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The city of Oglethorpe was incorporated in 1849, and in 1854 Oglethorpe was established as the county seat for Macon County. Our history is colorful and at one point the city of Oglethorpe was on the short list for the new capital of Georgia, but missed the final candidates by one vote. 

Please note: the city of Oglethorpe is located in Southwest-Central Georgia.

Upcoming Events

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Deer Day Fall Festival

Join us for our annual fall festival on Saturday, October 19th from 9-2 at the Oglethorpe City Park.  You'll enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts, fabulous food, raffles and prizes, hay ride, games and family-friendly fun!...

Come join us at the Oglethorpe City Park for family-friendly trick-or-treating. We're always looking for more help in handing out treats, so please join us and bring goodies for the children and decorate a table, your trunk or just bring a smile and some...

Join us on our first ever #shopsmall Saturday event on Saturday, November 30th from 11-1 in Downtown Oglethorpe, GA ... on Sumter Streets!

Come shop for Christmas (or just because) on Sumter Street in Downtown Oglethorpe, GA on #shopsmall Saturday. That's...