Downtown Clayton beckons you…

Clayton, Georgia has it all – surrounded by the lush Smoky Mountains, an ol’ timey Main Street lined with speciality shopping, delicious dining venues, romantic vineyards, and many rustic lodging options! Come walk under the swaying trees of Downtown, breathe in the fresh mountain air and learn about the culture of our unique mountain community.

From Art to Wine, and Professional Services to Pastries…Clayton will meet all of your demands while exceeding all of your expectations!

We would love to show you around our special community. Our local shops feature the best in art, antiques, books, flowers, furniture, gifts, wine and so much more! Our fine restaurants will please even the most discriminating palate. You’ll even find an old fashioned drug store soda fountain! Regardless of what you are looking to discover, you’ll be pleasantly surprised when you come to explore Clayton. Visit the city of Clayton, GA, click here.


Visit Downtown Clayton Georgia

We’re Closer Than You Think!
Only 1.5 hours from Asheville, Greenville, and Atlanta

There’s so much to do in Clayton,
you’ll want to stay a while & keep coming back!

Shop, Dine, Relax. Our Mountains are closer than you think!



Shops of antiques-upscale home décor-gourmet restaurants-fine and fun jewelry-spa products-clothing-baby items-folk art-fine art-all media of art-furniture for your cabin, lake home or contemporary home-a block long hardware store for the men-bookstore and ice cream parlor-upscale women’s clothing-crafts-Christmas shop-service businesses-hair salons-upscale lodging-old time pharmacy and soda shop-outdoor furniture-hunting supplies-florists-hospital and urgent care facility-real estate agencies-bars-western wear-mailing facility-banks-auto dealership-package stores-country cooking restaurants-supermarkets-fast food-deck and patio dining – everything you need for your destination vacation!

And for your adventurous spirit we have kayaking, hiking, zip lining, whitewater rafting, camping and camps and oh, so many things for your vacation, family reunion, Girls’ Weekend Away, business meeting or just to get away! Did you know that Clayton (Rabun County) has three beautiful lakes well known for their second homes? It’s time to check us out….

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The Gran Fondo bicycle ride which is taking place Sunday, April 19 needs volunteers to man the stations along the ride. Call Reuben Kline at 765-247-Bike or - It will start and end at the Universal Joint in downtown Clayton, GA. This is a fun ride through our mountains - check it out then volunteer or come see them off at 9AM 4/19. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

31 minutes ago  ·  

A big thanks to the merchants who are watering the blue landscaping pots on Main and Savannah Streets in Clayton:
Jackie Miles at J. Miles & Co., Chris at Reeves Hardware, Brenda Patterson at The Laurel Bar and White Birch Inn, Tiffany at American Pest Control and Bill Swager at The Fire Place Shop!
Also, Landscapes by Sunshine takes care of the landscape at our Historic Clayton sign at Hwy. 441 and Savannah Street.
Couldn't do this without their help - please tell them thanks when you see them! That's what civic pride and teamwork is all about! (2 photos)
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21 hours ago  ·  

Want to hear what is happening in the cities of Rabun County, the Rabun County Board of Commissioners, Rabun County Chamber, EDA and more? SKY 104 and WGHC are hosting the State of Rabun Breakfast at the Dillard House. Doors open at 7AM. $15 - tickets can be purchased at the door. It is always interesting to hear direct from the dignitaries. ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago  ·  

Clayton Merchants & Business Association
P.O. Box 25
Clayton, Georgia 30525