The City of Ideal, GA
The city of Ideal is located in the state of Georgia in Macon County and has a population of 477 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Ideal is Americus, approximately 21 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Ideal, including Carter's Fried Chicken Express, Dairy Queen of Montezuma, Josie's Restaurants, Jack's Restaurant and Chuck Wagon. For a larger selection of Ideal restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Ideal Museums, Arenas and/or Golf Courses, including the Georgia Veterans State Park, Reaves Arena, Health and Physical Education Complex - Fort Valley State University, Jimmy Carter National Historic Site and Andersonville National Historic Site. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Ideal please click on the Attractions tab above.
Ideal, Georgia Climate and WeatherIn the month of February, Ideal experiences an average high temperature of 61 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in February are usually about 35 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.69 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Ideal with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 58 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Ideal to receive an average of 4.38 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.81 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -5 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Ideal should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 76 degrees, and nighttime lows of 49.
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Ideal, Georgia Attractions
1Andersonville National Historic Site - Andersonville,
The Andersonville prison, officially known as Camp Sumter, served as a Confederate Prisoner-of-war camp during the American Civil War. The site of the prison is now Andersonville National Historic Site in Andersonville, Georgia. Most of the site actually lies in extreme southwestern Macon County, adjacent to the east side of Andersonville, . It includes the site of the Civil War prison, the Andersonville National Cemetery and the National Prisoner of War Museum.
2Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park - Cordele,
The Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park is an 18 hole public golf course in Crisp County Georgia. Built in 1990, this Cordele course designed by Denis Griffiths is open all year - closed on mondays. Tee times are accepted up to 365 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 912-276-2377. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2315 Hwy 280 W, Cordele, GA 31015
3Georgia Veterans State Park - Cordele,
Georgia Vererans State Park is a state park located on Lake Blackshear in Crisp County, west of Cordele, Georgia. It was established in 1931 as a memorial to U.S. Veterans. The 1,308-acre park features a museum with aircraft, vehicles, weapons, uniforms and other memorabilia dating from the Revolutionary War to the present.
4Health and Physical Education Complex - Fort Valley State University - Fort Valley,
Health and Physical Education Complex is a 5,100 seat multi-purpose arena in Fort Valley, Georgia. It was built in 2004. It is the home of the Fort Valley State University Wildcats basketball teams.
5Jimmy Carter National Historic Site - Plains,
The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, located in Plains, Georgia, preserves sites associated with James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr., 39th President of the United States. These include his residence, boyhood farm, school, and the town railroad depot, which served as his campaign headquarters during the 1976 election. The building which used to be Plains High School serves as the park’s museum and visitor center.
6Museum of Arts and Sciences (Macon) - Macon,
The Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon is a community museum for Middle Georgia. The facility includes four galleries with frequently changing exhibitions, the Discovery House with hands-on activities, live animal habitats, the Mark Smith Planetarium, an observatory, nature trail, garden, store, auditorium and classrooms. New exhibitions on fine arts, science topics, and the humanities are presented for durations of four to six months.
Ideal, Georgia Hotels
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Ideal, Georgia Restaurants
This is a list of Ideal Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!
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