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Area Overview

Known as the Magnolia Midlands, here you will find rich agricultural heritage, beautiful rivers and lakes, abundant wildlife, shopping and small town festivals. Taste a slower, simpler lifestyle along the back roads of Georgia with a visit.The region provides a backdrop of beautiful scenery for any adventure you might seek, from rich history and culture to outdoor adventure and local festivals, from farm to table food to a rich agricultural history. Explore Magnolia Midland for favorite food finds, Georgia Grown products and unique works of art. Memories are meant to be made here!

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Dublin-Laurens County offers rich history including First African Baptist Church where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his first public speech at the age of 15 in 1944, antebellum homes, and the Dublin Laurens Museum and Cultural Center, with a wealth of revolving cultural, history, and heritage exhibits. Explore the St. Patrick's Festival each March with over 40 different events throughout the month. Take in a play, concert, or a performance at Theatre Dublin and experience over 50 different sites of historical and architectural importance with the self-guided downtown walking tour. Savor nationally acclaimed dining at Deano's Italian or pair fine dining and nightlife at Company Supply and Peter's Place. Relax at historic Page House Bed & Breakfast or enjoy gourmet Italian and cozy rooms at Dublin Farm. Escape the rush with acres of nature at River Bend Wildlife Management Area and Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area where miles of trails for bird watching, hiking, biking, camping, hunting, and fishing await. Reel in the big one at Hugh Gillis Public Fishing Area, and kayak the Great Oconee River. Locally grown goodness can be found at Market on Madison farmers market April-October, and enjoy Market on Madison's First Friday Concert Series! With a huge offering of events throughout the year, there's always fun ahead of the curve in Dublin.

Cultural Activities





Theatre Dublin downtown offers a rich offering of events throughout the year including The Nutcracker, plays, concerts, classical music performances, and opera. Dublin Carnegie hosts a selection of art exhibitions each year, including the Arts of Georgia Exhibit, which draws almost one hundred artists from across Georgia. Live music hits a high note at DubJam, an all day acoustic music festival held each June in historic Stubbs Park. Open Mic nights are held weekly at various locations and First Friday Concert Series lights up Market on Madison April-October, with Pig in the Park BBQ Championship kicking off the music scene the first Friday in March. Explore art and history at Dublin-Laurens Museum and Cultural Center.

Attractions






With a wealth of historic sites, architecture, and outdoor attractions, Dublin and Laurens County offers a wide variety of adventures to suit everyone. From family fun at TroupCorn to exploring our many parks downtown, Dublin is perfect for a day or weekend getaway.

Transportation



Taxis and shuttles are available to locations throughout Laurens County. Hartsfield-Atlanta International Airport is 90 minutes away, as is Hilton Head-Savannah International Airport.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  35.2  46.4  57.5  5.1 "
 February  37.0  49.5  62.1  4.4 "
 March  44.1  57.2  70.3  4.8 "
 April  49.9  64.0  78.1  3.1 "
 May  58.8  72.2  85.5  2.9 "
 June  66.9  79.1  91.3  4.3 "
 July  70.7  82.3  94.0  4.6 "
 August  69.6  81.0  92.4  4.7 "
 September  64.2  75.8  87.4  3.6 "
 October  52.2  65.3  78.4  2.7 "
 November  43.3  56.3  69.2  3.5 "
 December  36.6  48.4  60.1  3.7 "

Best Time To Go:

Spring and fall.

With our mild climate year round, Dublin and Laurens County is perfect for your next adventure! Swim, explore Southern Pines Splash Pad, hike, camp, and fish all year long. The fall colors are abundant due to our location on the fall line, and Spring blooms in with color due to the many dogwoods, azaleas, daffodils, and other southern flora.

Accommodations


Accommodations range from primitive camping, RV camping, bed and breakfast, economy lodging, and modern hotels.

Costs

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