The Greater West Georgia area offers plenty of opportunities for both work and play. Check out all the amenities that make each of our counties so unique.

Outdoor Living/Recreation

Carroll County: Carrollton Greenbelt (a 16-mile multimodal loop trail system that’s the longest in Georgia); John Tanner Park; McIntosh Reserve; Little Tallapoosa Park; Historic Banning Mills Adventure Resort; Lakeshore Recreation Center and Pool; East Carrollton Recreation Center; Midtown Water Park; Senior Centers in Carrollton, Temple, Bowdon, Mt. Zion, Villa Rica; V-Plex; Gold Dust Park; Carroll County Parks and Recreation Center

Coweta County: Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Andrew Bailey Park, Arnco Park, B.T. Brown Reservoir, Carl Miller Park, C.J. Smith Park, Cranford Park, First Avenue Park, Greenville Street Park, Hunter Complex, Kids Castle Park, Lynch Park, Moreland Park, Pickett Field, Ray Park, Richard Allen Drive Pool, Sargent Park, Senoia Park, Temple Avenue Park, Wesley Street Gym, Western Park, Whitlock Park

Haralson County: Tallapoosa River Trail (Dub Denman Trail) & public launches, Tour De Rogers Bike Trail, West Georgia Mud Park, Helton Highland Veterans Park, Bremen & Tallapoosa Sports Complex, Magnolia Kids Park, Yogi Bear Campground, Bremen Tennis Center, Tallapoosa Art Park

Heard County: Brush Creek Park, Snake Creek Park, Chattahoochee R.V. Park, Heard County Parks & Recreation Sports Complex, Heard County Covered Arena

Polk County: Silver Comet Trail, Highland ATV Park, The Rock Camping and RV Park, The Pinhoti Trail, Skydive Georgia, Skydive Spaceland Atlanta, The Big Spring, Peek Park, Aragon Veterans Park, Cedartown Veterans Memorial Park, Nathan Dean Sports Complex, Seaborn Jones Memorial Park, Rockmart Veterans Memorial Park, Bert Wood’s Sports Complex,

Troup County: Ann & Doc McCluskey Tennis Center, Mike Daniel Recreation Center, Granger Park, West Point Lake, Southern Harbor Resort and Marina, Highland Country Club,


Carrollton Green Belt


Chattahoochee Bend State Park


Silver Comet Trail

Arts & Entertainment

Carroll County: Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, Pine Mountain Gold Museum, Southeastern Quilt & Textile Museum, UWG Ingram Library, Lomason Memorial Library, Villa Rica Library, Sewell Memorial Library, Whitesburg Library, Cotton Mill Farmers Market, Mayfest, The AMP (amphitheater), The Mill amphitheater, Mill Town Music Hall, State Cross-Country Track Meet Venue; Meccafest-national artisan festival

Coweta County: Carnegie Library, Male Academy Museum, McRitchie-Hollis Museum, African-American Alliance Museum & Research Center, History Center, Lewis Grizzard Museum, Erskine Caldwell Museum, Historic Courthouse, Old Mill Museum, Buggy Shop Museum

Haralson County: Warren Sewell Public Library, West Georgia Museum, Sewell Mill Textile Museum, Mill Town Music Hall, Historic Buchanan Courthouse Library

Heard County: Heard County Old Jail Museum, Heard County  Historical Society, Libraries: Franklin, Ephesus & Centralhatchee

Polk County: Polk Historical Society, Rockmart Historical Museum, Cedartown Civic Auditorium, Rockmart Cultural Arts Center

Troup County: LaGrange Art Museum, Legacy Museum on Main, Explorations in Antiquity Center, Hills & Dales Estate, Lamar Dodd Art Center

Hills & Dales Estate


Colleges & Universities

Carroll County: University of West Georgia; West Georgia Technical College

Coweta County: University of West Georgia-Newnan; Mercer University, Brewton Parker College Newnan; West Georgia Technical College

Haralson County: West Georgia Technical College, University of West Georgia

Heard County: West Georgia Technical College

Polk County: Access to Berry College, Georgia Highlands College, Shorter University, Kennesaw State University/Southern Poly and University of West Georgia. Georgia Northwestern Technical College campus in Rockmart

