to the City of Vidalia, Georgia. Please browse our Home Page
to help you find more information and help you get to know more
about the Sweet Onion City. If there is something
that you cannot find on our community home page, please feel
free to contact us by e-mail at [email protected]
or at my office (912) 537-8718. We will be happy to supply the
are located within 100 miles of Macon, Savannah and Augusta.
We invite you to take a look at the map that is found under
location on the Home Page. We have a population
of around 12,000 people and growing. During the four days of
our Vidalia Onion Festival, there are an additional 50,000 people
that visit the City.
have lived in Vidalia for over 50 years and love the community
that has elected me as its Mayor. I have deep roots in the City
government. In fact, my Father was the Mayor of Vidalia from 1966
to 1973. I served on the Vidalia City Council for 16 years starting
in 1977. I began my first term as Mayor January 5, 1994, making
me the 29th Mayor of Vidalia. I am currently in my second term.
has grown tremendously in the last ten years economically, agriculturally,
and industrially. We have strengthened our workforces by encouraging
commercial growth in our community. We currently have a Community
Center that offers a home for the Senior Citizens and other
civic groups and community events.
most of you know, our city is known as the Sweet Onion
City. Our community has prospered greatly because of our
ability to grow the sweetest onions in the World. Each spring,
we celebrate the arrival of our onions with the Vidalia Onion
Festival. This year that event will be held April 10-13, 2003.. If
you would like to know more about the Festival, just click this
link, 26th Vidalia Onion Festival.
you are here we would also like to invite you to visit our Downtown
area where youll find several interesting retail shops.
We are part of the Georgia Main Street City Association. This
program allows our City to recruit new retail businesses to
our historic downtown. In addition, we keep the local merchants
involved to help maintain the appearance and economic growth
of this historic district.
current period of growth and development has brought a new quality
of life to our Community that we would love for you to see.
We are a friendly city and encourage you to visit during our
Onion Festival Weekend where youll have an abundance of
family oriented events to attend. Thank you again for coming
to our home page and hope to see you soon.
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