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Georgia Interstate #85 Highway Guide

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Georgia State Line bordering Alabama
Welcome to Georgia! Harris County Line. Time Zone Change - AL/GA Border
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Georgia Welcome Center Rest Area
Northbound access only. Visitor info available 8:30A - 5:30P. Restrooms open 7:00A - 11:00P. Features 1/4 mi. walking trail, pet area, vending machines. No overnight parking.
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City Limit - West Point, GA ~ Troup County Line

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Route 18
Exit 2 - Cities of West Point and Pine Mountain. Access to Callaway Gardens Appalachian Mtn Preserve. Access to F.D. Roosevelt State Park. Located near Callaway Gardens and the town of Warm Springs, this park is deeply rooted in the historical era of four-time President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Facilities: 140 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites, 2 Picnic Shelters, Nearby Attractions: FDR's Little White House State Historic Site, Warm Springs Village, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain Wild Animal Park, Pine Mountain Tourism.
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Hospital Facility
Exit 13 - Route 219 . . . City of La Grange, GA . . . Truck stop. Access to West Georgia Technical College.
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Route 27
Exit 14 - City of LaGrange, GA . . . Waffle House
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City Limit - LaGrange, GA
Exit 18 - Route 109 . . . City of Greenville, GA . . . Waffle House. Access to FDR State Park . . . Georgia's FDR Little White House . . . Hoofers RV Park . . . LaGrange College . . . Warm Springs.
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Interstate 185 South
Exit 21 - Access to the City of Columbus, GA. Attractions in and around Colunbus include Callaway Gardens . . . Chattahoochee RiverWalk . . . Coca-Cola Space Science Center . . . Columbus Museum . . . Jimmy Carter National Historic Site . . . National Infantry Museum . . . Pine Mountain Wild Animal Safari . . . Port Columbus Civil War Naval Museum . . . Providence Canyon.
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Weigh Station

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City Limit - Hogansville, GA

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Route 54, Route 100
Exit 28 - 24 Hr Grocery
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Meriwether County Line
Red Oak Creek flows through Meriwether County into the Flint River, named for the beautiful red oak trees that grow in this area.
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Coweta, Georgia County Line
Coweta County's many festivals and special events include the Homemade Ice Cream Festival in historic downtown Newnan, the Taste of Newnan, the Old Town Sharpsburg Spring & Fall Festivals, the Senoia Progressive Dinner & Tour of Homes, Grantville Days, the Lewis Grizzard Bike Ride, the Puckett Station Arts Crafts Festival, and July 4th BBQ and the Powers Crossroads Country Fair and Arts Festival.
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City Limit - Grantville, GA

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Route 29
Exit 35 - Cities of Grantville, Georgia and Moreland, Georgia.
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Lewis Grizzard Highway begins

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To Route 16 South
Exit 41 - Route 29, Route 27 Alt . . . City of Newnan, GA . . . Access to Cities of Senoia, GA ~ Griffin, GA . . . Waffle House . . . Truck Stop. Access to Lewis Grizzard Museum in Moreland.
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Truck ByPass
Exit 47 - Hospital Facility . . . Route 34 . . . Tourist Info . . . Cities of Newnan, GA ~ Peachtree City, GA.
Waffle House.
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Begin 3-lane highway

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Route 154
Exit 51 - McCollum-Sharpsburg Road . . . Waffle House . . . 24 Hr gas
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Collinsworth Road
Exit 56 - Cities of Tyrone, Georgia ~ Palmetto, Georgia . . . Frank's Family Restaurant, Seafood Grill & House of Prime Rib; an outstanding dining oasis off the interstate!
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Fulton County Line

