The City of Macon, GA
Macon is a popular city in the state of Georgia with a total of 92,582 residents living there. Macon is ranked as the fourth most populated city in Georgia and the 286th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Bibb County. The largest nearby city to Macon is Warner Robins, approximately 19 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Macon, including China Gourmet, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Waffle House, Outback Steakhouse and Fairfield Inn. For a larger selection of Macon restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Macon Museums, Golf Courses and/or Arenas, including the Johnston-Felton-Hay House, Macon Coliseum, Ocmulgee National Monument, Bowden Golf Course and Museum of Arts and Sciences (Macon). For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Macon please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Macon:
- Macon Middle Georgia Regional Airport (MCN)
Macon, Georgia Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Macon experiences an average high temperature of 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 51 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.37 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Macon with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 59 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Macon to receive an average of 4.49 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.79 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 108 degrees in the summer and as low as -6 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Macon should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 77 degrees, and nighttime lows of 51.
Macon, Georgia Attractions
1Andalusia (Milledgeville, Georgia) - Milledgeville,
Andalusia is the name of Southern American author Flannery O'Connor's rural Georgia estate. The estate is located in Baldwin County, Georgia, about 4 miles northwest of Milledgeville, . It comprises 544 acres, including the house where O'Connor penned some of her last and best-known fiction. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 and opened to the public in 2003. The estate is currently maintained by The Andalusia Foundation, Inc.
2Bowden Golf Course - Macon,
The Bowden Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Bibb County Georgia. Built in 1940, this Macon course designed by W.P.A. is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 912-742-1610. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3111 Millerfield Rd, Macon, GA 31211
3Forsyth Golf Club - Forsyth,
The Forsyth Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Monroe County Georgia. Built in 1935, this Forsyth course designed by W.P.A. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 912-994-5328. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 400 Country Club Dr, Forsyth, GA 31029
4Georgia Music Hall of Fame - Macon,
The Georgia Music Hall of Fame, located in downtown Macon, Georgia, preserves and interprets the state's rich musical heritage through programs of collection, exhibition, education and performance. The museum fosters an appreciation for Georgia music and stimulates economic growth through a variety of dynamic partnerships and initiatives statewide.
5Great Waters Course at Reynolds Plantation, The - Eatonton,
The Great Waters Course at Reynolds Plantation is an 18 hole resort golf course in Putnam County Georgia. Built in 1992, this Eatonton course designed by Jack Nicklaus is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 706-485-0235. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 130 Woodcrest Dr NE, Eatonton, GA 31024
6Health 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.
7Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla,
Indian Springs State Park is a 528 acre Georgia state park located near Jackson and Flovilla, . The park is named for its several springs, which the Creek Indians used for centuries to heal the sick. Indian Springs is thought to be the oldest state park in the nation. It was acquired from the Creek Indians by the state through the Treaty of Indian Springs and the Treaty of Washington. Thereafter, Indian Springs has been operated continuously by the state as a public park, although it did not gain the title "State Park" until 1931.
8International City Golf Club - Warner Robins,
The International City Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Houston County Georgia. Built in 1957, this Warner Robins course designed by Lou Burnett is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 478-322-0276. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 100 Sandy Run Ln, Warner Robins, GA 31088
9Jarrell Plantation - Juliette,
The Jarrell Plantation State Historic Site is a cotton plantation and state park in Juliette, Georgia. Located in the red clay hills of the Georgia piedmont, the site stands as one of the best preserved examples of a “middle class" Southern plantation. The Jarrell Plantation's buildings and artifacts all came from one source, the Jarrell family, who farmed the land for over 140 years.
10Johnston-Felton-Hay House - Macon,
The Johnston-Felton-Hay House, often abbreviated the Hay House, is a historic residence in Macon, Georgia. Built between 1855 and 1859 by William Butler Johnston and his wife Anne Tracy Johnston in the Italian Renaissance Revival style, the house has been called the "Palace of the South." The mansion sits atop Coleman Hill on Georgia Avenue in downtown Macon, near the Walter F. George School of Law, part of Mercer University.
Macon, Georgia Hotels
5Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Macon North, Ga
3915 Arkwright Road
Macon, GA 31210
Macon, Georgia Restaurants
This is a list of Macon Italian Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Chinese Restaurants, Pancakes & Waffles Restaurants, Steak & Barbecue Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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