Coweta County - 5 Attractions You Must Visit
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About Coweta County
Coweta County, Georgia is located in the west-central region of the state and has a population of about 136,000 people. Contributing to its attractive quality of life, it’s home to several golf clubs, a nature center, and many waterways where swimming, fishing and camping are popular activities. The schools systems are noteworthy -there are 30 public schools in the county and scores exceed both state and national levels on college preparatory tests. Home to movie production companies and technol
Attractions in Coweta County
Chattahoochee Bend State Park is a nature-lover's dream come true. Located along the banks of the Chattahoochee River, the park is 2,910 acres of breathtaking scenery and outdoor activities. Visitors can enjoy camping and day-use activities such as hiking, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking and bird watching. The campgrounds offer furnished cabins and RV sites with 30/50 amp electric hookups, as well as smaller primitive tent sites located near the river banks.
Dunaway Gardens is one of the most beautiful and idyllic places you can find in the south. Located on Reynolds Plantation, Dunaway Gardens features a sensational array of gardens and plants that are sure to leave any visitor captivated. Among the remarkable features of this area are its natural trails along winding waterways and through dense forests; its inviting bridges, ponds, pavilions, rockeries and ruins; and an outdoor theatre like no other.
Flat Creek Nature Area offers a wide array of activities for nature lovers. With 20 acres of flat terrain to explore, visitors can marvel at the abundance of wildlife that inhabits the area. The area also boasts several miles of multipurpose trails for walking, jogging, and even biking. In addition to these activities, Flat Creek Nature Area has an outdoor classroom with picnic tables that provide the perfect setting for educational programs or picnics in the park.
The Margaret Mitchell House is a historic site offers visitors the opportunity to experience its striking grounds as well as an exhibits hall full of fascinating artifacts from Mitchell's life. Here, you can learn more about her childhood, career, novels and beloved characters through photographs, documents, and newspaper clippings from her life. The Outdoor Museum hosts many interactive markers as well as sculptures that commemorate several memorable scenes in Gone with the Wind.
The McRitchie-Hollis Museum established in 1978, Walk through this charming Southern house to admire its Elsasian artifacts and photographs that tell stories of pioneering life during settlement times. Browse through the permanent collection with something new to discover at every turn -- hand-crafted quilts, antique furniture pieces, vintage farm equipment, and art that showcases regional creativity since the 1800s.