Living at your own convenience is a mindset found not only in the community, but throughout the town as well. Americus, an intimate town of 19,000 is rich in history and culture, offering a variety of social opportunities including theaters, dining, sports activities and churches for residents. The town also prides itself in education, as it is home to two institutions of higher learning, Georgia Southwestern University and South Georgia Technical College.
Americus is decorated with historical architectural design, rows of boutique shops and unique restaurants featuring anything from five star cuisines to fantastic home-cooked traditional southern fare. It embraces the small town vibe where friends and neighbors wave hello and traffic is unheard of. It’s a place to walk around on sunny afternoons, ice cream cone in hand and not a care in the world.
Nearby you will find the towns of Andersonville, Leslie and Plains. From Civil War to museums, to the home of our 39th President, Jimmy Carter, there is plenty to do in Americus-Sumter County!