Looking at homes for sale in Barrow County? As a resident of Winder and Barrow County, I can genuinely say it is one of the most convenient, tucked away gems in the east metro Atlanta area. Winder is far enough away from the city to
enjoy a slower pace but it is still convenient to everything – check it out…
Proximity to the Atlanta and Athens –
Barrow County offers a fantastic quality of life while being 50 miles northeast of Atlanta or 24 miles to Athens and the University of Georgia. Winder is the county seat for Barrow County, Winder has experienced significant growth over the last 10 years.
Quick access to the highway system –
Barrow County is situated in close proximity to I-85, GA 316, and US Hwy 78 is only a few minutes south. Living in Barrow County and working in Atlanta or Athens is no problem because you can be on a major thoroughfare quickly and there are multiple options for alternative routes if you hit a traffic snag.
Barrow County has 16 sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Fort Yargo features a 260 acre lake and offers a large swimming beach, fishing and boat ramps. Mountain bikers and hikers can test their endurance on 20.5 miles of trails. The park’s wooded disc golf course is exceptionally challenging. Fort Yargo State Park is also a beautiful location for outdoor weddings, reunions and other celebrations. Visitors have a choice of numerous facilities for all budgets, ranging from group shelters to lake-view pavilions.
Fort Yargo State Park is located just south of downtown Winder off of Hwy 81:
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