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General Places

Atlanta State Farmer's Market

About Clayton County - Farmer's MarketAt 150 acres, the Atlanta Market is considered one of the largest of its kind in the world. It features a garden center, wholesale and retail activities, and is a major marketing hub and distribution point for fresh, locally grown produce in the Southeast and throughout the country.

Clayton State University

About Clayton County - Clayton State UniversityClayton State University, founded in 1969, is a unit of the University System of Georgia, an outstanding comprehensive metropolitan university that currently enrolls more than 6,500 students in degree credit programs that, in the words of the University's mission, provide "career-oriented education with a solid liberal arts foundation." Clayton State's academic programs now include more than 30 bachelor's degrees and eight master's degrees. The past five years at Clayton State have been highlighted by the University being ranked in the first tier of comparable institutions in the south by U.S. News & World Report, and the reaffirmation of the University's accreditation by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Library System

About Clayton County - Library SystemServices include books, audio tapes, video tapes and framed art prints to check out, story times for preschool children, BabyTalk! for children ages 0 - 24 months & parents/care givers, summer reading club, scheduled programs for school age children, voter registration forms, income tax forms, free Internet access (with GALILEO), local history and genealogy room, typewriters for public use and much more.

Water Authority

Provides superior water and sewer service to Clayton County while enhancing the environment and developing an enthusiastic and productive workforce.

Southern Regional Health System

About Clayton County - Southern Regional Health SystemSouthern Regional Health System is a leader in providing innovative healthcare to metro Atlanta. It offers a 331-bed, full-service hospital in Riverdale, Georgia with a robotic surgery program, an accredited chest pain center and the Women's Life Center. SRHS operates a Bariatric Center and a heartburn treatment center, the only one of its kind in metro Atlanta. SRHS has developed a satellite campus, Spivey Station, in Jonesboro, Georgia. This new campus serves as a single destination for outpatient care, offering a range of specialties including women's services, digital imaging and an outpatient surgery center, Spivey Station Surgery Center. Visit Southern Regional's website to learn about the entire health system and the services they provide at http://www.southernregional.org/.

Senior Center

The Senior Adult Center offers a facility for gathering, to socialize, play pool, take ceramic classes, play bingo, join clubs, enjoy special events and even take overnight trips.

Public School System

About Clayton County - Public School SystemProviding quality education for all Clayton County students and addressing the needs of the whole child by increasing student achievement, improving employee morale, having qualified employees in all positions, increasing parental involvement in the educational process, and maximizing the use of community resources in the education of our students.

Clayton County Humane Society

Clayton County Humane Society is a "no-kill" animal rescue facility, operating in the southern metro-Atlanta area. They provide a loving, caring environment to our animals until permanent placement in adoptive homes can be achieved. For more information visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org.

 

 

Historical/Tourist Places

Arts Clayton

About Clayton County - Arts ClaytonA community service arts agency promoting Georgia artists with a focus on Clayton County and south-metro Atlanta. Monthly Art Exhibits, Artist Workshops and Summer Art Camps.

Convention and Visitors Bureau

About Clayton County - Convention and Visitors BureauHome of Gone with the Wind, Clayton County is part of the Atlanta Metro Travel Region, Georgia's premier vacation destination! Add variety to your next visit with great shopping, sight-seeing, and dining possibilities. With close access to all downtown Atlanta attractions via I-75 and I-285, Clayton County offers convenient lodging alternatives for your next visit to Metro Atlanta.

Georgia Archives

About Clayton County - Georgia ArchivesDiscover little known facts of Georgia history, find missing branches in your family tree, view interesting images of Georgia, or learn how state government works. The staff is ready to show you the treasures of Georgia, which include family papers, maps, photographs, county records, and official state records from 1732 to the present. Open: Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30-5. Tours: Tuesday-Friday, 11. Admission: Free. The Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260, Telephone: 678-364-3732, Fax: 678-364-3860.

Spivey Hall

About Clayton County - Spivey HallSince opening its doors in 1991, Spivey Hall, located on the campus of Clayton College & State University in Morrow, GA, has earned renown as one of the premiere recital halls in the United States, boasting the finest acoustics and a perennial top-notch concert season. Spivey Hall offers a wide-ranging season that features the finest in piano, vocal, chamber, jazz, world, choral, organ, string and early music. Artists, patrons and journalists have all sung the hall's praises.

The Beach

About Clayton County - BeachThe Beach at Clayton County International Park offers a six acre swimming lake with geyser, six waterslides, log roll attraction, adventure kiddie pool, indoor playground, picnic areas, and concessions.

Reynolds Nature Preserve

About Clayton County - Nature Preserve

The William H. Reynolds Nature Preserve is dedicated to promoting public awareness of appreciation of our natural environment. The preserve encompasses 130 acres of undisturbed woodlands, ponds, and streams. Four miles of well-defined foot paths are laid out in convenient half-mile loops to bring hikers back their starting point.

 

Southlake Mall

Featuring over 120 department stores and specialty shops for your whole family including Rich's, Macy's, JCPenney, Sears, American Eagle, Victoria's Secret and GAP. Thrill the kids with a ride on the carousel and enjoy a great meal in the food court.

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