HotelsHospitality and southern style can be found in Milledgeville from quaint Bed & Breakfast Inns to over 600 hotel rooms as well as spacious camp grounds. Whether you would like to meander on a white-columned porch while sipping a glass of ice tea or experience comfortable, inviting accommodations with just the right amount of amenities we have everything you need!
AttractionsBeneath the sun-dripped shade of towering oaks, Milledgeville still beckons travelers with impressive architecture, historic venues, a glistening lake, and an authentic arboretum. Stroll through our perfectly charming downtown, or take a trolley ride! Amongst the grand Antebellum homes lining the streets of Milledgeville there exists a wealth of cultural...
Outdoor ActivitiesMilledgeville has so much more than just historic homes and museums to offer. Rent a boat and tour beautiful Lake Sinclair or enjoy a peaceful afternoon of fishing. If your children are more adventurous, you can take a self-guided tour of Bartram Educational Forest. If the boys just want to be boys, send them off to play a round of golf and the girls can enjoy a...
Restaurants & DiningOur charming Mainstreet city offers dining options ranging from country rustic to southern elegance. Whether it is fried chicken or filet mignon, we can accommodate whatever your palate desires! Check out our selection of Milledgeville Georgia Restaurants.
Trolley TourMilledgeville's Trolley Tour is the best way to take in the town. A drive through the landmark historic district includes rotating visits to the Old State Capitol, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Lockerly Hall, and the Stetson-Sanford House. The trolley tour is available Monday - Friday at 10:00 AM and on Saturday at 2:00 PM. The cost is $12.00 for adults, $10 for seniors...
Voted one of the "Top 10 Places to Retire"
as part of Georgia's Lake Country
by Retire in Georgia Magazine!
Baldwin County is fortunate to celebrate all four seasons with an explosion of blooms in the Spring and the changing colors of our many oak trees, dogwoods, poplars, and fruit trees in the Fall. According to the weatherchannel.com, the average low temperature occurs in January (31oF) and the average high temperature occurs in July (97oF). Average rainfall is 3.88 days of rain each month.
Allied Arts: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Heritage Arts, Literary Arts, and Art Education
Milledgeville's Museum District: Blackbridge Hall Art Gallery; GCSU's Natural History Museum; The Museum at GCSU/Flannery O'Connor Room; Brown-Stetson-Sanford House; Georgia's Old Capital Museum; The Old Governor's Mansion; and the John Marlor Art Center & Allen's Market Building
Theatre: The Milledgeville Players, GCSU Town and Gown Series, GMC Theatre Productions, and Tales from the Back Stoop
Shopping: Downtown Milledgeville is home to several locally owned specialty stores including Grant's Jewelry Store, Harolds Ladies Ready to Wear and tuxedo rentals, antique stores (Auntie Bellum's Attic and Old Capitol Treasures), Baynes Army Store, Villane's, The Red Door, Charmed Day Spa and Cosmetics, The Folks Art, Initial This, The French Vill'edge (clothing boutique) and Ryal's Bakery (baked goods and decorating supplies).
Dining: From Southern Style Home Cooking to Italian or Chinese, Milledgeville has something to tempt every pallet: Amici Café, Blackbird Coffee, Sylvia's, Little Tokyo, Pickle Barrel, Choby's, Bojo's, The Brick, Buffington's, Kuroshima , Deano's Pizza, 119 Chops, Puebla's Mexican Restaurant, Metropolis Cafe, Midasweet, Pig In A Pit Barbecue, Barberitos, Aubri Lane's, and the Velvet Elvis.
State and Local Parks: Lockerly Arboretum, Heritage Memorial Park, the Oconee River Greenway and Riverwalk, Walter B. Williams Park, RockyCreek Park on Lake Sinclair, Little River Park Marina and Campground, Central Park, and Bartram Forest.
- Macon: 30 miles
- Athens: 80 miles
- Augusta: 90 miles
- Atlanta: 100 miles
- Savannah: 170 miles
- North Georgia Mountains: 100 miles
There are several local transportation opportunities to reach the Macon and Atlanta airports.
Visitation statistics: The numbers thus far in 2008 from the Convention and Visitors Bureau: 2014 visitors have signed the registration book at the CVB, the CVB has sponsored 266 group tours, local fishing tournaments had 22,272 participants, Andalusia had 1976 visitors, various recreational tournaments had 9750 visitors, 761 walk-ins, Georgia College and State University camps and conferences brought it 40,352 participants, the Old Governor's Mansion had 3367 visitors, South Creek Mud Boggin brought 1493 visitors, the Old Capital Museum had 8,251visitors.
Events and Festivals include: Deep Roots Festival, Christmas Parade, Milledgeville MarketPlace, Expo and Taste of Milledgeville and The Special Olympics.
- Antebellum Inn Bed and Breakfast - A newly restored c.1890 Greek Revival home in historic Milledgeville, Georgia. A gourmet breakfast is served after a good night's sleep.
- Franchises: Comfort Suites, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn Express, Quality Inn, Super 8 Motel, Fairfield Inn & Suites and Hampton Inn
Proximity to historical and cultural amenities:
- Jarrell Plantation, Gray, GA: 20 miles
- Ocmulgee National Monument, Macon, GA: 30 miles
- Tubman Museum of African American History, Macon, GA: 30 miles
- Sports Hall of Fame, Macon, GA: 30 miles
- Hay House, Macon, GA: 30 miles
- Uncle Remus Museum, Eatonton, GA: 15 miles
- Milledgeville and Baldwin County are part of Georgia's Antebellum Trail.
Stand-out dining establishments: In addition to the fantastic restaurants in downtown Milledgeville, there are many outstanding dining opportunities throughout Baldwin County: Sylvia's (Upscale Italian), Little Tokyo (Sushi and Hibachi), Lieu's Peking (Upscale Chinese), Kai Thai (Thai), Choby's (Prime Rib, Catfish, Piano Bar), Bo Jo's (Surf and Turf) and The Pickle Barrel (all-American food).
Proximity to lakes, oceans, mountains: Baldwin County is home to Lake Sinclair and the Oconee River. There are many sandy beaches along the Oconee River as well as along the banks of Lake Sinclair. However, for the ocean lovers, the beaches of Savannah are a mere three hours away. And you can be in the North Georgia Mountains within two hours.
Are there any public areas/zones with local or wide area internet access? If so, where and are they free or fee-based? Currently, some locations in downtown Milledgeville offer free wi-fi, but most do not. GCSU also offers a wi-fi campus, but users must have a login and password to access it. In 2007, Milledgeville received an $800,000 grant from the Georgia Technology Authority to install infrastructure for wireless Internet access in Milledgeville.
What types of availability for high speed access are there for residences (i.e. cable, satellite)? Charter cable service offers high-speed Internet access in addition to TV and phone service. Windstream also offers high-speed Internet access. There is also dishNetwork service in Milledgeville.
U. S. Census migration data for the period 1995-2000 indicated the region including Baldwin County had one of the highest net immigration levels in the state with an increase of 1474 persons aged 60 and older. The 2010 Census put the population of Milledgeville at 19,768. Since the 2000 Census, the population growth stands at 5%.
What is the age composition of your community? 16.0% under the age of 18, 20.9% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who are 65 years of age or older. In 2006, the age 55-74 households in Baldwin County numbered in the range of 2,501 and 5,000.
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