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Pine Mountain trainKnown as the City of Gold, Villa Rica is where art, culture and history are at the heart and soul of the community. 

One of the fastest growing cities in the State of Georgia, Villa Rica is still a place where you can experience the feel of an old mercantile while strolling down our  crepe myrtle covered sidewalks.  

Retail therapy is just what the doctor  ordered in historic downtown. Choose from a variety of specialty shops, antique stores and signature restaurants. 

While you’re downtown visit Wick’s Tavern, the oldest commercial structure in West Georgia. 

Villa Rica is home of the first Gold Rush in Georgia and that history is captured daily at the Pine Mountain Gold Museum where you can walk the trails where miners walked, pan for gold and gems, and enjoy the museum and documentary film.  

Villa Rica is conveniently located on Interstate 20 just 35 miles west of downtown  Atlanta, Georgia and 114 miles eastPine Mountain front of downtown Birmingham, Alabama.

Rich in history Villa Rica is home to Coca-Cola legend Asa Candler and Gospel Music founder Thomas A. Dorsey. The city has gained notoriety of late from such hometown celebrities as  Boston Celtic Jae Crowder and 
comedian (and  Season 8 winner of The Last Comic Standing) Rod Man. 

No matter what you’re looking for, you can still  discover gold in  Villa Rica, Georgia!
 
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      Director of Downtown Development & Tourism
      678-840-1160
      Tourism and Main Street Program Coordinator
      678-840-1440
       
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