On the first pages of the novel "Gone With The Wind", the small community of Clayton County is written into history. Margaret Mitchell set her literary classic here because the stories of Clayton County's past were what inspired the people and places at the heart of her novel. Now known as the Official Home of Gone With The Wind, thousands of visitors travel here seeking Scarlett O'Hara and mythical Tara. Be captivated by a restored plantation, delighted by the historic bus tours and fascinated by the Road to Tara Museum. Discover the natural beauty of our parks, fishing reservoirs and award-winning golf facilities. Enjoy family fun at The Beach, a six- acre lake and an outdoor area featuring hiking, biking, tennis and volleyball, that was formerly a venue for the 1996 Olympic Games. Clayton County is a great choice if you are flying in or out of Atlanta. It is home to Atlanta’s airport and is easily accessible via Interstates 75, 85 and 285. Come experience real southern hospitality in Atlanta's True South. Visit our website for complete information on local attractions, online hotel reservations, calendar of events and special offers.