Community Info

Community Information

Located approximately 25 minutes south of Atlanta, Henry County offers friendly, family-oriented communities with easy access to I-75. The area has become a popular film location for movies, television, and commercial video productions.

Did you know? Henry County was named for Revolutionary War patriot, Patrick Henry, known for his famous “Give me liberty or Give me death” speech. A life-size bronze sculpture created by acclaimed artist Andy Davis can be found in front of the Henry County Courthouse in Downtown McDonough. It is unique because there are no other known sculptures of Patrick Henry in existence.

City of McDonough, Georgia

McDonough extends an invitation for you to visit, shop, dine, and play where rich history and Southern charm await your arrival. McDonough is the county seat of Henry County. Unincorporated communities include Kelleytown and Ola. Home of the Geranium Festival, the Henry County Courthouse, South Point Shopping Center, Heritage Park, Southern Belle Farm, Veterans Wall of Honor, Cotton Fields Golf Course, Historic Downtown McDonough Square, Bud Kelley Park, Alexander Park, Big Spring Park, Hood Street Art Center, Camera Museum, C.O. Polk Interactive Museum, The Henry Players Theater, and Georgia National Golf Club. Neighborhoods include Lakehaven, Brush Arbor, Cotton Fields, Oak Park, Lake Dow, The Laurels, Emerald Plantation, and Crown River. The most famous resident is larger-than-life NBA hall of famer Shaquille O’Neal.

City of Stockbridge, Georgia

Stockbridge is a city where friends and family can relax and enjoy the good life. Home of Piedmont Henry Hospital, Eagle’s Landing Country Club, Merle Manders Special Event Center, Clark Community Park, and Panola Mountain State Park.

City of Locust Grove, Georgia

Visit Locust Grove where you will find a friendly atmosphere of country living combined with contemporary lifestyle conveniences. Home of Tanger Outlet Center, Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary, and the French Market & Tavern. Subdivisions include Heron Bay, Eagle’s Brooke Golf & Country Club, and Mallard’s Landing.

City of Hampton, Georgia

Hampton is a city enjoying the benefits of a small town atmosphere rich in history and tradition. Home of Crystal Lake Country Club, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Nash Farm Park and Battlefield, Jail House Brewery, and the Yellow Pollen Festival.

Henry County

Henry County Convention and Visitors Bureau

The one stop source for entertainment, shopping, dining, lodging, and recreation information.

Henry County Chamber of Commerce

Learn about trade, investment, and commercial business in Henry County.

Henry County Government

Includes planning and zoning information as well as access to tax records and plats.

Henry County School System

Includes department and program information, registration requirements, student handbooks, bus routes, sports and athletics, and even school lunch menus.