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Quick Facts
Designation: Georgia State Scenic Byway
Fees: No fees to drive the byway.
Length, One-Way: 28 Miles (46.67 Kilometers)
Time: Allow at least one hour for driving and a visit in


General Information

Description - Pine forests and rolling pastures dominate the views along the Monticello Crossroads Scenic Byway as it runs through Jasper County. This 29-mile Byway emphasizes the rural and historic qualities of the area as it follows State Highways 11 and 83 heading north from the town of Monticello. Native Americans as well as evangelical Methodist Circuit Riders once used these routes as they crossed the state. Highway 83 was also part of the Seven Island Stagecoach Road that ran from Augusta to New Orleans and the Natchez Trace. Several individual structures as well as the central business district of Monticello have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Attractions - The Monticello Crossroads Scenic Byway is known for it's Cultural, Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Climate - The climate of north Georgia is temperate with moderately cold winters and warm, humid summers. Precipitation is fairly well distributed throughout the year; there are no wet or dry seasons.

Location - This byway is located in central Georgia, in the Piedmont Region.

Directions from : The Monticello Crossroads Scenic Byway is made up of State Routes 11 and 83, from the southern city limits of Monticello, to the Jasper County border.


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Recreation Opportunities
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ICON Scenic Driving Monticello Crossroads Scenic Byway
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ICON Viewing Scenery Monticello Crossroads Scenic Byway
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More Information

Additional Information:
Georgia Scenic Byways - Georgia offers one National Scenic Byways, the Tamiami Trail Scenic Byway, and seven state designated scenic byways.

Links:
Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.

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