About Statesboro, Georgia

Established in 1803, Statesboro, Georgia started as a small trading outpost that provided basic necessities to local plantation owners. Following General William T. Sherman’s infamous March to the Sea during the Civil War, which helped to bring an end to the war and secession of the South, Statesboro joined the remainder of the South in the Reconstruction.

Today, Statesboro is well-known as the county seat of Bulloch County and one of the largest major cities in Southeastern Georgia. Located about 50 miles north of Savannah, Statesboro enjoys a humid subtropical climate, with the lowest temperatures ranging in the mid- to high 30’s during the winter months and highs in the 90s during the summer months.

Known as a leader in education, healthcare and industry, Statesboro is home to one of Georgia’s largest universities with Georgia Southern University, East Georgia Regional Medical Center, and a variety of industrial facilities including ThermoKing, Briggs & Stratton, and the world’s largest Wal-Mart Distribution Center.

Beacon Place Statesboro- luxury apartments


Though Statesboro brings in thousands of students who attend Georgia Southern University, it is also a mecca for professionals who work in various industries. Beacon Place Statesboro is a non-student community located near Veterans Memorial Parkway between the local college hangouts and the main commercial area of town.

Popular affordable restaurants near Beacon Place include:

  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Seasons of Japan
  • Holiday Pizza
  • Chicken Salad Chick
  • Dingus Magee’
  • El Sombrero
  • Zaxby’s Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings (founded right here in Statesboro!)

If you’re looking for something a little more upscale than these places, you’ll want to head over to:

  • Soyumi Asian Kitchen
  • Orchid Asian Restaurant
  • The Boiling Shrimp
  • The Beaver House
  • Del Sur
  • Statesboro Millhouse Steakhouse

Of course, you can always find your favorite fast food joint, and Statesboro doesn’t lack pizza delivery! A local favorite is Hungry Howie’s, but Domino’s, Papa John’s, Papa Murphy’s, Pizza Hut and Little Caesar’s all have locations that deliver throughout the city. Make sure to check out local pizza joints Nonna Picci, Primos Italian Kitchen, and Your Pie.

For sweet treats, head over to Sugar Magnolia Bakery & Cafe.

nighttime view of Beacon Place Statesboro


It’s no secret that Statesboro is full of exciting nightlife opportunities for both professionals and college students seeking to let loose. Top nightlife entertainment venues include:

  • Southern City Lounge
  • Eagle Creek Brewing Company
  • Gnat’s Landing
  • Southern Social
  • Southern Billiards and Burgers

Make sure to schedule a trip (or several!) to the Performing Arts Center on Georgia Southern’s campus for a variety of cultural and musical events.


Statesboro, Georgia offers Beacon Place residents fairly standard grocery store options, such as Walmart, Food World and Aldi.

Local options include Mighty Man Fresh Produce, Franklin’s Citrus Farm, and the Herb Shop & Organic foods. Statesboro may be eligible for grocery delivery from online services, so you’ll want to make sure to check your address upon move in.


While being well-known as a college town, Statesboro offers professionals an exciting and booming economy to join. Beacon Place Statesboro is perfectly set up to accommodate professionals and families with our single-story, 1 or 2 bedroom garden homes that create a unique, small community feel.

Our upscale non-student community offers residents luxury amenities, such as:

  • Resort-style saltwater pool
  • Bamboo studio for yoga, pilates, and more
  • Cybercafe with free wifi and coffee bar
  • Attached garages with every unit
  • Washer and dryer in every unit
  • And more!

Schedule a viewing at Beacon Place Statesboro to see how luxurious living in Statesboro, Georgia can be. We look forward to meeting you and helping you find your new Statesboro home!


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