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Our Heritage

Eatonton was founded as the seat of Putnam County in 1808. The city was named for William Eaton, the diplomat, adventurer, and hero in the Tripolitan War. Since the town’s inception, many notable residents have come to find Eatonton as home.

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Our Hospitality

It is a time honored southern tradition to make visitors feel welcome, and we’d like to think the folks in Eatonton and Putnam County are pretty good at it. Whether you are looking for a rustic river cabin, or an upscale lakeside resort, Putnam County has something for everyone.

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Our Hometown

Eatonton offers a variety of things to do for all shapes, sizes, ages, and events. Take a look at our attractions and you will see that this fun-loving community understands the value of preserving the past, while looking to the future.

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Stay

Accomodations in the Briar Patch are as diverse as the community itself. Whether you are looking for a rustic river cabin, or an upscale lakeside resort hotel, Putnam County has something for everyone. Hotels Rental Homes Campgrounds

Eat

Restaurants in Eatonton Dairy Queen 115 Gray Rd. (706) 484-2445 Huddle House 916 Oak St. (706) 485-7990 Kinorhook BBQ 103 Mockingbird Dr SW (706) 485-8187/td> Ingles Deli 754 Monticello Rd. (706) 484-2256 McDonalds 105 Oak St. (706) 485-3533 Southern Delights Cafeteria 104 Oconee St. (706) 749-8292 Pizza Hut 815 Oak St. (706) 485-7611 Zaxbys 120 […]

Shop

Shopping is an excellent way to enjoy Eatonton and the Lake area. Something will be sure to strike your fancy as shops offer unique gifts, antiques and collectables. DOWNTOWN With family owned antique stores and boutiques around every corner of the square, downtown Eatonton has something to offer every shopper. Frilly Frocks has unique finds […]

Play

Putnam County is a wonderland for architecture buffs, sports enthusiasts, adventure seekers, antique collectors, and luxury lovers. Eatonton is brimming full with Antebellum structures, mom and pop shops, local eateries, and the sweetest tea in the South. The county itself is surrounded by 2 lakes and a National forest. Beaches, hiking trails, water sport rentals […]