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Incorporated Date: 
January 1, 1885
Total Area: 
0.8 sq mi
Contact Information
101 W. Church St.
Plains, GA 31780
Phone Number: 
(229) 824-5445
Fax Number: 
(229) 824-5262

The hometown of President Jimmy Carter, Plains is a quiet, peaceful town, its rural southern culture revolving around farming, church and school. Although known for its corn, cotton and soybeans, Plains celebrates most its peanuts, the community gathering each fall for the Plains Peanut Festival.

Visitors to the town can enjoy their time walking around the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site or riding the SAM Shortline Excursion Train around the surrounding countryside.