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  • Quitman, Georgia

    Founded by the same General Assembly Act in 1858, Quitman was named after General John Anthony Quitman,

    and includes a square mile, city limit to city limit, historic district. 

  • Boasting a 100% occupancy, historic

    downtown Quitman is engaged in a full scale renovation of mainstreet buildings. 

    Known as Georgia’s Camellia City, spring and

    summer months feature the beautiful pink blossoms

    of the Betty Sheffield, Quitman’s personal breed of camellia blossom.


     Quitman’s Points of Interest

    • North Court Street features beautiful 1860s Greek Revival, 1890s Victorian, and 1920s Bungalow homes along a shady avenue
    • The Historical Museum and Cultural Center highlights the history of Brooks County
    • The Chamber of Commerce offers a walking tour displaying the best of Quitman
    • The Old Oak Hill and West End Cemeteries have gravesites of many Confederate Heroes                            
    • Veteran's Park is a public park featuring a walking track, tennis courts, children’s equipment, and picnic areas