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

  • Booth Western Art Museum Exhibit

    Booth Western Art Museum Exhibit

    04/03/2015 - 05/27/2015

    Bring out the cowboy boots for Arts Clayton Gallery's exhibit featuring a collection from the Booth Western Art Museum. The collection will be on display from April 3 through May 27. Enjoy a preview party on May 1, 2015, and enjoy tasty treats while walking around the gallery admiring the collection on display.

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  • Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    05/08/2015 - 05/08/2015

    Add a little history and heritage to your lunch hour by attending the Georgia Archives Lunch and Learn lecture series. Take an hour at lunch and join in the discussion of the month. This month, Dr. Roland Welmaker, Sr., Manager of Technical Services/Archivist of the Morehouse School of Medicine discusses The Collections and Holdings of Morehouse School of Medicine.

    Feel free to bring lunch into the lecture.   

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  • Opening Day at The Beach

    Opening Day at The Beach

    05/23/2015 - 05/23/2015

    Opening Day means summer is right around the corner. Celebrate Opening Day 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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  • Beach Opening Day

    Beach Opening Day

    05/23/2015 - 05/23/2015

    Opening Day means summer is right around the corner. Celebrate Opening Day at The Beach with live entertainment and fireworks at dusk. Make a splash in the water and start creating those summer memories with family and friends.

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  • Quarterly Lecture

    Quarterly Lecture

    06/06/2015 - 06/06/2015

    Come to the Georgia Archives for their Quarterly Lecture series and dig a little deeper into Genealogy this month. Speakers include Susan Sloan and Ken Thomas among others.   

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  • Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    06/12/2015 - 06/12/2015

    Add a little history and heritage to your lunch hour by attending the Georgia Archives Lunch and Learn lecture series. Take an hour at lunch and join in the discussion of the month. This month, Brian Tucker, State Archaeologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Historic Preservation Division discusses Digging Georgia. 

    Feel free to bring lunch into the lecture.   

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  • OurSong: The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chorus Concert

    OurSong: The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chorus Concert

    06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

    Dedicated to performing high-quality music while celebrating the uniqueness of gay and lesbian experience, OurSong provides a visible presence in Atlanta and positive voice for its LGBTQA communities. Singing music both serious and light-hearted, OurSong enriches the lives of its members and its audiences alike.

    This performance begins at 8:15 pm.   

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  • Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

    Are you a fan of fishing or have one in your family? Enjoy a day of fishing on the Upper Lake at Clayton County International Park while trying to catch the heaviest catfish or bass (prizes awarded). Please bring your own bait and equipment. Open to all ages.   

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  • 4th of July at The Beach

    4th of July at The Beach

    07/04/2015 - 07/04/2015

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

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  • Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    07/10/2015 - 07/10/2015

    Add a little history and heritage to your lunch hour by attending the Georgia Archives Lunch and Learn lecture series. Take an hour at lunch and join in the discussion of the month. This month, Leslie M. Harris discusses Slavery and Freedom in Savannah.

    Feel free to bring lunch into the lecture.   

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  • Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015

    Are you a fan of fishing or have one in your family? Enjoy a day of fishing on the Upper Lake at Clayton County International Park while trying to catch the heaviest catfish or bass (prizes awarded). Please bring your own bait and equipment. Open to all ages.   

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  • Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    08/01/2015 - 08/01/2015

    Are you a fan of fishing or have one in your family? Enjoy a day of fishing on the Upper Lake at Clayton County International Park while trying to catch the heaviest catfish or bass (prizes awarded). Please bring your own bait and equipment. Open to all ages.   

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  • Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    08/14/2015 - 08/14/2015

    Add a little history and heritage to your lunch hour by attending the Georgia Archives Lunch and Learn lecture series. Take an hour at lunch and join in the discussion of the month. This month, hear the Asian Pacific American Historical Society discuss Genealogical Research for Asian Pacific Americans. 

    Feel free to bring lunch into the lecture.   

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