Home to famous baseball player Ty Cobb, neighboring Victoria Bryant State Park, as well as the ultimate summer vacation hotspot, Lake Hartwell, Royston, is a delightful little town filled with history and surrounded by outdoor fun. In some ways Royston, Georgia is the modern-day Mayberry from the well-known show Andy Griffith, and local restaurants like the Old Corner Hardware Store truly bring you home to those country vibes.
From farm life to local coffee hotspots like the town favorite, Centerfield, this small town thrives on southern charm. Royston locals pride themselves on remembering names and their ability always to offer a helping hand to their neighbors. As you take your first steps into town, let it introduce you to genuine southern kindness.
Acting as a meeting point for multiple cities in the area, Royston provides you with both US Route 29 and Georgia State Route 17, leading you towards local state parks and giving you easy access to Georgia Interstate I-85. Take the short half-hour drive towards Athens to mingle with local Bulldog Fans or head towards the South Carolina-Georgia line in under 20 to do some shopping.