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Villa Rica Historic High Country

Villa Rica's Pine Mountain Gold Museum offers a day packed with gold and gem panning, museum tour, and 3 miles of walking trails highlighting original parts of the gold processing! Historic downtown Villa Rica is your next stop for great shops and restaurants. At the Lamar Moody Recreation Center, a lake and small pond offer you waterside relaxation.
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Located just 35 mile west of downtown Atlanta, Villa Rica is conveniently located just off Interstate 20. Villa Rica can boast the first Gold Strike in the United States as well as being home to Coca-Cola legend Asa Candler and Gospel Music founder Thomas A. Dorsey. Experience the feel of an old mercantile or stroll along our raised sidewalks, dotted with Crepe Myrtle’s, and choose from a variety of shops and restaurants. Enjoy our Historic Downtown with its authentic architecture and be sure to stop by and view the architecture of Wick’s Tavern the oldest commercial structure in West Georgia. No matter what you’re looking for, you can still discover gold in Villa Rica, Georgia!

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571 West Bankhead Highway
Villa Rica, GA 30180

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Phone: 678-840-1212

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