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Welcome to Fort Stewart!

Fort Stewart, Georgia, is the home of the 3rd Infantry Division. Fort Stewart, along with Hunter Army Airfield, is a major military armored power projection combination located on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. This dynamic platform allows military units in the region to deploy rapidly throughout the world. 

Fort Stewart is the largest Army installation east of the Mississippi and is located in the small town of Hinesville, Georgia. Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield have earned the Army Community of Excellence Gold Award an unprecedented seven times. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Fort Stewart 

 

1) What city is Fort Stewart in?  

Fort Stewart is located in Hinesville, Georgia. 

 

2) Who is Fort Stewart named for?  

Fort Stewart was named in honor of General Daniel Stewart, a native of Liberty County who fought during the American Revolutionary War.

 

3) Is Fort Stewart near a beach? 

The closest beach to Fort Stewart is Tybee Island, about an hour away.

 

4)  How many gates does Fort Stewart have?  

Fort Stewart has 10 gates but not all of the gates are currently operating. Check the status of Stewart and Hunter gates here.

 

5) What is the zip code for Fort Stewart, Georgia? 

The zip code for Fort Stewart is 31314. Other nearby zip codes include 31313 and 31324.

 

6) What is the BAH for Fort Stewart? 

BAH for Fort Stewart ranges from $1428 for E-1 to $1773 for E-9 with dependents, and $1521  for O-1 to $2142 for O-7 with dependents. See the housing section for more info. 

 

Base Location and Information

Official site: Fort Stewart

 

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Fort Stewart is located at 1042 Wilson Ave #138, Fort Stewart, GA 31314. Fort Stewart is in southeast Georgia and covers 280,000 acres, with the large post stretching over five counties. Fort Stewart is located about 45 miles from Hunter Army Airfield. The installation’s workforce includes about 22,500 people, including 18,500 soldiers and 4,000 civilian workers and contractors.

 

Nearby cities include Richmond Hill, Ellabell, Hinesville, Midway, Pooler, and Savannah. Fort Stewart’s location has a small town feel, but also gives you access to all the amenities of historic Savannah, Georgia. Hinesville is a short distance from the Atlantic coastline and about 41 miles southwest of the city of Savannah.

 

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While stationed at Fort Stewart, you’ll have hot, humid weather for a good chunk of the year, which means air conditioning will be a must! You’ll find plenty to do during your time at Fort Stewart, whether you want to travel down the road to check out historic sites, head to the beach, make use of one of the area swimming pools, or enjoy fishing and hunting. 

Arrival Lodging 

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For reservations with children and pet-friendly rooms, it’s advised you contact the lodging office for the latest information.  

Fort Stewart Lodging contact info: 

Fort Stewart lodging site

Phone: 912-369-6962

Email: AMERFtStewartDVQReservations@ihg.com

 

Fort Stewart Housing 

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Military housing at Fort Stewart  is privatized and managed by Balfour Beatty Communities.  Homes have a variety of styles, including single-family, duplex, townhome, and apartments. Move-in ready rentals at Fort Stewart are available in two-, three-, four-, and five-bedroom floor plans in a variety of walkable, pet-friendly neighborhoods offering many amenities for Army families. 

Fort Stewart housing contact info: 

Fort Stewart Family Homes

Address: 50 Southern Oaks Drive, Building SO50, Fort Stewart,  GA 31315

Leasing Office: 912-408-2480 

 

Fort Stewart Off-Post Housing 

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Fort Stewart is located near Hinesville and Savannah with options to buy or rent. 

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Fort Stewart BAH 

The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a U.S. based allowance determined by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. It provides uniformed servicemembers compensation based on housing costs in local civilian housing markets when government quarters are not provided. Learn more about your Basic Allowance for Housing.

 

Some sample Fort Stewart BAH rates for zip code 31314:

 

  • E-1 with dependents: $1428 
  • E-1 without dependents: $1122
  • E-9 with dependents: $1773
  • E-9 without dependents: $1527
  • O-1 with dependents: $1521
  • O-1 without dependents: $1341
  • O-7 with dependents: $2142
  • O-7 without dependents: $1716

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Area Weather & Climate 

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The Fort Stewart area has hot, humid summers and short, cold winters. During the summer, you can expect regular thunderstorms and humidity. Major weather events in the area include flash floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and thunderstorms. Plan ahead for evacuation routes and places to shelter if needed. 

 

Fort Stewart Area Schools 

 

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Fort Stewart has 3 elementary schools on post, which fall under DODEA: Children in grades 7-12 attend schools off the installation. The Liberty County School System has two high schools, three middle schools, and eight elementary schools.

 

Fort Stewart school liaison officer contact info:

Garrison HQ Bldg 624           

Off Wilson Ave on Stewart

(912) 767-6533

 

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Support for Military & Families 

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For military spouses looking to further their employment while stationed at Fort Stewart,  top career fields in the area include healthcare, food prep, administrative, education, sales, production, installation and maintenance occupations. Top employers in the Fort Stewart area include the Army, SAIC, Federal Government, Interstate Paper Company, Chemtall Inc, Liberty Memorial Hospital, Walmart, West Telemarketing, and the City of Hinesville.

 

Wanting to volunteer during your time at Fort Stewart? Connect with these organizations!

Looking to further your education? Consider these options:

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Things to Do Near Fort Stewart 

 

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Start your explorations at Fort Stewart with these ideas!

 

Bryant Commons Park: This former homestead of Georgia State Senator Glenn E Bryant features 150 acres of greenspace perfect for social gathering, sports, festivals, dog walking, and more!

 

Veterans Memorial Walk: Located in Bryant Commons park, this paved walkway commemorates the rich military history of Liberty County. Enjoy a peaceful walking place to remember those who have fought for our country. 

 

The Ice Cream Stop: Find a wide variety of ice cream and treats, free ice cream for your doggies, and toy train tracks for kids to enjoy.

 

Midnight Star Pottery: This pottery studio lets you paint your own pottery, and also offers clay and glass fusing. Perfect for parties or a night out!

 

The Brickwall Cafe: Enjoy gourmet coffee, smoothies, and shakes.

 

Third Infantry Division Museum: Features more than 14,000 square feet of space. Exhibits include an interactive gallery showing the origins of Camp Stewart with its progression to Fort Stewart, a gallery presenting the history of the 3d Infantry Division, and portraits highlighting unit histories. 

 

Hinesville Farmers Market: Fresh, homegrown produce and agricultural products from local area growers.

 

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Base Address:

1042 Wilson Ave Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Fort Stewart , 31314-5152

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