Directions to Area Schools...

May, 2001

ADAIRSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
100 College Street, Adairsville, GA 30103, Ph: 770-773-3781
Take I-75 North to exit #306 (Adairsville) and turn left over I-75. Continue for approx. 2 miles to the first (and only) traffic light - go through the light and across the railroad bridge.  Go to the first street on the left (Hall Station Rd.) and turn left.  Go approx. * mile and just past Adairsville Elementary, turn left and this street will take you to the Adairville HS gym.
                                                                      


ATHENS ACADEMY
1281 Spartan Lane, Athens, GA 30604, (706) 549-9225
Take I-85 North to Hwy. 316. Exit on 316 (Athens) and follow it until it ends. Exit before crossing the bridge onto the Loop 10 Bypass. (There will be a small green road sign for the UGA stadium). Proceed on the Bypass to your first exit (Hwy. 441/Watkinsville/Madison) and exit right onto 441.
* Proceed on 441 until you see the Friendship Presbyterian Church on the right. Take a left after passing the church onto Spartan Lane and follow the drive back to the school. * This exit is closed for construction. Take the next exit and turn left (a small detour sign), look for sign for Hwy. 441 South and turn left. Follow above 441 directions from this point on.


ATHENS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Take I-85 north to Hwy. 316 east towards Athens, Ga. Stay on 316 until you come to the Athens Bypass. Take a right on to the ramp headed to UGA. Do not go over the bypass. You will stay on the bypass, approx. 12 miles, which eventually turns into 29 north, until you come to ACA on the right. (You will go through 3 red lights on the bypass and after the 3rd red light, ACA is approx. 1.25 on the right.)


ATHENS COUNTRY CLUB
Athens Academy Golf
Take I-85 North to Hwy. 316 towards Athens.  Take 316 to the Athens Bypass 10 Loop and go north on the Loop.  Go to the Prince Avenue/Jefferson Rd. exit and turn right at the top of the ramp (there will be a Bank of America straight ahead).  Cross back over the 10 Loop and after the railroad tracks, the gate to Athens CC will be on the right.


BANKS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
Football games are played at Banks County MS, Hwy. 51 West, Homer, GA 30547
Take I-85 North to the Commerce/Homer/Hwy. 441 exit #149 and turn left on Hwy. 441 North. After approx. 8 miles, turn left on Hwy. 51 (you will pass Banks County HS). Banks County Middle School will be immediately on your right. The stadium is behind the school.


BERRY COLLEGE
Rome, GA
Take I-75 North to the Adairsville/ Hwy. 140 exit #306 and turn left. Go approx. 14 miles until you dead end into Highway 27. Turn left on 27, go 8 miles and Berry College will be on the right.


BEST FRIEND PARK
(Providence Tennis)
Take 141 South to Jimmy Carter Blvd. and turn left.  After crossing Buford Hwy., look for Best Friend Road on the right.  Turn right on Best Friend Rd. and Best Friend Park will be on the right.  The Hudlo Tennis Center is in the park.


BREMEN HIGH SCHOOL
504 Georgia Avenue, Bremen, GA  30110, Ph: 770-537-2592
Take I-20 West to the Bremen exit (there is only one) and turn right. Go to the first red light and bear right on Business 27. Go approx. 2 miles. When you see a Hardee's on the left, take the next right onto Laurel Street. Go through a 3-way stop to a 4-way stop and go straight at the 4-way stop.  You'll be driving beside Bremen's campus. The wrestling complex is behind the gym (round brick building) on the right.


BRENAU UNIVERSITY
(Swimming and Tennis)
Gainesville, GA. -534-6299
Swimming-Take I-85 North to I-985 North. Take I-985 North to the Gainesville/Hwy. 129 exit #22 and turn left. Go to the 7th red light and turn right onto Washington Street. Go through two 4-way stops and you will be in the parking area for the Student Center. Follow the arrows to the right and the natatorium will be on the right.

