Milledgeville, referred to as the “Heart of Georgia,” is a city with a wealth of historical character, charm, and heritage. Being the capital of Georgia until 1864, the city is home to the stately Old Governor’s Mansion as well as the historic campuses of Georgia College and State University and Georgia Military College. Downtown Milledgeville has experienced a renaissance bringing renewed energy, activity and revitalization that recently earned national recognition and award as a Great American Main Street City. Milledgeville prides itself on a balance of city living with stewardship of environment. Recreation opportunities abound in this city, named a Bike Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists, including Georgia Power’s 17,000 acre Lake Sinclair, touted as the cleanest lake in Georgia, as well as the Oconee River Greenway offering miles of trails along the river, creeks and through the natural environment. With a unique balance of historic/future vision, urban/green space, and development/stewardship, Milledgeville continues to enrich and connect community. Milledgeville-Baldwin County is a great place to learn, play, shop, dine, and live.