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Historic Washington, Georgia (Wilkes County)

Historic Washington, Georgia (Wilkes County)

Welcome To Downtown Washington, Ga

 

We’re excited you’re here and eager to share with you everything about our special community. With more antebellum homes per capita than any other city in the United States, Historic Washington-Wilkes is one of the South’s best kept secrets. It truly is the epitome of a Southern small town complete with charm, beauty and of course Southern hospitality.  There is so much in Washington for you to discover and experience.  Be it that you are driving in or flying in to our recently expanded airport… we can’t wait to see you.

And ohhh the stories you’ll learn at our 3 House Museums & Historic Sites: Click photos for more information.

The Washington Historical Museum   ca 1835
Washington Museum

Callaway Plantation   ca 1780
Callaway Plantation

The Robert Toombs House    ca 1797
Robert Toombs House

The Revolutionary Battlefield of Kettle Creek  ca 1779
with 5 miles of hiking trails & interpretive kiosks

The Mary Willis Library  ca 1889
Recently voted The Most Beautiful Library in the State.  Tiffany stained glass windows.

CLICK PHOTO FOR OUR HISTORY

 

Though we are proud of our history, our present has just as much to offer.
Our Downtown is filled wth passionate local business owners bringing you a variety of shops and services…..and wait til you “taste” Washington!  From authentic French Mediterranean, to hand tossed Italian Pizza; from fresh baked pies and cakes, to Shrimp & Grits

And nowhere knows how to celebrate like Washington!  Be sure to join us for our many Annual Events such as Mule Day – Southern Heritage Festival and our celebration of the Patriots’ Victory at the Revolutionary Battle of Kettle Creek.  Check out our Monthly Calendar for everything from Concerts & Movies on the Square to Candlelight Shopping & Snow on The square.

(CLICK THE PHOTO FOR OUR CALENDAR)
Washington EVENTS

WELCOME, NEIGHBOR TO HISTORIC WASHINGTON, GA….AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.  If you are looking to move here this little video will give you some insite into the vitality of Washington and the commitment of its volunteers, leaders and employees to make it the best it can be…. Washington, Ga – A Place To Call Home


FOLLOW THESE LINKS TO READ & HEAR TODAY’S LOCAL NEWS
            WLOV



Just a sampling of the shops, restaurants & smiles of waiting for you in Historic Downtown Washington:

BEE SOUTHERN BOUTIQUE
 

CONNELY ART GALLERY
   

  THE HOT BOX EATERY & TAP 
  
THE SQUARE CAFE BAKERY & COFFEE HOUSE

TENA’S FINE DIAMONDS & JEWELRY

22B West SquareWashington, GA 30673
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