Tennis-Take I-85 north to I-985 north to the Gainesville/Hwy. 129 exit. Turn left on U.S. 129 north. Go 1.8 miles. Turn right on Academy Street. Brenau
Academy will be on the right.


BUFORD HIGH SCHOOL
Take 141 north to Pleasant Hill Rd. and turn right.  Continue on Pleasant Hill to Buford Hwy. and turn left.  Stay on Buford through Duluth and Suwanee into Buford (after you cross Hwy. 20, you'll be approximately 2 * miles from Buford High School). Look for a large Makita plant on the left and take the first left past Makita onto Sawnee Ave.  There is a Sherwin Williams plant at Sawnee Ave.  Take Sawnee past Sherwin Williams and continue until you see Buford High School on the right.


BUFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL
Take 141 north to Pleasant Hill Rd. and turn right.  Continue on Pleasant Hill to Buford Hwy. and turn left.  Stay on Buford Hwy. through Duluth and Suwanee into Buford.  About 1 * - 2 miles after crossing Hwy. 20, look for Buford Middle School on the left.  Turn left at the red light just past the school onto Hill Rd.  Then turn left into the school and you'll see the stadium and parking.


CARROLLTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
401 Ben Scott Blvd., Carrollton, GA  30117
Take I-20 West past Six Flags to exit #24, Carrollton/Villa Rica.  Turn left at the end of the ramp onto Hwy. 61 towards Carrollton.  Go 11.5 miles to the 6th red light and turn left on Hwy. 166 West.  Go approx. 4 miles to the 3rd traffic light and turn right on Ben Scott Blvd.  Carrollton Elementary will be on the left.


COLLINS HILL HS
50 Taylor Rd., Suwanee, GA 30024, 770-682-4100
Take I-85 North to exit #111 (Suwanee Rd.) and turn right. Take Suwanee Rd. to Taylor Rd. and turn left. Continue until you see Collins Hill HS on the right.


COMMERCE HIGH SCHOOL*
Take I-85 north to exit #147 (Commerce/Maysville Rd.) and turn right. Go approx. 2 miles to the second red light and turn right onto Jefferson St. Go about a mile and turn left onto Lakeview Dr. (at the Presbyterian Church) and the school will be on the left.
*For baseball and tennis, see Commerce Park directly below.


COMMERCE PARK
Take I-85 North to exit #147 and turn right. Go approx. 3 or 4 miles to the 2nd red light. Turn left, cross the railroad tracks, and take the 2nd left (across from the Bi-Lo Shopping center on the right) which is Carson St. The tennis courts will be on your right and the baseball field is beyond the courts.


DIRECTIONS TO DACULA HIGH SCHOOL
123 Broad Street, Dacula, GA  30019, Ph:  770-338-4661
Take I-85 North to Hwy. 316 east.  Go east on 316 to the 6th traffic light (approx.) and turn left on Hwy. 8 (Dacula).  Go about one mile and turn left onto Broad street.  You'll see the school on the left when you turn onto Broad.


DARLINGTON SCHOOL
1014 Cave Spring Road, Rome, GA  30161, (706) 235-6051
Take I-285 west to I-75 North.  Go about 45 miles to exit #290 (Rome/Canton, Hwy.20) and turn left on Hwy. 20.  After about 3 miles, take US 41 North for 3 more miles.  Exit at Hwy. 411 South (Rome).  At the outskirts of Rome, follow the Cedartown signs bearing left on Hwy. 27/411.  Take the Darlington Drive exit, go left at the stop sign and after about 200 feet, turn right at the red light into the school.




DAWSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1665 Perimeter Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534, (706) 265-6555
From Wesleyan, take 141 north for 14 miles to Ga. 400 north. Take Ga. 400 north for 15 miles, go past the North Georgia Premium Outlets and take a left on Hwy. 53. Go about 6 miles towards Dawsonville, look for Perimeter Road, turn right.(You will pass Dawson C. HS on the right). Go * mile to Allen Rd. and turn left. The football stadium is * mile on your right.


EASTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
(Stadium at Eastside Middle School)
Take 141 South to I-285 East to I-20 East. Take the Alcovy exit #92 and turn right. Go to the first light and turn left on Hwy. 278. Take 278 to the first light and turn right onto Mill St. Take Mill St. to the first 4-way stop and turn right on Newton Dr. The stadium will be on the right.




FLOYD COLLEGE
3175 Highway 27 South, Rome, Georgia  30162:
Take I-75 North to exit #290 (Cartersville).  Take a left at the exit ramp and watch for signs for Hwy. 411 South.  Turn right onto Hwy. 411 South and proceed approx. 25 miles to Rome.  Hwy. 411 turns into Hwy. 27.  Bear left at this junction onto Hwy. 27 South towards Cedartown.  Floyd College will be on the left after about 5 or 6 miles.


GREATER ATLANTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Indian Trail Rd., Norcross, GA, 770-243-2000
Take I-85 N. to the Indian Trail exit. Go right on Indian Trail & after about * mile, GACS will be on the right. Ortake a left on Spalding, turn right at the traffic light onto Medlock Bridge. Bear left on Langford Rd. (this will be after you cross Peachtree Industrial) and continue to Buford Highway and turn right onto Buford Hwy. Take Buford to Beaver Ruin Rd. (Hwy. 378) and turn left. Take Beaver Ruin to Indian Trail and turn right. GACS will be on your right.


HABERSHAM CENTRAL
171 Raider Circle, Mt. Airy, GA 30563, (706) 778-7161
Take I-85 North to I-985 North. Proceed on 985 and after passing the 49 mile marker, take the exit for Hwy. 197/Mt. Airy/Clarksville. Exit to the right and Habersham Central will be about a tenth of a mile on the right.


JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STADIUM*
(Football and Track)
Hwy. 129, Jefferson, GA, (706) 367-2881
Take I-85 north to exit #137 (Jefferson/Crawford Long Museum) and take a right on Hwy. 129 into Jefferson (about 6 or 7 miles from I-85). When you see Bell's Grocery store on the right, take the next paved road on the right, cross the railroad tracks and immediately take a left at the 3-way stop. Go through a 4-way stop until the road deadends. Take a right and go to the 2nd paved road on the left (Memorial Drive). Enter the 1st gate on the right and continue to the stadium.
*The Jefferson High School football stadium is not located on the high school property.


JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL
(BASKETBALL, BASEBALL, TENNIS)
Hwy. 129, Jefferson, GA, (706) 367-2881
Take I-85 north to exit #137 (Jefferson/Crawford Long Museum) and take a right on Hwy. 129 into Jefferson (about 6 or 7 miles from I-85). When you see Bell's store on the right, take the next paved road on the right, cross the railroad tracks and immediately take a left at the 3-way stop. Go through a 4-way stop until the road deadends. Take a right and go to the 2nd paved road on the left (Memorial Drive). Enter the 1st gate on the right and continue to the stadium.


LAKEVIEW ACADEMY
796 Lakeview Drive, Gainesville, GA 30505, 770-532-4383
Take I-85 North to I-985 North. Go to the Old Cornelia Hwy. exit  (24) and turn left. Go to the 2nd red light and turn right on Limestone Parkway. Go to the 1st red light and turn left on Beverly Road. Go to the 4-way stop and turn right on Lakeview Drive and follow that to the school.


LANDMARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL*
50 Broad Street, Fairburn, GA, 770-306-0647
Take 141 South to I-285 east. Go left on I-285 east to I-85 south (Atlanta). Continue through Atlanta staying on I-85 south. Take exit #61, Peachtree City/Tyrone (which is Hwy. 74) and turn right. Go about 1* blocks and turn right on Senoia Road. Go approximately 1.3 miles to a stop sign. Turn right on Broad Street before the railroad tracks. The school is 1 * blocks on right.
* For tennis see South Fulton Tennis Center


LINCOLN COUNTY HS
LINCOLNTON, GA., PH:  706-359-3121
Take I-20 East to exit #172 (Thomas/Lincolnton/SR 10/17/78) and turn left.  Go approx. 2 * miles.  After passing a church on the right, turn right just past the church onto Hwy. 43 towards Lincolnton.  Go approx. 18 miles to the traffic light at the city of Lincolnton and turn right.  Go to the first street on the left and turn left to get to the stadium.  (Expect a 2 * hour trip from Wesleyan.)


MACON CENTREPLEX
200 Coliseum Drive,  Macon, Georgia
(Site of State Basketball Final Four and Finals)
From the Norcross/Peachtree Corners area, take 141 south to I-285 East.  Continue on I-285 East to I-675 (Macon).  Take I-675 to I-75 South.  Stay on I-75 to  I-16 East (Exit # 165/Jim L. Gillis Hwy) on the left towards Savannah.  Merge into I-16 E and continue to exit #2 (US 80/GA 87/Coliseum Drive) towards M.L. King Jr. Blvd.  Keep left at the fork in the ramp.  Turn left on Coliseum Dr./GA 87/US 80E and the Centreplex will be on the left.


MADISON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL 
Take I-85 to the Commerce/Maysville exit (#149) and turn right on Hwy. 441 south.  Go 3 or 4 miles to the Ga. 98 intersections and turn left towards Ila/Danielsville.  Go approx. 16-18 miles to the only traffic light in Danielsville and turn right.  Go to the old Courthouse Bldg. (in middle of the town square) and go * around it and turn right on Madison St..  Madison County HS will be on the right after * mile.




MARIST
3700 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, GA 30319, 770-457-7201
Take I-285 West to the Ashford-Dunwoody Rd. exit and turn left on Ashford-Dunwoody Rd. until you see Marist on the right.


MORGAN CO. HIGH SCHOOL
1231 College Drive, Madison, GA  30650, Ph:  706-342-2336
Take I-20 East to the Madison/Eatonton/Hwy. 441 exit and turn left.  Cross over I-20 and go about 1* miles to the first red light and turn right.  Go about 2-3 miles to the next red light and turn left.  Continue for approx. * mile, bear right at the fork and Morgan Co. HS will be on the right.


PRINCE AVENUE SCHOOL
See Smith Field for baseball


PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN
4575 Lawrenceville Hwy., 770-279-7200
Take I-85 North to the Indian Trail exit and turn right onto Indian Trail. Follow Indian Trail to Lawrenceville Hwy (29) and turn left. Go about * mile and Providence will be on your left behind the Big Ten Tire Co.

For tennis, see Best Friend Park.


RABUN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
Rt. 1 (Hwy. 441), Tiger, GA 30576, (706) 782-4526
Take I-85 North to I-985 North. Continue on I-985 North - it becomes Hwy. 441 - all the way to Rabun County High School. The school will be on your right and is approximately 9 miles from Tallulah.
PARKING: Go past the main school entrance about 100 yds. to the back entrance to campus. This entrance will be marked with "Visitor Parking" signs. That area is the driver's ed driving range and is a paved lot behind the visitor stands.


RABUN GAP SCHOOL
Highway 441, Rabun Gap, GA  30568, Ph: 706-746-7467
Take I-85 north to I-985 north.  Continue past Gainesville. 985 changes to Hwy. 365 and eventually Hwy. 441 at Tallulah Falls. Continue on 441, go through Clayton and Rabun Gap will be on the left about 7 miles north of Clayton.


RIVERSIDE MILITARY ACADEMY*
2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville, GA, 770-532-6251
Take I-85 North to I-985 North. Go to the Gainesville/Hwy. 129 exit #22 and turn left onto Hwy. 129 north. Continue on 129 through town. Stay on Business Hwy. 129 when Hwy. 60 splits off to the left. After approx. a * mile, you will see a Zaxby's on the left and a Dairy Queen on the right. Just beyond the Zaxby's,look for Riverside Drive on the left. (There is a small Riverside Military Academy sign where you turn). Follow Riverside Drive through a residential area back to the school.

