Downtown Clarkesville

Welcome to Clarkesville, where big-city amenities mesh with small-town charm to create an unforgettable experience. The designation as a Main Street City has invigorated Clarkesville. Scores of new businesses have sprung up and more are on the way. In 2020, Downtown Clarkesville was designated as a Historic Preservation District. The Main Street Façade and Sign Grant Program have awarded over 50 grants totaling more than $50,000 in grant funds.

Currently, Downtown Clarkesville is along Washington Street from Louise Street to Mary Street, and all side roads in between.

  • There are 167 businesses in this district.
  • There are 1,625 people employed in this district
  • Traffic counts along Washington Street average 17,000 daily
Welcome to Clarkesville - We Call it Home!