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
Did You Know?
Around 30,000 Americans were kept as prisoners of war in and around New York City during the Revolutionary War. Most of these prisoners were held in warehouses, churches, and on ships in nearby harbors. An estimated 18,000 (60%) died as prisoners from 1775 to 1783. Of those, over 10,000 are thought to have perished on prison ships, most notably the Whitby and the Jersey.