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University of Georgia
Griffin Campus
1109 Experiment Street
Griffin, GA 30223

Griffin Campus Maps

Directions to Griffin Campus

Lodging In Griffin
From Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport

Upon exiting Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (South Terminal), head towards the South Terminal Parkway. Bear right at Airport Boulevard. Continue NORTH on Airport Boulevard (staying to the left), and get on the ramp for I-85 South. Take I-85 S towards Macon. Merge onto I-285 and continue south and then East on i-285. Take the I-75 exit 58 to Atlanta/Macon/Tampa. Get in the right lane and continue south on I-75 to Macon/Tampa.

Take exit 235 to "Griffin (US-19)/Jonesboro (US-41)". Continue south on US-19/US-41/Tara Boulevard for a total of 25+ miles to Griffin.

After going through many stop lights (11+ in Jonesboro, 3+ at Wal-Mart in Lovejoy), you will pass Atlanta Motor Speedway on your right. You are approximately 10 miles from downtown Griffin.

After you cross into Spalding County, you will pass through 3 stoplights (School Road in Sunnyside, further on Birdie Road, Vineyard Road) before turning left at a main intersection at McIntosh Road. This 'McIntosh Road to the left/Ga-92 to the right' intersection is noted as passing an Arby's and a car wash on the left; a shopping mall (Big Lots and Belk's) and a McDonald's, on the right. Get into the left lane; turn left at this stoplight onto McIntosh Road.

On McIntosh Road, stay in the left lane, continue to the next stoplight and go across onto Experiment Street. This intersection is more of an "X".

Travel about .6 mile on Experiment Street to a three-way stoplight. Continue straight and cross railroad tracks (now paved over, but they can be seen on either side of the road). Continue straight on Experiment Street to the main entrance on the right. This is the entrance into the turf fields with visitor parking on the right.  This entrance is SOUTH of the Stuckey and Flynt Buildings.

There is free parking anywhere on campus. You may find it appropriate to locate the building you need and park near it.  Look at our campus map.

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From Athens

Take U.S. 78 west toward Atlanta. At Monroe, take the exit for Ga. 138 and head southwest toward Conyers.

At Conyers, cross over I-20 and continue through about four stoplights. Head straight onto Ga. 20 toward McDonough. Do not turn right onto Ga. 138.

Continue on Ga. 20 to Oak Hill and a four-way stop. Oak Hill Baptist Church is across the intersection on the right. Turn right and continue on Ga. 20.

Merge with Ga. 155 upon entering McDonough. Continue south on Ga. 155, and cross Interstate 75. Continue south on Ga. 155 into Spalding County.

You will reach a four-way stop at a Phillips gas station. A Kangaroo (Citgo) gas station will be across the street. Turn right and stay on Ga. 155. Continue on Ga. 155 into the Griffin city limits.

At the first stop sign, turn left onto North Hill Street.  Cross railroad tracks (Welcome Center will be on your right) and turn immediately right onto Broad Street.

On Broad Street, immediately after the second traffic light veer to the right onto Experiment Street. 

Continue on Experiment Street for approximately 1.5 miles and the Griffin Campus will be on your left (you will pass a large electrical substation on the left). 

The first gated entrance to the campus is the main entrance and it is on the left.  This is the entrance into the turf fields with visitor parking on the right.  This entrance is SOUTH of the Stuckey and Flynt Buildings.

There is free parking anywhere on campus. You may find it appropriate to locate the building you need and park near it.  Look at our campus map.

From Athens - 2nd route

Take U.S. 441 south toward Madison.  Continue until coming to Interstate 20.  Exit onto I-20 west (towards Atlanta) and go approximately one mile to the next exit. 

At this exit, get on Ga. 83 towards Shady Dale and Monticello.
Once in Monticello, turn onto Ga. 16 west towards Jackson and Griffin.

In Jackson, continue on Ga. 16 towards Griffin. After crossing over Interstate 75, there is approximately 10 miles into the Griffin city limits.

Once in the city limits of Griffin, Ga. 16 will also be named Taylor Street.  Continue on Taylor Street approximately 2 miles.  After passing a Chick-fil-A on your left and then a Sonic on your left, get in the right lane to veer off onto the North Expressway – this is US 19/41 Business. 

After going right, there will be Voice to the Nation church on your right.  Stay in right lane for approximately one half mile.

Proceed approximately 1 mile to the second traffic light, and turn right onto Ellis Road. The Griffin Campus will be on your left.  

The first entrance to the campus on your left will be Cowart Street.  This entrance will be close to the Melton Building and the Redding Building (both on your left after entering).

The second entrance to the campus on your left will be Higgins Road.  This entrance will be close to the Student Learning Center, Flynt Building and the Stuckey Conference Center.  Visitor parking is to your right past the turf fields after entering the campus.

There is free parking anywhere on campus. You may find it appropriate to locate the building you need and park near it.  Look at our campus map.

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From Macon

Take I-75 north toward Atlanta. Take the exit for Griffin and Jackson (Ga. 16, Exit 205). Go west for about 10 miles. Proceed straight into downtown Griffin.

Once in the city limits of Griffin, Ga. 16 will also be named Taylor Street.  Continue on Taylor Street approximately 2 miles.  After passing a Chick-fil-A on your left and then a Sonic on your left, get in the right lane to veer off onto the North Expressway – this is US 19/41 Business. 

After going right, there will be Voice to the Nation church on your right.  Stay in right lane for approximately one half mile.

Proceed approximately 1 mile to the second traffic light, and turn right onto Ellis Road. The Griffin Campus will be on your left.  

The first entrance to the campus on your left will be Cowart Street.  This entrance will be close to the Melton Building and the Redding Building (both on your left after entering).

The second entrance to the campus on your left will be Higgins Road.  This entrance will be close to the Student Learning Center, Flynt Building and the Stuckey Conference Center.  Visitor parking is to your right past the turf fields after entering the campus.

There is free parking anywhere on campus. You may find it appropriate to locate the building you need and park near it.  Look at our campus map.

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From Auburn, AL or Columbus, GA area

Take I-85 north toward Atlanta. Take the exit for Ga. 16 near Newnan. It will be Exit 41 and should be listed as Newnan/Griffin.

Proceed east on Ga. 16 for about 34 miles through Sharpsburg, Senoia and Zetella.

Once you reach Griffin, you will cross U.S. 19/41. Continue on Ga. 16 through two stoplights (Krogers and Lowe's on right, Home Depot on your left). At the third stoplight, turn left onto Business 19/41. Wendy's will be on the left corner.

Proceed approximately 1 mile to the second traffic light, and turn right onto Ellis Road. The Griffin Campus will be on your left. 

The first entrance to the campus on your left will be Cowart Street.  This entrance will be close to the Melton Building and the Redding Building (both on your left after entering).

The second entrance to the campus on your left will be Higgins Road.  This entrance will be close to the Student Learning Center, Flynt Building and the Stuckey Conference Center.  Visitor parking is to your right past the turf fields after entering the campus.

There is free parking anywhere on campus. You may find it appropriate to locate the building you need and park near it. Look at our campus map.

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