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Route 74
Exit 61 - Cities of Fairburn, GA ~ Peachtree City, GA ~ Tyrone, GA ~ Fayetteville, GA . . . 24 Hr gas/truck stop/Waffle House. Efficiency Motel open only during regular business hours. Access to Peachtree City - Falcon Field Airport.
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City Limit of Union City
Local law enforcement regularly run radar from this area north, to just before Atlanta Airport area.
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Route 138
Exit 64 - Cities of Union City and Jonesboro . . . Shannon Mall . . . Waffle House
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24 Hr gas
Exit 66 - Flat Shoals Road
Waffle House
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Interstate 285 Atlanta ByPass
Exit 68 - West to Birmingham, AL/North to Chattanooga, TN . . . Atlanta Airport~Left
South to Tampa, FL/Macon,GA~Right
Begin to get left/center on Interstate 85 North if you're headed straight thru.
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Exit 69A - Route 14 Spur and South Fulton Parkway
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Old National Highway
Exit 69B - Strong speed enforcement efforts
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College Park City Limit

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Route 139
Exit 71 - Riverdale Road
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Access to I-75 South
Exit 72 - Camp Creek Parkway and Loop Road . . . Access to Atlanta Airport . . . Georgia International Convention Center.
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Fulton County Line

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East Point, Georgia City Limit

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Alt Access to Air Cargo
Exit 73A - Virginia Avenue East
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Hapeville, Georgia City Limit
Home to the original Dwarf House Chick-fil-A, Delta Airlines Corporate Headquarters, Ford Motor Company, and Wachovia ATM Processing Center. . . . Birthplace of Jeff Foxworthy, comedian.
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Exit 73B - Virginia Avenue West
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Exit 75 - Sylvan Road and Central Avenue . . . City of Hapeville, GA.
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Atlanta City Limit
Atlanta atraction, Georgia: APEX Museum, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum, CNN Center, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Carter Presidential Library and Museum, Children's Museum of Atlanta, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Georgia Aquarium, Zoo Atlanta.
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Hospital facility
Exit 76 - City of East Point, GA . . . Cleveland Avenue.
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Route 166, Langford Parkway
Exit 77 - As highway curves past the exit, right lane ends, merging with Interstate 75 North on the left. Bear toward center due to upcoming exit for Interstate 20 on right.
HOV lane also enters on left with I-75, restricted to passenger vehicles carrying 2 or more; motorcycles; alternative fuel vehicles. Georgia law enforcement DOES patrol these lanes, so don't try to be sneaky!
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University Avenue
Exit 244 - Pryor Street. Access to Atlanta Metropolitan College . . . Atlanta Technical College.
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Abernathy Boulevard
Exit 245 - Central Avenue. Access to Turner Field, Home of Atlanta Braves.
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Downtown
Exit 246 - Fulton Street and Central Avenue. Access to Georgia Dome, Home of Atlanta Falcons, Georgia State University, Philips Arena, Underground Atlanta Shopping & Dining, World Of Coca-Cola Museum, World of Coca-Cola Atlanta, featuring the largest collection of Coca-Cola memorabilia displayed.
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See State Capitol Gold Dome on Left
Exit 247 - Interstate 20: Birmingham & Six Flags Park/Left . . . Augusta/Right
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Grady Memorial Hospital
Exit 248B - Auburn Avenue, Edgewood Avenue, JW Dobbs Avenue
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Atlanta Medical Center
Exit 248C - Route 10, Freedom Parkway, Andrew Young International Blvd. Access to Centennial Olympic Park, CNN Center, Georgia World Congress Center, Jimmy Carter Library, Martin Luther King, Jr National Historic Site.
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MARTA Overpass (Atlanta's mass transit system)
Exit 249B - Peachtree Street and Pine Street. Access to Atlanta Civic Center
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Crawford Long Hospital
Exit 249D - Route 19, Route 29 . . . West Peachtree Street, Techwood Street, Spring Street
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Unparalleled Atlanta Architecture
See on your right an Atlanta eating institution, marked by the sign of a big, red 'V', the world's largest drive-in featuring lots of atmosphere, celebrity photos, great burgers, dogs, and fries!
Adjacent to this is Atlanta's architectural 'beacon', The Tower, built in 1996 to coincide with the Olympic Games.
Across the street on your left is the Georgia Tech Electronic Message Center.
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10th Street, 14th Street
Exit 250 - If you're heading straight thru, begin to bear center/left; Interstate 75 will peel off to the right soon. Access to Georgia Tech.
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Superstation TBS17
See the new phase of the 'Turner Broadcasting Systems Dynasty'. The new digital broadcast facility rises up on your left.
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See the original TBS/Superstation/WTBS Ch17 on your right.
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Interstate 75 North
Exit 251
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See the historic Amtrak Station up the embankment on your left
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Buckhead Area (Skyline on your left)
Exit 86 - Lenox Road, Monroe Drive, Piedmont Road
Parallel to the Interstate along this corridor, on Route 13/Buford Highway, is Atlanta's intensely diverse dining & shopping experience. You can hop on Buford Hwy here, with plenty of easy opportunities to return to the Interstate. Access to Atlanta's 'Little Asia', Atlanta's International Village, Dekalb County.
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400 North Toll Road
Exit 87 - Cities of Buford, Georgia and Cumming, Georgia.
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DeKalb County Line

