Introduction to Cairo, Georgia
The city of Cairo was named after Cairo in Egypt. It holds a seat on Grady county. The community is nicknamed 'Syrup City' because of its production of cane syrup through the 1900s, Roddenbery's being the most famous cane syrup producing company. Grady county was established in the year 1905, by an act of Georgia General Assembly. It was created from portions of Thomas and Decatur Counties. The county was named in honor of Henry W. Grady, a noted orator and editor of the Atlanta Constitution.
Cairo and nearby Attractions
- Museum of Florida History
- Reed Bingham State Park
- Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science
- Lake Talquin State Park
- Knott House Museum
- Alfred B Maclay State Gardens
Things To Do In Cairo
Museums in the area include the Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science, Thomas County Museum of History, Museum of Florida History, and Knott House Museum. The Thomasville Rose Gardens and Cairo Crossing Shopping Center are nearby. The local Southern Terrace Park, Davis Park, Azalea Park, and Holder Park are located in the city. In addition, the Church of God of Prophecy, Bethlehem African Methodist Episcopal Church, and Christ Gospel Church are in the area.
Tallahassee Regional Airport is located nearby.
Cairo Higher Education
Higher education is available at Albany State University, Valdosta State University, and Florida State University.