Andersonville National Historic Site is located in southwest Georgia. The park is approximately 12 miles north of Americus and 11 miles south of Montezuma on GA-49. No public transportation systems serve the park.
GPS and Navigational Devices
To reach the main entrance of the park please use the following address:
Please note that the Cemetery Gate entrance is to be used only for funerals and is kept closed.
From the north, via I-75
From the south, via I-75
From the Columbus area
From the Albany area
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