ensuring that youth and adults have ample opportunities to join sports teams, participate in classes and recreate solo, and with others for a healthier Wayne County.