Troup County: LaGrange College, Point University, West Georgia Technical College




Career Academies

Carroll County: Carroll County College and Career Academy (two campuses); 12 For Life – First Marquee Community of Great Promise Partnership

Coweta County: Central Educational Center

Polk County: Polk County College & Career Academy (a campus at each high school)

Troup County: THINC College & Career Academy

Central Educational Center


Private Schools

Carroll County: Oak Mountain Academy, Plantation Christian Academy, Holy Ground Academy, Oak Grove Montessori School

Coweta County: Carolyn Barron Montessori School, Heritage Christian School, Newnan Christian School, Orchard Hills Academy, Peachtree Baptist Academy, Shoal Creek Adventist School, The Heritage School, Trinity Christian School

Polk County: Covenant Christian School, Lundy Christian Academy, Berry College Elementary & Middle School, Darlington School, Montessori School of Rome, St. Mary’s Catholic School, Rockmart Children Academy, Unity Christian School, Vineyard Harvester Christian Academy

Troup County: LaGrange Academy, Dawson Street Academy, Lafayette Christian School, Sound Doctrine Christian Academy, Lagrange Seventh-day Adventist Church School, Ault Academy, Welcome Christian School, Cornerstone Christian School

Darlington School





Carroll County: West Georgia Regional Airport, Norfolk Southern Railroad, Interstates/Hwys: I-20, US 27, GA 61/101, GA 166, GA 5, GA 100

Coweta County: Newnan Coweta Airport, CSX and Norfolk Southern railroads, Interstates/Hwys: I-85

Haralson County: West Georgia Regional Airport, Norfolk Southern Railroad, Interstates/Hwys: I-20; US Hwy 27; US Hwy 100; US Hwy 120

Heard County: 25 miles away are Interstates 20/85/185. Four-Lane US Hwy 27 and State Routes 1, 34, 100

Polk County: Silver Comet Field in nearby Paulding County, CSX and Norfolk Southern railroads, Interstates/Hwys: US Highway 27, US Highway 278, GA Hwy 113, GA Hwy 101

Troup County: LaGrange-Callaway (KLGC) Airport, CSX Mainline railroad (north-south-east-west), Intermodal railroad access – Fairburn, GA (50 miles), Interstates/Hwys: 2 interstates (I-85 and I-185), 2 US Highways (US 27 and US 29), 2 State routes (SR109 and SR219)

CSX and Norfolk Southern Railroads


West Georgia Regional Airport




Carroll County: AT&T, Charter and SyncGlobal

Coweta County: AT&T, Charter Communications, Comcast, NuLink

Haralson County: Norfolk Southern T3; SyncGlobal Fiber Ring; Appalachian Valley Fiber Net; AT&T; Charter Communications

Heard County: AT&T and Charter Communications

Polk County: Parker Fibernet – Downtown Cedartown and Downtown Rockmart; AT&T  – Cedartown and Rockmart

Troup County: LaGrange provides reliable, low-cost telecommunications services to area industrial and commercial companies. Fiberoptic.



Google Fiber



Carroll County: Gas – Atlanta Gas Light; Electricity – Georgia Power Company, Carroll EMC, Greystone Power; Water/Sewer – City of Carrollton, Carroll County Water Authority, City of Villa Rica, City of Temple, City of Bowdon, City of Roopville

Coweta County: Coweta-Fayette EMC, Georgia Power, Newnan Utilities, Coweta County Water & Sewerage Authority

Haralson County: Georgia Power, Carroll EMC, Atlanta Gas Light

Heard County: Georgia Power, Carroll EMC, Coweta/Fayette EMC, Diverse Power EMC, Heard County Water System and Atlanta Gas Light

Polk County: Electricity – Georgia Power, Carroll EMC, Oglethorpe Power Corporation; Gas – Atlanta Gas Light; Water – City of Cedartown, City of Rockmart, Polk County Water Authority; Sewer – City of Cedartown, City of Rockmart

Troup County: City of LaGrange provides electric, water, sewer, and natural gas,  Diverse Power EMC