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North Druid Hills Road
Exit 89. Access to Oglethorpe University.
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Hospital Facility
Exit 91 - City of Decatur
Waffle House. Access to Dekalb Peachtree Airport, Emory University.
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Shallowford Road
Exit 93 - City of Doraville, Georgia
Waffle House.
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Exit 94 - Chamblee-Tucker Road . . . Begin to stay left & center due to upcoming I-285 exit.
Waffle House. Access to Mercer University.
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Interstate 285
Exit 95 - See the overhead structure which comprises the northern confluence of highways I-85 and I-285. Designated locally as 'Spaghetti Junction'. Magnificent!
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Exit 96 - Northcrest Road and Pleasantdale Road
Waffle House. Access to Celebrity Business Suites & Club Europe on your right
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Gwinnett County Line

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Route 140
Exit 99 - Jimmy Carter Boulevard
Waffle House
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Gwinnett County Water Towers
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Indian Trail - Lilburn Road
Exit 101 - Waffle House. Access to Jones RV Park.
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24 Hr gas
Exit 102 - Route 378, Beaver Ruin Road
Waffle House
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Exit 103 - Steve Reynolds Boulevard, access to Dave & Buster's restaurant/entertainment complex.
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Pleasant Hill Road
Exit 104 - Begin to bear left due to upcoming exit to Athens, Georgia, Gwinnett Place Mall, Southeastern Railway Museum,
Waffle House
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Hospital Facility
Exit 106 - End HOV lane
City of Athens . . . Route 316, Boggs Road, University Parkway. The city of Athens began as a tiny settlement and trading post that emerged at Cedar Shoals, where an ancient Cherokee trail crossed the Oconee River.
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Route 120
Exit 107 - Cities of Duluth, GA ~ Lawrenceville, GA.
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Sugarloaf Parkway
Exit 108 - Access to Gwinnett Civic & Cultural Center, Gwinnett Fine Arts Center, Discover Mills Mall, Bass Pro Shops
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Exit 109 - Old Peachtree Road Under Construction
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Route 317
Exit 111 - City of Suwanee, Georgia . . . Waffle House
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Rest Area -- TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Vending machines . . . restrooms open 7:00A - 11:00P
If you are headed straight through, stay right due to upcoming left exit to I-985
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Interstate 985
Exit 113 - LEFT . . . City of Gainesville, Georgia . . . Lanier Parkway, Access to Buford Dam, Lake Lanier. Buford Dam is on the Chattahoochee River. Access to Lake Lanier Islands.
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Route 20, Buford Drive
Exit 115 - City of Lawrenceville, Georgia. Access to Mall of Georgia.
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Hamilton Mill Road/Hamilton Mill Parkway
Exit 120 - Grocery stores . . . 24 Hr QuikTrip Gas Station . . . Huddle House.
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Barrow County Line/City Limit Braselton, GA
Attractions include Fort Yargo State Park featuring Fort Yargo, a log fort constructed in 1792 for protection from the Creek and Cherokee Indians. Fort Yargo State Park surrounds Marbury Creek Reservoir, a 260-acre lake with a swimming beach, fishing areas and boat ramps. Many campsites are near the water's edge, and hiking/biking trails follow the lake shore. Facilities include 40 tent/trailer/RV campsites, 7 Walk-in Campsites, 3 Cottages, 5 Picnic Shelters. Nearby Attractions include Hard Labor Creek State Park & Golf Course . . . Watson Mill Bridge State Park . . . Stone Mountain Park . . . Road Atlanta Racetrack . . . Lake Lanier . . . Athens, GA, home to University of Georgia . . . Chateau Elan.
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Jackson County Line

