Lamar County


Visit this historic town and see beautiful mansions built by the Buggy Barons of the 1800?s. Explore the antique stores and sample delicious candy made by local candy companies, using locally grown pecans. Barnesville is located a short fifteen minute drive West of I-75. From Atlanta, take Exit 201 (S.R. 36).


Walking/driving tour of Victorian homes

Gachet House-site of visits by three presidents

Confederate Cemetery

Old Jail Museum

Gordon College

Farm Tours

Redbone Hunting Preserve

Cut your own Christmas tree farm

B. Lloyd's and Swint's candy stores



Barnesville Buggy Days-third weekend of September

Other Events

Illumination Celebration -- Thanksgiving Eve

Buggython Road Race -- 3rd Saturday in September

For additional information please call or write:

Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce; P.O. Box 506, Barnesville, GA 30204; (770) 358-2732; FAX: 770.358.0006; e-mail:


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