Atlanta Metro / Jonesboro

Clayton County Visitor Center

104 North Main Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236

770-478-4800 | 800-662-7829
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Make your first stop in Clayton County Visitor Center to gather information, maps or event calendars. While you're there, tour the Road to Tara Museum and purchase souvenirs from the gift shop featuring "Gone With the Wind" items, regional food and gifts. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Designations

    Regional Visitor Information Center Program-Certified Welcome Centers

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Information/Services Provided

    Maps/Brochures/Guides, Welcome Center

    Service Type

    Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB)

Events

  • Opening Weekend at The Beach

    Opening Weekend at The Beach

    05/27/2017 - 05/29/2017

    Celebrate Opening Weekend at The Beach splashing around in the water and having fun on the slides. Enjoy live entertainment and fireworks at dusk (around 9 p.m.). Start creating those summer memories at The Beach.

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  • Smokey and The Bandit Tribute Revisited - 40 Years Later

    Smokey and The Bandit Tribute Revisited - 40 Years Later

    06/02/2017 - 07/27/2017

    40 years ago Smokey and The Bandit hit movie theaters across the country and became a favorite film for many. Arts Clayton Gallery, the location of the exhibit, even played a role in the movie. Come see the memorabilia on display and remember your favorite scenes from the movie.   

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  • 2nd Annual Genealogy Picnic

    2nd Annual Genealogy Picnic

    06/10/2017 - 06/10/2017

    Join us for the Summer Genealogy Picnic at the Georgia Archives on Saturday, June 10, from 9:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public! A traditional summer sandwich lunch will be available for a donation. Speakers will give talks on using the Georgia Archives research materials and the newest research tools. There will be time for individual research from 3-5 p.m. assisted by the Georgia Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

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  • July 4th Holiday Weekend at The Beach

    July 4th Holiday Weekend at The Beach

    07/01/2017 - 07/04/2017

    Stay local this 4th of July and have fun in the sun at Clayton County International Park all weekend long. Splash around in the water, zip down the slides and let your kids play in the kids area. Live entertainment will be throughout the day and fireworks start at dusk. Sounds like a great time!   

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  • Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    07/14/2017 - 07/14/2017

    Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt, Certified Genealogist®, will present "About That Native American Grandmother: Clues That Help & Hinder Our Family Stories." She will discuss three families who had Native American ancestral stories, including a family identified as black vs. Cherokee, and what clues can help determine the credibility of those stories.

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  • Through the Eyes of an Architect

    Through the Eyes of an Architect

    08/01/2017 - 09/29/2017

    Join us for the exhibit, Through the Eyes of an Architect by Architectural Artist Paul Muldawer at Arts Clayton, August 1 to September 29, 2017, in Jonesboro, Ga.

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  • Victorian Mourning Tours

    Victorian Mourning Tours

    08/01/2017 - 08/31/2017

    The custom of mourning was elevated to an art form during the Victorian Period. The elaborate mourning rituals illustrate the values placed on the family, social convention and respectability. Take a tour and learn the ways of "mourning well."

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  • Wetlands & Watershed Festival

    Wetlands & Watershed Festival

    10/07/2017 - 10/07/2017

    Hosted at the 32-acre Newman Wetlands Center, this festival includes eco exhibits, live animal exhibits, guided wetlands' tours, nature crafts, a scavenger hunt, storytelling and a photo walk. For more information, visit www.ccwa.us or call 770-603-5606.

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