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Contacts & Local Information

Whether you are touring the area, visiting family or friends, attending a conference, or planning a function, the Tifton-Tift County Tourism Association is at your service. For other local information regarding relocation, churches, schools, business, government, and news, visit any of these helpful websites. Let us introduce you to The Friendly City.

Tifton-Tift County Tourism Association
115 West Second Street
P.O. Box 273
Tifton, GA 31793
Telephone: (229) 382-8700

Local Weather
Located in the heart of South Georgia, Tifton experiences warm weather almost year-round. Average temperatures in the hottest month of July reach highs of around 90 degrees and lows of around 71 degrees. Average temperatures in the coolest month of January reach highs of around 59 degrees and lows of around 38 degrees. While the greatest amount of rainfall typically comes in January, Tifton can have anywhere from 2 1/2 to 5 1/2 inches of rain each month. Heavy rains come in the form of frequent thunderstorms during the late summer months. For a current weather forecast for the Tift area, click here.
Tifton-Tift County is conveniently located along Interstate 75 at exits 58 through 72. We are accessible by travelers from any direction. The city serves as a connection point for several major routes including US Highway 41, US Highway 319, and US Highway 82. For a detailed street guide of the City and County, click here. Approximate drive times and mileage from various starting points:

Albany GA 30 45 mins
Atlanta GA 180 2¾ hrs
Augusta GA 200 3 hrs
Brunswick GA 130 2¼ hrs
Columbus GA 120 2 hrs
Macon GA 100 1½ hrs
Savannah GA 195 3½ hrs
Valdosta GA 45 45 mins
Gainesville FL 150 2¼ hrs
Jacksonville FL 165 2½ hrs
Tallahassee FL 90 1½ hrs
Montgomery AL 210 3½ hrs
Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce
"Your business and community partner focused on the future."

Find information regarding economic and community development, public affairs, and the Chamber of Commerce Business Plan. Also link to a detailed street guide for Tifton and Tift County.

Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce 100 Central Avenue P.O. Box 165 Tifton, Georgia 31793 Telephone: (229) 382-6200 FAX: (229) 386-2232 Website:
City of Tifton
Learn about the City of Tifton history, municipal government, programs and services, and City news and events.

City of Tifton
P.O. Box 229
Tifton, Georgia 31793
Telephone: (229) 386-6231
Newcomers to Tifton can receive many benefits as well as learning more about their new town with the Tifton Newcomer's web site. Click here for more details.
Tift County
"Welcome to Tift County where our citizens are given the room to live and businesses are given the tools to grow."

Tift County is comprised of the cities of Tifton, Ty Ty and Omega. Learn about the Tift County Commission and its current projects and events. Link to the public library system, Sheriff's Department, Recreation Department, and the Reading Capital of the World websites.

Tift County
County Administration Building
North Tift Avenue
Tifton, Georgia 31794
Telephone: (229) 386-7855
Jim Carter, Tift County Manager
The Tifton Gazette

Frank Sayles, Publisher

Florence Rankin, Managing Editor
The Tifton Gazette
211 North Tift Avenue
P.O. Box 708
Tifton, Georgia 31793
Telephone: (229) 382-4321
FAX: (229) 387-7322
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