Places of Interest


The City of Cornelia has a rich history that you can explore. We have museums such as the Telephone museum, Elvis museum, the lovely Train Depot with actual artifacts, the Community House, the Chenocetah Fire Tower and more.

If you want to shop or dine, Cornelia's downtown has unique places for you! For your convenience, we also are the home of many retail chains.

Please take the time to visit a little bit of history in our charming city.
 The following link is a map of our Downtown Restaurants
  1. Captain Hilliard A. Wilbanks Memorial Marker

    Captain Wilbanks had to leave his wife Rosemary and children Tommy, Paula, John and Debbie to go to Vietnam in support of the 23rd Ranger Battalion. He was mortally wounded saving the 23rd Ranger Battalion from ambush on February 24, 1967.

  2. Chenocetah Fire Tower

    The Chenocetah Fire Tower was built by Works Progress Administration and first dedicated on June 7, 1938.

  3. Lake Russell

    Read about Lake Russell trails and get directions to the lake.

  4. Loudermilk Boarding House & Elvis Museum

    At the Loudermilk Boarding House and Elvis Museum you will find over 30,000 Elvis items.

  5. One-Tank Trip: Cornelia, Georgia

    Read about how the Apple Pie Ridge came to be.

  6. The Community House

    A handsome stone and log structure built by the CCC in 1936 and listed on the National Register.

  7. The Cornelia Library

    Find a list of services the Cornelia Library has to offer.

  8. The Depot

    The Depot is a train lovers delight.