Communities in McDonough, Georgia

The City of Plenty

Just south of Atlanta, there are many opportunities to eat, play, shop and work in McDonough. Founded in 1823, the original buildings around the city’s historic square are filled with shops and restaurants, and residents enjoy live music and a variety of festivals year-round such as the Geranium Festival. Nature lovers appreciate great trail hikes and education at Cubihatcha Outdoor Center and Panola Mountain State Conservation Park, while racing fans will be drawn to the famous NASCAR host, Atlanta Motor Speedway. History buffs also like touring Nash Farm Battlefield and Heritage Park Museum.

Welcome to McDonough

McDonough, the county seat of Henry County, is a growing city with approximately 30,000 residents. Henry County, an easy 30 minute commute to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and downtown Atlanta, straight down I-75, offers residents a solid education system and a wide variety of economic and recreational opportunities. With three exits on I-75 and several highways passing through downtown, McDonough is always easy to get to. Henry County is one of the fastest-growing counties in Georgia, with a healthy share of metro Atlanta’s top employers in the retail, manufacturing, service and distribution industries. It is also a major hub for Georgia’s booming movie industry. Recently, 12 miles of managed, reversible express lanes on were inaugurated as part of I-75, providing reliable trip times, new jobs and other economic benefits to Henry County’s residents. 

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