The city of Euharlee, just west of Cartersville, is home to one of the oldest covered bridge in Georgia, as well as a picturesque 1850s village. Its signature bridge, on the National Register of Historic Sites, is open daily.
Other sites to explore include the Blacksmith Shop, Black Pioneers Cemetery, Euharlee Welcome Center & History Museum, Grist Mill Ruins adjacent to the covered bridge, and the Granary. Also see the Calaboose, where chicken theives and other petty criminals were housed back in the day, Obsorne Park along Euharlee Creek, and Joe Cowan Park on Euharlee Five Forks Rd.
The name Euharlee is derived from a well-known Indian name "Eufaula" and means "she laughs as she runs." The area has been continuously occupied since 800 BCE and contains archeological traces of earlier civilizations.
Euharlee was settled in the 1830s and was first known as Burge's Mill. In 1852, it became incorporated as Euharleyville. In 1870, a new charter was enacted, changing the name to Euharlee.
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30 Burge's Mill Road
Euharlee, GA 30145
FROM ATLANTA: I-75 north to Cartersville, Exit 288, left on Main Street/Hwy 113. Follow signs for Hwy 113 to Euharlee Road (approx. 7 miles.) Turn right, drive approx. 6.5 miles to Covered Bridge Road. Turn left, drive 1 mile to the Covered Bridge and Euharlee Historic District.Visit Website
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Euharlee’s Historic District abounds with history you can hear, see, and touch. The name Euharlee is derived from the Cherokee word Eufaula. It describes the sound made by the flowing creek running through Euharlee and means “she laughs as she runs.