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5 Reasons to Live in Griffin, GA

  • Griffin, Georgia is just outside of Atlanta, in Spalding County. Although it is a small suburb, at just under 24,000 residents, the city is rich in history. Incorporated in 1843, it is known as "The Iris City" due to the irises that are in full bloom during the spring and late summer. It was once a railroad "boomtown" but has grown to a thriving metropolis and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • Visit History Itself! The Stately Oaks Plantation, in nearby Jonesboro, dates back to 1839 and is a fully restored Greek revival antebellum mansion. It includes a log kitchen and a well house, all in typical southern fashion, and the Plantation has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more historical sights, visit the Little White House, which was the property of former President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • Be a Piece of History! Multiple homes in Griffin are historic and many have been kept intact or refurbished to their original design. The average sales price in Griffin is $96,750, which means you can still find a steal in this great city. Consider rent to own homes for a low down payment and the opportunity to buy up more than one property. The neighborhoods of Towalaga and Experiment have great property values.
  • Civil War Memorabilia! The Atlanta Cyclorama brings the Civil War to light in its visually spectacular tours. Get in the action during the Battle of Atlanta, in 1864, as if you were right in the center of it all. The Cyclorama is a painting that is 42 feet tall and 358 feet wide, and is believed to be the largest painting in the world. You can visit nearby Grant Park for actual war artifacts and a steam locomotive, which was part of the Great Locomotive Chase of 1862.
  • Real Estate Appreciation! Since November 2013, due to the influx of businesses in the area, the appreciation rate of real estate property has risen 15.9 percent! With the slated improvements to Griffin, including the Main Street Program and Economic Development Department, things are only predicted to improve.
  • Southern Belle Farm! Visit this spectacular farm for some of the freshest produce around, including Georgia peaches, with an animal petting zoo, a corn maze, berry picking festivities, hay rides, pig races, a kiddy corral and much more! For another fresh produce and food market, visit the Dekalb Farmers Market which offers all organic and non-GMO foods, baked goods, a full meat section and some of the best produce around!