The City of Oglethorpe, GA
The city of Oglethorpe is located in the state of Georgia in Macon County and has a population of 1,082 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Oglethorpe is Americus, approximately 20 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Oglethorpe, including Chuck Wagon, Jack's Restaurant, Josie's Restaurants, Carter's Fried Chicken Express and Dairy Queen of Montezuma. For a larger selection of Oglethorpe restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Oglethorpe Museums, Arenas and/or Golf Courses, including the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Andersonville National Historic Site, Health and Physical Education Complex - Fort Valley State University, Georgia Veterans State Park and Reaves Arena. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Oglethorpe please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Oglethorpe:
- Macon Middle Georgia Regional Airport (MCN)
Oglethorpe, Georgia Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Oglethorpe experiences an average high temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 67 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.41 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Oglethorpe with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 58 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Oglethorpe 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 Oglethorpe 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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Oglethorpe, 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 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.
3Georgia 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
4Georgia 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.
5Health 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.
6International 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
7Jimmy 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.
8Johnston-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.
9Macon Family Golf Course - Macon,
The Macon Family Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Bibb County Georgia. Built in 1994, this Macon course designed by Golf Design Services is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 912-781-8302. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 5263 Bloomfield Rd, Macon, GA 31206
Oglethorpe, Georgia Hotels
Oglethorpe, Georgia Restaurants
This is a list of Oglethorpe Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!
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