According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.2 square miles (19km2), of which, 6.5 square miles (17km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6km2) of it (8.79%) is water.
Winyah Bay was formed from a submergent or drowned coastline, i.e. the original rivers had a lower baseline, but either the ocean rose or the land sank, changing the landform and making a good location for a harbour. The rising of the ocean may have been due to melting of glacial ice at the end of the ice age.
Georgetown is located at the southwest corner of the town of Redding, the northwest corner of the town of Weston, the southeast corner of the town of Ridgefield, and the northeast corner of the town of Wilton. Georgetown residents officially live in and pay local taxes to one of these four towns, but typically identify themselves as living in Georgetown. Georgetown has its own fire district, which also serves the surrounding rural areas not traditionally included in Georgetown, and its own ZIP code (06829).
On April 9, 1987, the central portion of the village was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as the Georgetown Historic District. A map shows its approximate location within Georgetown. The historic district is an area of 90 acres (360,000m2) that includes the Gilbert and Bennett manufacturing plant, institutional housing built for the plant workers, and other private homes. The district includes portions of Georgetown in the towns of Redding and Wilton.
Cuando se le preguntó si la administración Trump haría algo para abordar el hecho de que Estados Unidos no respetara el acuerdo migratorio, un portavoz del Departamento de Estado dijo que la agencia aún está ofreciendo entrevistas consulares a los cubanos, pero solo si pueden pagarse un viaje a la Embajada de Estados Unidos en Georgetown, Guyana....