Mount Airy was established in 1874 when a station on the Richmond and Danville Railroad was built at the highest elevation between New Orleans and New York. Founded and developed by Colonel M.C. Wilcox, a railroad promoter who moved here from Knoxville, Tenn., the site overlooked the whole range of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Northeast Georgia. Located in Habersham County, the community was named for its elevation of 1,545 feet.
Mt. Airy is a town with a fascinating history, wonderful churches and historic places. The residents of Mt. Airy have a great deal of pride in their town, which is a thriving community with beautiful residential areas and a hometown atmosphere.
Visitor Information Center
869 Dick's Hill Parkway
Mt. Airy, GA 30563
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1842 Inn Brochure
Perfect for intimate weddings, social events and corporate gatherings. Or simply enjoy a relaxing, romantic getaway to discover Macon’s many treasures.
2,000 Union Soldiers In South Georgia
A Museum dedicated to peace and harmony was the dream of the founder of Fitzgerald, Georgia’s Blue & Gray Museum. The vision was based on the story of the founding of the city by Yanks and Rebs in 1896 - thirty years after the Civil War – former enemies who worked side-by-side to create a community