*For golf, see Chattahoochee Country Club.


SMITH FIELD
ATHENS, GA
Prince Avenue Baseball
Take I-85 north to Hwy. 316 east towards Athens, Ga. Stay on 316, crossing over the 10 Loop Bypass to Jennings Mill Rd. (at the Home Depot sign) and turn right.  Go * mile to Old Epps Bridge Rd. and turn left.  Smith Field will be on the right after about a mile.


SOCIAL CIRCLE HS
240 W. Hightower Trail, Social Circle, GA 30025, 770-464-2611
Take I-285 East to I-20 East to the Hwy. 11 N exit. Social Circle is approx., 5 miles from I-20. After you enter the city limits, go to the 1st (and only), red light and turn left on West Hightower Trail. Social Circle HS will be on the left.


TALLULAH FALLS SCHOOL
Take I-85 North to I-985 North. Continue past Gainesville.  985 changes to Hwy. 365 and eventually Hwy 441.  When you pass the Tallulah Falls city
limits, look on the left for the gates to Tallulah Falls School.  Turn left into the drive to the school.


TOWNS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1400 U.S. Highway 76E, Hiawassee, GA 30546, 706-896-4131
Take I-85 North to I-985 (Gainesville). Take I-985 past the Gainesville exits and on to the red light at Hwy. 384/Duncan Bridge Road and turn left on 384. Stay on 384 for 14 miles until it deadends into Hwy. 75, three miles south of Helen. Turn right on 75 and go through Helen and over Unicoi Gap. When 75 deadends into 75/76 junction, turn left on 76. Go across a bridge and Towns Co. HS will be on the right.


UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
446 Welborne Street, Blairsville, GA 30512, (706) 745-2216
(These directions are the shortest in mileage, but much of the trip will be on two-lane, mountain roads.)
From Wesleyan, take 141 north to Ga. 400 north. Follow 400 to the Dahlonega exit (Hwy. 19/60) and turn left towards Dahlonega. Go to the first set of traffic lights (past North Georgia College and MacDonald's) and turn right on Bypass 60. Stay on 60 until it splits with Hwy. 9/11, then take Hwy. 9/11. Hwy. 129 will merge with Hwy.11 and take you into Blairsville. Just before entering the town of Blairsville, turn right on Alt. Rt. 76, go about 1 mile and the school will be on your left.


(These directions are longer in miles, but you will be driving on four-lane highways all the way to Blairsville.)
Take I-75 North to I-575 North (also called 515) and follow 575 all the way to Blairsville passing through Elijay and Blue Ridge. In Blairsville, go through the first traffic light (KFC, Burger King nearby). Continue until you get to the 2nd traffic light and turn right there. Continue to the first street on the right and turn right. (You'll see the football field ahead of you.)


THE WALKER SCHOOL
Take I-75 North to the Hwy. 120/Marietta Pkwy. exit and turn left on Hwy. 120. Proceed to North Cobb Pkwy. and turn right. The Walker School will be on the right.


WESTMINSTER
1424 W. Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30327, 404-355-8673
Take 141-South to I-285 West. Go right on I-285 West to I-75 South (Atlanta). Take I-75 South to the West Paces Ferry Road exit and turn right on West Paces Ferry. Westminster will quickly be on your left.




WINDER-BARROW HS
272 N. Fifth Avenue, Winder, GA 30680, 770-867-4510
Take I-85 North to Hwy. 316 (Athens). Take 316 to Hwy. 81 (Winder) and turn left. Go through the first red light in Winder, cross the railroad tracks, go to the 2nd red light and turn left on Candler St. Go through 2 stop signs and past Winder-Barrow HS and stadium. Take the first right past the school, then another right and look for the gym. Fields are next to the gym.

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