The City of Griffin, GA
The city of Griffin is located in the state of Georgia in Spalding County and has a population of 23,887 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Griffin is Peachtree City, approximately 18 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Griffin, including Rib Shack, Fred's Footlongs, China Palace, Hampton Inn Griffin and Griffin Ramada Limited Suites. For a larger selection of Griffin restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Griffin Golf Courses, Auto Race Tracks and/or Museums, including the Southlake Golf Course, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Griffin City Golf Course, Green Valley Golf Club and Pebble Creek Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Griffin please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Griffin:
- Atlanta Fulton County Airport (FTY)
- Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Intl. Airport (ATL)
Griffin, Georgia Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Griffin experiences an average high temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 49 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.86 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Griffin with daytime temperatures averaging 88 degrees in the summer, and 56 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Griffin to receive an average of 4.76 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.17 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -8 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Griffin should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 74 degrees, and nighttime lows of 50.
Griffin, Georgia Attractions
1Alexander Memorial Coliseum - Georgia Tech - Atlanta,
The Alexander Memorial Coliseum is an indoor arena that is situated in Atlanta, Georgia. It is the home of the basketball teams of Georgia Tech and hosted the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA from 1968–1972 and again from 1997–1999. Tech's women's volleyball team occasionally uses the facility as well, primarily for NCAA tournament games and other matches that draw crowds that would overflow the O'Keefe Gymnasium.
2Alfred Tup Holmes Golf Club - Atlanta,
The Alfred Tup Holmes Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Fulton County Georgia. Built in 1940, this Atlanta course designed by Garrett Gill & George B. Williams is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 404-753-6158. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2300 Wilson Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30311
3Atlanta Cyclorama - Atlanta,
The Atlanta Cyclorama is a cylindrical panoramic painting of the American Civil War Battle of Atlanta, . The cyclorama is housed in a museum, also called the "Atlanta Cyclorama", in Grant Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Visitors view the cylindrical painting from the inside, entering through an entrance in the floor. After being seated, the central cylinder rotates slowly affording a view of the entire painting. The painting at one time was the largest oil painting in the world, and if unrolled would measure 42 feet high by 358 feet long.
4Atlanta Motor Speedway - Hampton,
Atlanta Motor Speedway is a track just outside Hampton, Georgia, twenty miles south of Atlanta, . It is a 1.54-mile quad-oval track with a seating capacity of over 125,000. It opened in 1960 as a 1.5-mile standard oval. In 1994, 46 condominiums were built over the northeastern side of the track. In 1997, to standardize the track with Speedway Motorsports' other two 1.5-mile ovals, the entire track was almost completely rebuilt.
5Beaver Lake Golf & Country Club - Gay,
The Beaver Lake Golf & Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Meriwether County Georgia. Built in 1964, this Gay course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 706-538-6994. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2622 Beaver Lake Rd, Gay, GA 30218
6Browns Mill Golf Course - Atlanta,
The Browns Mill Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Fulton County Georgia. Built in 1960, this Atlanta course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 404-366-3573. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim ok.
Address: 480 Cleveland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30354
7Candler Park Golf Course - Atlanta,
The Candler Park Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Fulton County Georgia. Built in 1927, this Atlanta course designed by Helen Smith is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 404-371-1260. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 585 Candler Park Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
8Charlie Yates Golf Course - Atlanta,
The Charlie Yates Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Dekalb County Georgia. Built in 1999, this Atlanta course designed by Rees Jones is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 404-373-4655. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim ok.
Address: 10 Lakeside Village, Atlanta, GA 30317
9College Park Municipal Golf Course - , College Park,
The College Park Municipal Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Fulton County Georgia. Built in 1928, this College Park course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 404-761-0731. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 3711 Fairway Dr, College Park, GA 30337
10Fernbank Museum of Natural History - Atlanta,
Fernbank Museum of Natural History, in Atlanta, Georgia, presents exhibitions and programming about natural history that is meant to entertain as well as educate the public. Its mission is to encourage a greater appreciation of the planet and its people. Fernbank Museum has a number of permanent exhibitions and regularly hosts temporary exhibitions in its expansive facility, designed by Graham Gund Architects.
Griffin, Georgia Hotels
Griffin, Georgia Restaurants
This is a list of Griffin Steak & Seafood Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Barbecue Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants and Bar & Grill Restaurants. Happy Dining!
1645 North Spring Street Ofc
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
1645 North Spring Street Ofc
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Be the first to contribute an article about this city
If you have been to Griffin and visited nearby attractions, restaurants, or hotels we would love to hear about it! Families everywhere will benifit greatly from your experiences!