Macon, Georgia - Facts & Figures
The City of Macon is home to various museums, major attractions and many Southern historic landmarks including the Hay House, the Cannonball House and the Woodruff House. Macon boasts several annual events and festivals, including the Georgia State Fair and the Cherry Blossom Festival. The Cherry Blossom Festival is a spring festival that draws thousands each year to Macon with its venues, locations, entertainment, arts & crafts, shows, services, and of course, its beautiful cherry blossoms.
Macon is about 85 miles south of Atlanta, giving the city its name, "Heart of Georgia." Macon is home to several colleges and universities including Mercer University, Macon State College, and Wesleyan College.
- Population: 155,547
- Industries: construction, health care, education, public administration, finance and insurance
- Area Codes: 478
- ZIP Codes: 31201, 31202, 31203, 31204, 31205, 31206, 31207, 31208, 31209, 31210
- Surrounding Cities: Warner Robins, Milledgeville, Monroe, Conyers, Eatonton