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Georgia's First Congressional District is comprised of 17 counties in Southeast Georgia. The First District includes all of Georgia’s coast, extends west to Moody Air Force Base, and then northeast to Rincon.

Counties in the First District include: Bacon, BrantleyBryan, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Echols, Effingham (part), Glynn, Liberty, Long, Lowndes (part), McIntosh, Pierce, Ware, and Wayne.

From Georgia pines and massive oaks with hanging Spanish moss, to the marshes, river inlets and ocean, the First District has an abundance of natural beauty. The First District is rich with historic sites, cozy rural communities and farms, and the southern hospitality of warm-hearted people espousing old-fashioned family values.

The First District Has:

Georgia's coastline, including the Golden Isles of St. Simons Island (home of historic Fort Frederica National Monument), Tybee Island, Jekyll Island State Park, and Sea Island (home of the "5-star" resort hotel The Cloister).  Also, the Sapelo Island Reserve as well as the Cumberland Island National Seashore and many miles of beautiful marshes.

FLETC, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, at Glynco (outside Brunswick) is the training facility for more than 70 federal law enforcement agencies including the Capitol police force, Secret Service, White House police and DEA.

The Okefenokee Swamp, the largest swamp in North America and one of America's most fascinating natural areas.

There are four military bases in the district:
In total, Georgia has more than 80 public and private colleges, universities, and technical colleges across the state. Below are the eight colleges, universities and technical colleges within the First District.
Helpful links:
Interactive map of the First District of Georgia
US Census Report for the First District of Georgia
Georgia State, County and City Links
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Congressman Jack Kingston on MSNBC's Morning Joe