Shopping

Forget about driving out to the mall, hunting for parking space and trudging through the same old places! Instead, head for the Downtown Clarkesville - a great "shopportunity!" Where else can you stroll amid century-old historic buildings and be greeted by folks who actually own the store you've walked into?


Explore the unique mix of storefront shops and galleries set along tree-lined streets. Shopping is an adventure in our charming city where merchants welcome you with one-of-a-kind finds and personalized service!
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Dining

Explore Downtown Clarkesville, the perfect place to wine and dine. Award-winning restaurants, casual cafes lunchtime eateries offer many different options for all tastes and occasions. After dark, come enjoy live music, food and fun at downtown's numerous vibrant nightspots.
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Recreation

An outdoor-enthusiasts dream! Here in Clarkesville you'll find a vibrant, charming downtown surrounded by pristine natural beauty and abundant recreation. Downtown Clarkesville is easily walkable and waiting to be explored. Home to the Soque River, two award-winning golf courses, the Clarkesville Greenways, and two city parks, Clarkesville is plentiful in recreational opportunities!
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Area Attractions

Clarkesville is a great starting point for several destinations in Northeast Georgia and throughout the state. Whether you are interested in the arts, science, nature, professional sports, or amusement parks, Clarkesville has it all nearby!
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Parks/Nature

The city has a mild climate and four distinct seasons. From the blooming mountain laurels of spring to the brilliant colors of fall, residents and visitors can get outside and enjoy the many blessings of Mother Nature. Because of Clarkesville's central location, visitors can easily travel to four state parks located just a short drive from town. Additionally, visitors can take advantage of the numerous parks, gardens and greenways located within the heart of the city. Start your adventure here!
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Services

Downtown Clarkesville and the surrounding area are home to many businesses catering to the needs of our residents. Real estate, banking, insurance - whatever the need, there is someone here to help.
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History/Visitors Center

Take a step back in time! Rich in history, Clarkesville's extraordinary journey begins at the City of Clarkesville Visitors Center, located in the Historic Mauldin House where you can speak with planning staff, gather information and maps, explore the museum room, grab restaurant menus, stroll through the Gardens, or just enjoy relaxing in a chair on our front porch.
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