Henry County

Welcome to Henry County

Located just outside Atlanta’s perimeter, this area is home to the Atlanta Motor Speedway.
 
Composed of four cities — Stockbridge, McDonough, Hampton, and Locust Grove — Henry County is best known for its prosperous economy and exceptional quality of life. Home to more than 200,000 residents, the area is located just 30 miles south of Atlanta and is prized for its quick commute and affordability.
 
Home to the Atlanta Motor Speedway, NASCAR, and Panola Mountain State Park, Atlanta plays host to a variety of recreation and culture. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate Henry County’s acres of parks, recreation centers, and outdoor attractions.
 
A bustling retail district, several “pick-your-own” farms, and a range of fine dining restaurants also contribute to this region’s charm. Homes here are spacious and feature a generous amount of land.
 

What to Love

  • Great commute
  • Affordable homes
  • Charming community with lots of activity

People & Lifestyle

Many families and young professionals call Henry County home, thanks to its proximity to the city and excellent school system.
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

A variety of eclectic food offerings abound in Henry County. Local favorites include Papi's Cuban & Caribbean Grill, part of a low-key local chain offering Cuban and Caribbean fare along with occasional live Latin music; Patunia’s, a locally famous food truck packed with savory vegetarian and vegan options; and BurgerIM, a chef-inspired burger restaurant serving customized toppings, sauces, fries and more.
 
In terms of entertainment, residents enjoy Panola Mountain State Park, which offers hiking trails, two fishing lakes, and opportunities for camping. The Atlanta Motor Speedway hosts the NASCAR Cup Series stock car races annually.
 

Things to Do

At Southern Belle Farm, guests can pick their own seasonal fresh produce or choose a Christmas tree at holiday time.
 
The Cotton Fields Golf Club, scenic Georgia farmland that once grew some of the South’s best cotton, is now home to an 18-hole golf course. Many Henry County residents come here to putt around on the practice greens or have lunch on the spacious outdoor pavilion.
 

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