Located in Northeast Georgia, Elberton is 33 miles east of Athens. Known as the "The Granite Capital of the World," it produces more granite monuments than any other city. In addition to its granite monuments, Elberton is also known for historic homes & architecture.
The Georgia Guidestones are a local mystery and display a 10-part message in 12 languages to mankind. Learn more about the granite industry and the statue of Dutchy at the Granite Museum, which contains historical exhibits, artifacts, educational displays and materials depicting current and past events in the rich heritage of the Elberton Granite Industry.
Downtown Elberton includes the historic Elbert County Courthouse and the Elbert Theatre. The theater offers current movie viewings as well as a renovated art center & meeting space.