Basic Information

The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park, situated in Plains, Georgia, is a tribute to the legacy and history of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States. This small, rural community holds special significance as the hometown of Jimmy Carter, and the park encompasses several significant locations associated with his life. These include Plains High School, where Carter attended and graduated, the campaign headquarters used during his 1976 presidential campaign, and the boyhood home and farm where Jimmy Carter spent his formative years.


Know Before You Go

  • Archie the pumpkin person in a cornfield at the boyhood farm.

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  • Map of Plains Georgia

    Use the park map to explore Jimmy Carter National Historical Park.

  • Timber Rattlesnake

    Please adhere to safety guidelines to ensure the well-being of yourself, others, and the park's environment.

Last updated: November 27, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

300 North Bond Street
Plains, GA 31780


(229) 824 - 4104
The visitor information desk is staffed from 9 am until 5 pm daily, except for New Year's Day (January 1), Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day (December 25).

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