The small college town of Statesboro is home to Georgia Southern University. It’s known for the song written by Blind Willie McTell and its nearby farms. It has a population of about 30,000 and the downtown area features a number of revitalized historic buildings. It once was the world leader in cotton production. Today there is a weekly farmer’s market and art museum.
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Caroline Eubanks is the editor of this website, a Lowell Thomas award-winning travel writer, and the author of This Is My South: The Essential Travel Guide to the Southern States. Her stories from the South have appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Afar, Thrillist, Roads and Kingdoms, and BBC Travel.
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