Introduction to Milledgeville, Georgia
The present day city of Milledgeville was named in the honor of John Milledge, the Georgia Governor. Due to its central location in the beginning of the 19th century, the city was laid as the new capital of Georgia. In fact, the city served as the capital from 1804 to 1868.
Milledgeville and nearby Attractions
- Lockerly Arboretum
- Lake Sinclair
- Central State Hospital Museum
- Andalusia Farm
- Old Governor's Mansion
- Hamburg State Park
Things To Do In Milledgeville
During your stay in Milledgeville, you can visit the Lockerly Arboretum and the Bartram Forest. The Georgia Antebellum Capitol Museum, the Old Governors Mansion, Olive Forge Herb Garden and the Central State Hospital Museum are also worth visiting. You can enjoy boating and fishing on Lake Sinclair. Shopping facilities are offered by the Hatcher Square Mall Shopping Center and the Town and Country Shopping Center.
Middle Georgia Regional Airport is the nearest airport.
Milledgeville Higher Education
Georgia College and State University and Georgia Military College are both located inside the city.