Calhoun Historic High Country

History, adventure, arts and shopping abound in Calhoun/Gordon County. Step back in time at Ft. Wayne Civil War Historic Site, Resaca Battlefield Park and New Echota Cherokee Capital. Paddle the rivers and lakes, hike or bike the scenic trails, and tour one of the farms. Enjoy acclaimed entertainment at the GEM Theatre and Harris Arts Center, and marvel at the Folk Art Garden. Calhoun Premium Outlets and the unique boutiques in downtown Calhoun provide perfect shopping opportunities.
  • Calhoun Parks & Recreation

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  • Salacoa CreeK Park

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  • Calhoun's GEM Theatre

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  • Folk Art Garden

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  • Sonoraville Recreation Complex

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  • Calhoun Park

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  • Salacoa

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  • NERA River Paddle

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  • Battle of Resaca - photo by Full Circle Fotography

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  • Baxter Dean Fashion Runway Show

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  • I-75 Exit 312 - Welcome to Calhoun!

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  • Roland Hayes

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  • New Echota

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  • NERA Paddle

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  • Calhoun Premium Outlets

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  • Fields Ferry Golf Club

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  • Fort Wayne Civil War Historic Site

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  • Resaca Confederate Cemetery

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  • Roland Hayes Museum at Harris Arts Center

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The rolling hills of Calhoun/Gordon County are steeped in history and adventure. Step back 150 years to the Battle of Resaca and discover where much of the heaviest fighting occurred at the start of Sherman's Atlanta Campaign. Walk in the footsteps of the Cherokee Indians and see where the tragic "Trail of Tears" officially began. 

Paddle the rivers and lakes, hike or bike the scenic trails, and tour a local farm. If shopping is more your style, search the sales at Calhoun Premium Outlets, find unique souvenirs and gifts in Downtown Calhoun or stroll the seasonal farmers' markets. 

For the arts enthusiast, tour the Roland Hayes Museum and galleries at the Harris Arts Center, enjoy acclaimed entertainment at Calhoun's restored GEM Theatre, and marvel at the beauty of the Folk Art Garden.

Conveniently located between Atlanta and Chattanooga with six exits on I-75, Gordon County offers easy access to plentiful dining choices, entertainment, shopping and lodging.

Visitor Information Center

300 South Wall Street
Calhoun, GA 30701

I-75, about 1 hour north of Atlanta, exits 312 - 320.

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Phone: 706-625-3200

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