In 1826 a city was established at the base of the Appalachian Mountains. Today, this city is called Carrollton and is located in Georgia, in the United States of America, working as a county seat for Caroll County. Carrollton has always been the center of commerce and culture, a strong influence not only for Caroll County but also for Georgia County and Alabama County. In present time, Carrollton has a population of 25.000 people living in its area of 20 squared miles and is the home of University of West Georgia. If you visit this lovely city, take into consideration to visit some of its hot spots.
Top Attractions within Carrollton
John Tanner State Park is a gorgeous park with a lake and a beach and a swimming place within the area of Carrollton. If you are not a fan of sunbathing and swimming, try jogging or power walking on the special made tracks.
Adamson Square was named to honor congressman William Charles Adamson. The square is the downtown area of Carrollton, a place with great restaurants and coffee shops like the popular Corner Cafe, the Alley Cat, Plates on a Square and Gallery Row Coffee Shop.
Horton's Books and Gifts was recently certified as the oldest bookstore in Georgia. It was established in 1892 and is the oldest business that started in Carrollton.
Carrollton Cultural Arts Center is the home of arts and the host of a pair of important events for Carrollton's culture and education - Mecca Fest and Arts and Crafts Festival, both held in October.
Historic Banning Mills is a conservation center really close to Carrollton, established in the memory of the thriving mill community that once existed there. This Carrollton attraction also has a resort, attracting tourists from Georgia and the neighboring counties - Georgia and Alabama.