Macon Georgia's Got Soul
Haven't been to Macon? The town was founded in 1823 and thrived due to its location on the Ocmulgee River, Wesleyan College was the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women, Mercer University continues to rank in the top 10% of colleges and universities in North America, Otis Redding, Little Richard and The Allman Brothers Band use to call it home, festival lovers from around the world visit each March to witness over 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees in full bloom during Cherry Blossom Festival, historians rave about Ocmulgee National Monument's peek into prehistoric American Indian culture, and Downtown Macon's thriving renaissance is changing the way visitors and locals alike live, work, eat and play.
"The Heart of Georgia"
Needless to say, Macon, Georgia's got some serious soul from a vibrant historical past and an exciting future thanks to the help of a downtown resurgence with booming opportunities. Performing Arts, eclectic music, signature restaurants, shops and bars, exciting entertainment and so so much more.
We invite you to check out our little town and explore what makes Macon unique for you. We promise you'll fall in love, hence the city's nickname "the Heart of Georgia."