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Installation Overview -- Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, Georgia

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Installation Overview -- Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, Georgia

Kings Bay borders the cozy historic town of St. Marys, Georgia, in Camden County. Camden County lies in the southeastern corner of Coastal Georgia, just north of the Florida border. The main towns in Camden County are St. Marys, Kingsland and Woodbine. Woodbine, eighteen miles northeast of the Base, is the county seat. Kings Bay is approximately three miles from Georgia State Highway 40; five miles from Interstate 95; and 30 miles north of the Jacksonville, Florida Airport.

You can reach the Naval Submarine Base by Interstate 95. You may take Exits 1, 3, or 6. Exit 1 takes you down St. Marys Road and ends at the Franklin Gate. From Exit 3, take Georgia State Route 40 east to St. Marys and turn east onto Kings Bay Road, which ends at Stimson Gate. The 6 Exit also leads to Kings Bay Road and to the Stimson Gate.

For those traveling by air, the closest airport is Jacksonville International Airport, located in Jacksonville, FL. The airport is approximately 35 miles south of the base, down Interstate 95. Cab fare from the airport is approximately $40.00. Contact your Command Sponsor for arranging transportation from the airport to the installation.

For those traveling by rail, AMTRAK has a terminal located in Jacksonville, FL., approximately 45 miles south of the base, down Interstate 95. Cab fare from the train station is approximately $50.00. Contact your Command Sponsor for arranging transportation from the train station to the installation.

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