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Sumter County

Sumter County, Georgia is located in south-central Georgia, just two hours south of Atlanta. With its rich soil and ample rainfall, the county is perfect for farming and produces some of the finest cotton in the state. In addition to its main agricultural production, Sumter County is home to many small businesses, corn mills, poultry farms, and textile plants that help to provide a diversified economy. The county provides plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation as well; it contains severa

Sculptures to Explore in Sumter County

Jimmy Carter Peanut of Plains Statue

The Jimmy Carter Peanut of Plains Statue celebrates former President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Jimmy Carter. Unveiled in June 2012, this bronze statue stands at 11 feet tall, located outside the Sumter County Courthouse. Surrounded by flowering plants and native shrubs, the statue was a gift from the artwork of Frank Hendrieth and unveiled by former First Lady Roslyn Carter. The sculpture is meant to commemorate President Carter’s down-to-earth roots as a farmer.

Map of Sculptures to explore in Sumter County