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Americus is located in Sumter County along Highway 280 north Albany in southwestern Gerogia in the Southern Rivers Region of the state. Americus is east of Plains, the hometown of former President Jimmy Carter.

It was named after the explorer Amerigo Vespucci and the Habitat for Humanity was founded here.


Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Americus Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Wise Old Pine |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Windsor Hotel |

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08/25 Coming to The area
Azalea Festival Valdosta GA March9-10 Free admission to a festival drawing 20,000 people from all over the Southeast and beyond.
Ozark Crawdad and Music Festival Ozark AL April20 This family & pet friendly festival is FREE to the public and features Great Live Music, Wonderful Foods, Arts & Craft Vendors, Children's Activity Area, Sonic's Popular Hotdog Eating Contest, the Crawdad 5k Run, Walk, or Crawl and much more!
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
Rose Show and Festival Thomasville GA February25 Held in beautiful downtown Thomasville, the Rose Festival has been a Southwest Georgia tradition since the 1920's! Enjoy roses, roses, and more roses, plus two parades, live music and street dance, arts and crafts, fantastic food and so much more!
Georgia Strawberry Festival Art and Craft Show Reynolds GA April27 The Georgia Strawberry Festival Arts and Crafts Show invite you to Reynolds, Georgia for a funfilled day of arts and crafts, food, fun and entertainment as we celebrate strawberry season.
Powers' Festival Newnan GA April27-28 Powers Festival supplies the best arts, crafts, food, fun, and entertainment.