The centerpiece of the pleasant town is the historic McDonough Square. A walking tour of the area is bound to turn up interesting history of the area. Or, try one of the themed Town Tours. The Henry County Courthouse in the square was built in 1897 in a Romanesque style by well-known architects. Residents enjoy shopping at one of the unique shops as they stroll. After meandering around town, people often head to one of the many charming and welcoming local restaurants including a delicious Italian restaurant and many others that offer southern style, Cajun/creole and tasty barbeque. Town events include the annual Geranium Festival and Christmas Extravaganza. Haunted History Tours and Ladies Night Out are monthly occurrences. The Atlanta Motor Speedway is located nearby, and the Miss Georgia USA pageant is hosted here. Another fun activity is the Southern Belle Farm, which offers the whole family a farm experience with berry picking, cow milking and animal petting, and it also hosts a fall corn maze and pumpkin patch.
McDonough, GA is a quaint town of around 22,000 people about 30 miles to the south of Atlanta. The median sales price for houses is holding steady at $155,000 based on 201 home sales. There are plenty of new or older homes to choose from. The average listing price has currently risen slightly to $225,000. The town is cozy and friendly, with down-home restaurants and appealing shopping areas to visit.SHOW MORE