There's plenty of shopping, dining, and cultural experiences to be had in Monroe.

Welcome To Monroe

This ‘Antique Capital of the South’ is also known for its fantastic Southern hospitality
Monroe is a charming small town in the heart of the Peach State. Founded in 1821, Monroe is home to historic buildings and sites like the Monroe County Courthouse and the Sweet Auburn district. There's plenty of shopping, dining, and cultural experiences to be had in Monroe, and the locals are warm and welcoming.
Monroe is a great place to live, home to friendly people and beautiful scenery. There are plenty of things to do in the area, and the schools are excellent. Architecture in Monroe is a mix of old and new. The older buildings are made of brick and mortar, while the newer buildings are mostly made of wood. There is a courthouse on the town square that's over a hundred years old, and there is also a new hotel that's been built in the past few years.

What To Love

  • The Antique Capital of the South
  • Friendly and welcoming people
  • A strong sense of community
  • Great restaurants and businesses
  • Several parks, including a nature park with walking trails and a playground

Local Lifestyle

Monroe, Georgia is located in Walton County. It is a small town with a population of around 1,000 people. The town is known for its friendly atmosphere and its close-knit community. Many people who live in Monroe, Georgia commute to Atlanta for work, as the town is located about an hour away from Atlanta. The town is in close proximity to several major highways, including I-20 and I-85. The people who live in Monroe, Georgia are friendly and welcoming. The town has a small-town feel that many people find appealing.

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Monroe is known for its wide selection of antique stores, perfect for all your vintage shopping needs! In fact, Monroe is home to the largest concentration of antique shops in Georgia. Vintage Revival Antiques is a charming antique shop in the heart of Monroe, Georgia. Housed in the historic Monroe Cotton Mills, the shop is filled with all sorts of vintage treasures, from old-fashioned postcards to unique lamps. 
Stop by Silver Queen, a Monroe restaurant serving up fantastic dishes created by Chef Wes Kent. A popular brunch spot, Silver Queen offers delicious avocado toast, French toast, pancakes, and breakfast tacos – served with mimosas or coffee, of course. For baked goods, head over to Blue Rooster Bake Shop and enjoy buttercream cakes and other freshly baked treats. You can also bring the family out to Scoops Monroe for some delicious ice cream.

Things To Do

Monroe's Farmers Market is the best place to get fresh produce in the area. The market is open every Saturday, and they have a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. 
Celebrate the holidays at the candlelight Christmas shopping event, a festive celebration that takes place in the heart of downtown Monroe. Shoppers can enjoy live music, delicious food, and of course, plenty of shopping opportunities. Food Truck Fridays is an event that is held at the Cotton Mills. The event regularly brings the community together over delicious food.


  • Monroe County School System
  •  George Walton Academy 
  • Walton County Christian Learning

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