Clayton County (031)

Historic Markers Across Georgia


Clayton County was created on Nov. 30, 1858.

The county seat is in Jonesboro, GA.,
and the county is 144.3 Square Miles in area.

  Click here to visit the Clayton county home page.

  FIPS Code: 13063

  Information about Clayton County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

  Georgia County facts for Clayton County.
  US Census Quick Facts about Clayton County.


There are 52 Historic Markers in Clayton County.

14th A.C. At Shoal Creek Church   -   GHM 031-35
  NE of intersection of Flat Shoals Rd and Fayetteville Rd WM2C4X    P*

14th A.C. Troops at the Evans Farm   -   GHM 031-29
  Old Fayetteville Rd at Church St, Riverdale WM40KD P*

Attack by Lee's Corps   -   GHM 031-15
  Fayetteville Road at North Avenue, Jonesboro, GA WM40NB    P*

Baird's Div., 14th A.C.   -   GHM 031-30
  Ga 139 and Flat Shoals Rd, 2 miles north of Riverdale WM2D2T    P*

Battle of Jonesboro: The First Day   -   GHM 031-26
  North Avenue just west of US 41, west of Jonesboro, GA WM40NH    P*

Battle of Jonesboro: The Second Day   -   GHM 031-24
  Ga 54 just north of Warren House, Jonesboro, GA WMNWV    P*

Battle of Jonesborough   -    38
  102 North McDonough Street, Jonesboro, GA WMVREP      

Battlefield Landmark   -   GHM 031-27
  W side of US 41 between Robert E Lee Parkway & Dixon Rd WM40N9    P*

Cavalry Action At Lovejoy's Station   -   GHM 031-22
  US 41 at Hastings WM13VY    P*

Clayton County   -   GHM 031-7
  On McDonough Street and King Street at the old courthouse, Jonesboro, GA. WM2E92    P*

Cleburne's Div. At Flint River Bridge   -   GHM 031-28
  Flint River Rd at Roberts Rd just east of Flint River   

Diverted Attack   -   GHM 031-14
  Fayetteville Rd at West Mill Rd, west edge of Jonesboro, GA WM40ND    P*

Flankers Road   -   GHM 031-AGD-6
  Security Checkpoint on Hood Avenue, Fort Gillem WMNRTG   

Fort Gillem   -    
  at the intersection of Flankers Road and Ashmore Road, Fort Gillem, Forest Park, GA   

Gen. S. D. Lee's Corps   -   GHM 031-9
  On Tara Boulevard (Old Dixie Hwy) and Battlecreek Road north of Jonesboro, GA.   

Georgia Militia at Lovejoy's Station   -   GHM 031-19
  US 41 just below Talmadge Rd, Lovejoy, GA WM3HZK P*

Hardee Hall   -   GHM 031-AGD-2
  Hood Ave in front of the Officers Club, Fort Gillem WMNT08   

Hardee's Corps at Jonesboro   -   GHM 031-25
  East side of Ga 54, east of Warren house, Jonesboro, GA WM13VZ    P*

Hardee's Detour   -   GHM 031-10
  US 41 at Battle Creek Rd north of Jonesboro, GA WM40KH    P*

Heritage Place - 1981   -    
  on west side of RR at N. McDonough and Ga 138 in Jonesboro, GA WM2E8X    P*

Holland Hall   -   GHM 031-AGD-7
  Front wall of headquarters building on Wheeler Dr, Ft Gillem WMNRTK   

Hood Avenue   -   GHM 031-AGD-1
  Hood Ave at Murray Drive near Iverson Gate, Fort Gillem WMNRT4

Hood Avenue   -   GHM 031-AGD-1
  Hood Avenue near Iverson Gate, Fort Gillem   

Iverson Gate   -   GHM 031-AGD-3
  Just inside gate from Ga 54, Fort Gillem WMNRT7   