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Route 53
Exit 129 - Cities of Braselton, Georgia and Hoschton, Georgia . . . 24 Hr McDonald's/Waffle House. Access to Lanier National Speedway, Road Atlanta Racing.
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Route 129
Exit 137 - Cities of Jefferson, GA ~ Gainesville, GA ~ Athens, GA . . . Alt to Univ of Georgia
Waffle House . . . Access to Crawford W. Long Museum . . . Pendergrass Flea Market, Georgia's Largest.
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Route 82
Exit 140 - Dry Pond Road and Holly Springs Road . . . Freightliner Sales and Service; trucks, and RV's . . . Peach State Speedway.
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Route 98
Exit 147 - City of Commerce, GA.
Williams/Pilot Travel Center . . . Atlanta Dragway
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Banks County Line
The northern boundary of Banks County is the Chattahoochee National Forest and much of the county is woodlands. Banks County is the home of the World's Largest Easter Egg Hunt (according to the Guinness Book of World Records) hosted by Garrison Farms.
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Route 15, Route 441
Exit 149 - Cities of Commerce, Georgia, Homer, Georgia, Banks Crossing, Georgia . . . Hospital facility . . . Wal-Mart, east side of exit (turn right off exit ramp) . . . 24 Hr RaceTrak gas stn . . . Waffle House . . . Country Roy's RV Camping
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Route 63
Exit 154 - Martin Bridge Road
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Franklin, Georgia County Line
Franklin County is located in Northeast Georgia in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
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Route 51
Exit 160 - Cities of Homer, Georgia, Royston, Georgia, Elberton, Georgia. Access to Ty Cobb Museum, Victoria Bryant State Park; Nestled in the rolling hills of Georgia's upper piedmont. Facilities; 35 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites, 8 Platform Tent Sites, 18-Hole Highland Walk Golf Course and Pro Shop, 6 Picnic Shelters. Nearby Attractions: Hart State Park, Northeast Georgia Visitor Information, Traveler's Rest State Historic Site, Tugaloo State Park, Lake Hartwell, Athens, Ga., Ty Cobb Museum, Tanger Factory Outlet mall.
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Rest Area

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Exit 164 - City of Carnesville, Georgia. Access to Toccoa Falls College.
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Route 328
Exit 166 - Poplar Springs Road
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Weigh Station

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Route 117
Exit 173 - Cities of Toccoa, Georgia,and Helen, Georgia . . . Sunset Bed & Breakfast . . . Appalachian Foothills Parkway . . . Waffle House. Helen, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the Chattahoochee River. Attractions Oktoberfest in Helen.
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Hart County Line
Exit 177 - Route 72 . . . Cities of Hartwell, GA ~ Elberton, GA . . . Hartwell Lake, which forms parts of the county's eastern and southern borders. Access to Hart State Park; Facilities, 78 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites, 16 Walk-in Campsites, 3 Picnic Shelters. Access to Tugaloo State Park; Facilities, 108 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites, 5 Primitive Campsites, 7 Picnic Shelters. Nearby Attractions, Victoria Bryant State Park & Golf Course . . . Traveler's Rest State Historic Site . . . Tallulah Gorge State Park . . . Ty Cobb Museum . . . Toccoa Falls . . . Hartwell Dam.
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Glimpse Lake Hartwell on left

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Oconee County Line
The Eagle Tavern State Historical Site is located in the county. Originally built as Fort Edward in 1789.
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South Carolina State Line
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