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Newton County

Newton County boasts diverse natural, cultural, and historic resources within 35 miles of Atlanta.  Each of Newton’s five municipalities has a distinct personality, all with southern, small town charm.

Culturally, Newton County is blessed with beautiful antebellum architecture, tree lined streets, a vibrant town square and a courthouse constructed in the Second Empire Style, said by some to be one of the most beautiful in the state; the symbol and “heart” of the county.  

Samples of the natural beauty of the region include three rivers- the Alcovy, Yellow and South Rivers come together at Lake Jackson and are the head waters for the Ocmulgee River.  Verdant and picturesque farms; Lake Varner, one of the best fishing reservoirs in Georgia; and Factory Shoals Park with beautiful shoals, camping, and the historic ruins of one of the original mill village.

The Newton County Area offers abundant quality higher education opportunities for every path from technical and trade to graduate programs.

With immediate access to Interstate 20 from the majority of our Industrial Parks, you have access to the ports, all the southeastern states and the world via Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, all within a day.

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