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Savannah Metro Area

Including Savannah, Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, Beaufort, Statesboro, Hinesville, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon, Garden City, and 38 other towns.

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The coastal Georgia city of Savannah lies across the Savannah River from South Carolina with beautiful antebellum architecture, manicured parks, and horse-drawn carriages. The historic district is marked by cobblestone streets, magnolia blossoms, and Spanish moss-covered oak trees and is home to landmarks such as the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. The Southeastern Bank opened in Savannah in 1889 and is still providing residents with financial needs today as are many other notable institutions.

There are 27 banks and 16 credit unions headquartered in the city of Savannah. Among them one will find The Heritage Bank, Palmetto State Bank, Coastal State Bank, and First Chatham Bank. Residents will find financial institutions that can help them with their financial needs throughout life. Lending options include student, home, and auto loans as well as refinancing options that lower monthly costs. Families will find Savannah banks that are able to help with college funds and student loans for their children, and retirees can take advantage of retirement accounts and investments that will keep them financially secure.

Everyday banking needs like checking and savings accounts and check cashing services can be fulfilled in the numerous Savannah banks and credit unions. There are approximately 370 branches spread throughout the Savannah area that come from more than 65 banks and 20 credit unions. These along with the city’s ATMs and online banking procedures make it easy for individuals to take care of all of their banking needs when it is convenient for them.

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