Meet Milledgeville, the First Lady of Georgia

Bathed in an intoxicating mixture of magnolia and moonlight, her classic beauty is unsurpassed.

Founded in 1803, Milledgeville served as the capital of Georgia during the Civil War. Today our charming southern town boasts a hip college vibe that has an eclectic mix of locally owned shops and dining options. Hop aboard the trolley for a guided tour through the historic district, visit the c. 1839 Georgia’s Old Governor's Mansion, now a Smithsonian Affiliate, or kayak the Oconee River.

The Oconee Greenway
If you yearn for the beauty of sitting atop the waving waters, the Oconee River can be enjoyed by paddlers of all experience levels. Local outfitters will rent you a kayak for the half or full day as well as provide transportation to drop off and...

 

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Explore the Area
View an interactive map of attractions, restaurants and many more places you will want to see in Milledgeville. more...
Museum District
Walk beneath the shadows of the towering oaks though wrought iron gates that lead to magnificently preserved mansions, haunted historic sites and fascinating museums. more...
Our History
Our proud history began in 1803, when the state of Georgia searched for a site for its new capital. Because this area offered a central location and ample springs, it was... more...
Best BBQ in Milly
BBQ: a southern staple. Not to mention the mac and cheese, fried okra, collards, coleslaw and beans that come with. And with so many restaurants offering these tasty... more...
Lake Sinclair
With 15,330 acres of sparkling water, Lake Sinclair is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. more...
Photo Gallery
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Hungry for Something New?
Looking for where the locals go to eat around here? more...
Rose Hill
The centerpiece of Lockerly Arboretum, this 1852 Greek Revival home is open for tours. more...
24 Hours in Milly
Short on time? Here is your guide to 24 hours in Milledgeville. more...