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 myrtles, 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!