Griffin


 Spalding County

A Georgia Main Street City

 


Located south of Atlanta, 12 minutes off Interstate 75, Exit 205 (Highway 16 West). Griffin-Spalding's growing area blends the new and modern with a proud historic past. Tree-lined streets accentuate beautiful Southern-styled homes. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Griffin features a remarkably intact old downtown district that has completed four phases of a streetscape beautification project.

Attractions

Historic self-guided tour of downtown Griffin -- brochures available at Chamber of Commerce and Main Street office

Stonewall Confederate Cemetery

Outlet shops

Downtown Antique Stores, Unique Restaurants and Specialty Shops

Outdoor recreation: City Park which includes an 18-hole public golf course and Wyomia Tyus Olympic Park

Georgia Experiment Station Research and Education Gardens (Contact: 770-229-3367)

Festivals

Great Griffin Mayfling Arts and Crafts Festival -- first weekend in May

Taste of Downtown Griffin -- first Thursday in May and October

Other Events

Fourth of July Parade and Celebrations

Downtown Christmas Open House J first Saturday in December

Christmas Parade J first Sunday in December

For additional information please call or write:

Main Street Griffin: P.O. Box T, Griffin, GA 30224; (770) 228-5356; FAX:770-229-6630 e-mail: cbyrd@griffinpower.org

Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce; P.O. Box 73, Griffin, GA 30224; (770) 228-8200 FAX:770.228.8031; e-mail: griffincoc@mindspring.com

 

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