Geographic Center of Georgia

Geographic Center of Georgia

Image credit: David Seibert

Year Erected: 1981

Marker Text:  One and one tenth mile south-southeast from this marker is the geographic center of the state. The center is defined as the balance point of a plane or thin sheet of a uniform thickness in the shape of the area.

The central point is one-quarter mile south-southeast of the Junction of Turvin and Savage Creeks in Twiggs County and about seventeen and one-half miles southeast of Macon. The Geologic Survey Branch of the Department of Natural Resources determined the central point to be at latitude 32° 38´ 46″ N., longitude 83° 25´ 54″ W.

Tips for Finding This Marker: At the intersection of Jeffersonville-Bullard Road and Marion Road, on the right when traveling east on Jeffersonville-Bullard Road in Jeffersonville.