The City of Jonesboro, GA
The city of Jonesboro is located in the state of Georgia in Clayton County and has a population of 4,161 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Jonesboro is Atlanta, approximately 32 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Jonesboro, including Arby's Roast Beef Restaurants, Domino's Pizza, Mama's Buffett, Fortune House Restaurant and Burger King - Store 787. For a larger selection of Jonesboro restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Jonesboro Golf Courses, Museums, Auto Race Tracks and/or Zoos, including the Pebble Creek Golf Club, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Stately Oaks, College Park Municipal Golf Course and Southlake Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Jonesboro please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Jonesboro:
- Atlanta DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK)
- Atlanta Fulton County Airport (FTY)
- Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Intl. Airport (ATL)
Jonesboro, Georgia Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Jonesboro experiences an average high temperature of 88 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 70 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.67 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Jonesboro with daytime temperatures averaging 86 degrees in the summer, and 55 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Jonesboro to receive an average of 4.51 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.29 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -9 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Jonesboro should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 73 degrees, and nighttime lows of 52.
Jonesboro, Georgia Attractions
1Bulloch Hall - Roswell,
Bulloch Hall is a Greek Revival mansion in Roswell, Georgia built in 1839. It is one of several historically significant buildings in the city and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This is where Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, mother of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th US President, lived as a child. It is also where she married Theodore Roosevelt's father, Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.
2Candler 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
3Cedar Lake Golf Club - Loganville,
The Cedar Lake Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Walton County Georgia. Built in 1969, this Loganville course designed by J. W. Hendersen is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 770-466-4043. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 5720 Sharon Church Rd, Loganville, GA 30052
4Center for Puppetry Arts - Atlanta,
The Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, Georgia was founded in 1978 by Vincent Anthony. It is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to the art form of puppetry and focuses on three areas: performance, education and museum.
5Charlie 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
6City Club Marietta - Marietta,
The City Club Marietta is an 18 hole public golf course in Cobb County Georgia. Built in 1915, this Marietta course designed by Mike Young is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 770-528-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim ok.
Address: 510 Powder Springs St, Marietta, GA 30064
7College 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
8Collins Hill Golf Club - Lawrenceville,
The Collins Hill Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Gwinnett County Georgia. Built in 1965, this Lawrenceville course designed by Perrin Walker is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 770-822-5400. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt required.
Address: 585 Camp Perrin Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
9Fernbank 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.
10Fernbank Science Center - Atlanta,
The Fernbank Science Center is a museum, classroom, and woodland complex located at 156 Heaton Park Drive, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia. It is owned and operated by DeKalb County School System. The nearby Fernbank Museum of Natural History is a private non-profit organization that is separate from, but works closely with, the Science Center.
Jonesboro, Georgia Hotels
5Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Atlanta I-75 South
2192 Mount Zion Pkwy
Morrow, GA 30260
Jonesboro, Georgia Restaurants
This is a list of Jonesboro Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Buffets Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants and Steak & Barbecue Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published December 6, 2010
Atlanta Georgia, a family fun city with tons of history, interesting ethnic neighborhoods, the spectacular Georgia Aquarium, and the World of Coca Cola museum.
Published September 28, 2010
Spread over 3000 acres, Stone Mountain Park is counted among the most popular family attractions in Georgia - which isn’t surprising considering that people of all ages and from all walks of life are likely to find something of interest here.