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Decatur, Georgia, 30032
1 Bedroom$519 - $589
2 Bedrooms$569 - $724
Decatur, Georgia, 30034
2 Bedrooms$665 - $685
3 Bedrooms$745 - $755
Mcdonough, Georgia, 30253
1 Bedroom$790 - $895
2 Bedrooms$890 - $1,175
3 Bedrooms$1,105 - $1,249
Mcdonough, Georgia, 30253
2 Bedrooms$650 - $730
3 Bedrooms$799 - $850
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Geraniums- Held every year on the third Saturday of May, McDonough's one-day Geranium Festival celebrates the community and the region's locally grown flowers. Sponsored by the local McDonough Lions Club for over 30 years, the free event draws in over 25,000 attendees each year. Situated on McDonough Square, the festival showcases local artistry and talent with an open-air market selling handmade arts and crafts, local food vendors, and entertainment including live musical performances. With over 300 vendors, the Geranium Festival is the highlight of McDonough's spring season, will all proceeds supporting local and national charities.
The Story of the Geranium City- Founded in 1823, McDonough was named after the War of 1812's Battle of Lake Champlain hero, naval officer commodore Thomas Macdonough. By 1827, a brick courthouse was erected in the town's public square and the Henry County Academy was founded. Soon established as a relay station on the stagecoach line between New York and New Orleans, McDonough become the county seat of Henry County. This sparked a growth for the community and an assortment of mechanic shops, taverns, inns, and churches began to spring up all over town. Today, McDonough is a flourishing tight-knit community with a population of 8,500.
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Mcdonough Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Mcdonough have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In December the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Mcdonough apartment cost $741. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Mcdonough apartment was $840 in December. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in December was $996. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Mcdonough rentals listed below.
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What kinds of outdoor activities are either in or around McDonough?
Located along highway 42, Alexander Park is a 12.5-acre park where the locals head to play baseball, make use of the picnic areas and walking track, or catch a summer concert at the park's own amphitheater. Another popular outdoor venue, Avalon Park is a 26,000 square foot open-air pavilion with a covered hockey rink, three football fields, and a concession stand. Situated on Lake Dow Road, the local Heritage Park features the famous veterans' wall of honor and several historic buildings, as well as jogging trails and playing fields. As long as they have a permit, McDonough locals can hit up the scenic Henry Water Reservoir for some great fresh water fishing.
Does McDonough have a downtown area where a lot of people walk around?
Old Town Square is McDonough's charming pedestrian-friendly downtown area with over 275 unique retail and business locations. This picturesque locale features beautiful Colonial architecture and the downtown Polk Building showcases one of the very rare post office murals painted during the Reconstruction by artist Jean Charlot. Retailers include antique shops, boutiques, spas, home decor, gifts, florists, and electronic stores, as well as an activities and arts center and an assortment of eating establishments. Deemed one of the Top 5 Burger Places on the south side of Atlanta, Chevy's Diner is a 50s-style joint serving up fun and tasty treats like Desi's Fried Chicken, Rock-a-Billy's Grilled Chicken, the Whiz Kids Philly Cheesesteak, and delicious hand-spun milkshakes. After lunch at Chevy's head to Old Town's upscale Winsor Gallery to view the fine landscapes, seascapes, and still lifes hand painted by local and regional artists.
Are there big sporting events that people in Mcdonough enjoy attending?
McDonough isn't home to any major professional or collegiate sports teams. However, there are often games going on at one of the local schools. For a larger sporting event, McDonough residents can venture to Atlanta, located about 30 miles to the north. Atlanta is home to the Braves, the Falcons, the Hawks, and the Thrashers.
Are there museums in McDonough or nearby?
McDonough itself isn't home to any museums, but there are many nearby. The Road to Tara Museum is located in Jonesboro and features exhibits and memorabilia relating to the characters of Gone With The Wind, and the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation in Hampton has collections of planes that children can touch. Apart from that, the best place for museums in the area is undoubtedly Atlanta. Atlanta's art museums include the High Museum of Art, the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA), the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, and the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Atlanta is also home to the Atlanta History Center, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, the Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum, the Carter Center and Presidential Library, Rhodes Hall, the Wren's Nest, the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, the World of Coca-Cola, the Delta Heritage Museum, the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum, the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, and the William Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum.
Does Mcdonough have a good school system?
The Henry County School District provides public education to McDonough students. Serving about 39,000 pupils across 48 schools, this district was rated better than 76.8 percent of school districts in Georgia and 29.9 percent of school districts in the country. Therefore, McDonough has an excellent school system relative to the rest of the state, but it's well below average on a national level. As always, however, sometimes it does depend on what the student puts into it, so a high-quality education can still be obtained from less than perfect schools.