Welcome to Tifton...
Welcome to Tifton, Georgia, the friendly city. One traveler bragged that T-I-F-T-O-N means Tifton Is Friendly, Terrific and Overly Nice. Think Tifton for strategic location, award-winning hospitality and unmatched facilities for hosting conferences, meetings, weddings, reunions and festivals.
Tifton is the heartbeat hub of South Central Georgia. Interstate 75 and U.S. 82 is the busiest intersection south of Atlanta. Within a 50-mile radius is a market of more than 100,000 friendly folks who have easy travel access to Tifton from 1-75, U.S. 319 and U.S. 82. Tifton is agriculture - an $80-million agri-farming region of the richest land in the South, producing row crops, turf and vegetables, plus home of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and the Agricultural Innovation Center. Tifton is education, defending the title of the 'Reading Capital of the World' plus 4 colleges and technical colleges including ABAC, the University of Georgia, Moultrie Technical College and Troy University. Tifton is a regional medical center hub, with Tift Regional Medical Center staffed by 125+ doctors and clinics. Tifton is industry, with over 20 major companies providing over 8,500 jobs.
Tifton is business meetings and conventions meeting at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, seating 2,500 for concerts and 1,000 for delicious meals, plus 15 meeting rooms with free parking and a full event planning staff. Tifton is tourism, with more than 1,400 modern, upscale rooms, 80 fabulous restaurants and shopping districts, and an award-winning downtown.
Tifton is museums, eight ready for your discovery - Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Living History Farm and Village, the National Peanut Museum, the Tifton Terminal Railroad Museum, The Museum of Arts and Heritage, the Atlantic Coastline Artists Guild, CarQuest Museum and a telephone museum. Look for the monument to U.S. President Eisenhower declaring Tifton the site of the first construction of the U.S. Interstate System in 1956.
Tifton is sports and sporting facilities, including a sanctioned aquatic center, an updated football stadium as a professional practice field, 8 football and soccer fields, 8 softball and baseball fields, 15 tennis courts, bowling alley, and two public championship golf courses.
Once declared one of best small towns in America for balanced community, Tifton has it all neatly packaged for your enjoyment and living. Think of an ideal place for family, fun and learning and you'll THINK TIFTON.