Greensboro, Georgia, named for Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene, was home to Creek Indians and the cotton industry.
Madison, Georgia is notorious for being spared by General Sherman’s destructive march to the sea during the Civil War, and consequently possesses some of the most beautiful Antebellum homes.
Go fishing for largemouth bass, as has nearly twice the amount of bass as other middle Georgia lakes and is considered by many to be the best fishing lake in the Southeast.
On site is the award-winning Ritz-Carlton Lodge, a lakefront spa and resort ranked fifth in the world in the “Top 100 Golf Resorts” by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.
You could go antiquing in the multitude of shops in the area or enjoy a diverse choice of eateries, from the local dives to fine dining.
Or attend some continuing education courses at the university.
for her wedding venue, and Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers is often seen about town and has a home here.
Golf pro Annika Sorenstam recently opened her first retail shop in the area.
Alice Walker, a Pulitzer Prize winner known for her book The Color Purple and Joel Chandler Harris, author of the tales of There are small, updated airports in Greensboro and Madison, as well as larger airports in Augusta and Atlanta.