Jonesboro Threatened   -   GHM 031-4
  US 41/Ga 3 in Mountain View WM2FET    P*

Lee's Corps Withdrawn   -   GHM 031-13
  Main Street north of old Depot, Jonesboro, GA WMNT09   

March and Counter-March   -   GHM 031-12
  US 23 at Fielder Rd about 1/2 mile north of I-675 junction WM41YK    P*

McIntosh Gate   -   GHM 031-AGD-5
  Just inside gate off US 23, Fort Gillem WMNRTD   

Morrow, Georgia   -   GHM 031-36
  In front of Morrow City Hall, Ga 54, Morrow WM2E8Q    P*

Old Stagecoach Road   -   GHM 031-1
  Stagecoach Rd and Panola Rd, Ellenwood WM41YN    P*

Patrick Cleburne Confederate Cemetery   -    39
  111 Johnson Street, Jonesboro, GA WMVREQ      

Renfroe's Plantation   -   GHM 031-16
  Ga 85 at Ga 138, south of Riverdale WM2EW3    P*

Rough and Ready   -   GHM 031-5
  US 41/Ga 3 in Mountain View WM2GW5    P*

Rough and Ready Tavern   -   GHM 031-2
  US 41/Ga 3 in Mountain View WM2GW3    P*

Site of Couch House   -   GHM 031-17
  Ga 139 (Church St) between King and Adams, Sts, Riverdale WM69XD    P*

Site of McPeak House   -   GHM 031-23
  Ga 54, 1/4 mile south of Battle Creek Rd, NE of Jonesboro, GA WM2E8T    P*

Site: Marcus Long House   -   GHM 031-32
  Intersection of Ga 139 & Flat Shoals Rd, 2 mi N of Riverdale WM2D2P    P*

Site: Shoal Cr. Church   -   GHM 031-34
  NE of intersection of Flat Shoals Rd and Fayetteville Rd WM2C4M P*

Site: The Mann House   -   GHM 031-33
  Flat Shoals Rd, east of Ga 139 WM2D3B    P*

Thames House   -   GHM 031-18
  Clark Howell Rd, west of Ga 85 WM40JX    P*

The Crawford-Dorsey House   -    
  2471 McDonough Road, Hampton, GA      

The Extended Line   -   GHM 031-7B
  Ga 85 SB .4 miles S of Atlanta South Pkwy 1/4 mile N of Lees Mill Rd. WM8917   

The March to Jonesboro   -   GHM 031-8
  Ga 3 and Ga 160, Forest Park   

The March to the Sea   -   GHM 031-20
  North side of Ga 54 at I-75 Interchange (at hotel), Morrow, GA WM13YQ    P*

The March to the Sea   -   GHM 031-21
  US 41 at Ga 138 Spur (North Ave), Jonesboro, GA WMA9JG   

The Marcus Long Crossroads   -   GHM 031-31
  Intersection of Ga 139 and Flat Shoals Rd, 2 mi N of Riverda

The Warren House   -   GHM 031-3
  Ga 54 at Mimosa Dr, northwest Jonesboro, GA WM13W1    P*

To The Honored Memory   -    
  in the Confederate Cemetery in Jonesboro, GA WM7GVP   

Transfer Point   -   GHM 031-6
  US 41/Ga 3 in Mountain View WM2FEX    P*

Two Days of Battle At Jonesboro   -   GHM 031-11
  Confederate Cemetery east of Ga 54 in (north) Jonesboro, GA WMQ48    P*

Unknown Confederate Soldiers Memorial   -    
  230 N McDonough St, Jonesboro, GA      

Wheeler Drive   -   GHM 031-AGD-4
  Wheeler Drive in the triangle at Hood Avenue, Fort Gillem WMNRTB   


M  - The marker is missing.
P  - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page.
P* - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page and I have personally visited this marker.
R  - The marker has been removed.

Waymark of *NE - This marker is not eligible to be waymarked.