Meldrim is an unincorporated community in Effingham County, Georgia, United States, located about 17 miles northwest of Savannah. It is most likely named for Peter Meldrim, a nineteenth century politician, judge and army officer from Georgia.
It is the site of a paper mill, and is noted for a 1959 railway disaster.
- Geographical Dictionary of the World, p. 1150 (Heilprin and Heilprin, eds., Logos Press, 1990 reprint of 1906 original).
- Meldrim, Georgia
- Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 145. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
- International Paper Company
- Georgia Railway Disaster of 1959