Lavonia Northeast Georgia Mountains

A few miles from Lake Hartwell, Lavonia boasts an original Carnegie library built in 1911. Head to Clem's Shoal Creek Music Park for live bluegrass, country and gospel. The folk-life play “The Land of Spirit,” performed semiannually, is a reflection of the area’ s heritage and culture. Tugaloo Park on Lake Hartwell offers camping, swimming, boating and fishing.
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This historic town is located a few miles from beautiful Lake Hartwell and is home of former Governor Ernest Vandiver.  Lavonia is the smallest city in the U.S. with an original Carnegie Library.  The downtown is filled with antique shops and delightful restaurants. A special place is Clem's Shoal Creek Music Park with live bluegrass, country and gospel entertainment for the whole family. The Folk Life play, The Land of Spirit Folk is performed each summer and fall by locals and is a reflection of the heritage and culture of the area.  It will make you laugh and cry all while touching your heart and reminding you what's most important in life.  Tugaloo Park sits on Hartwell Lake and offers camping and cabin rentals along with swimming, boating, and fishing.   Balloon Safaris International may be located in Lavonia, but they offer ballooning excursions in a number of different locations.

Visitor Information Center

1269 East Main Street
Lavonia, GA 30553

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Phone: 706-356-8202

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