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Martin is a tiny town located in Franklin and Stephens County in northeast Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the population of Martin was 311 residents. Nestled in the foothills of northeast Georgia, Martin is the perfect base town for those visiting nearby Lake Hartwell. Other attractions in the area include Tugaloo State Park. Situated on a wooded peninsula, Tugaloo is surrounded by the beauty of the 55,900-acre Lake Hartwell. Activities in the park include swimming, sailing, boating, wind surfing, fishing and camping. Hiking trail winds through oak, walnut, mulberry and cherry trees. The word "Tugaloo" is an Indian name for the river which once flowed freely before to the construction of Hartwell Dam. Victoria Bryant State Park is also near the town of Lavonia. This state park offers a golf course with clubhouse, two ponds for fishing, picnicking along a stream and hiking trails through the woods. A nature center, 3 playgrounds, a swimming pool and camping is also available at Victoria Bryant. If you're looking for a quiet, off-the-beaten-track place to hang your hat, visit the small southern town of Martin, Georgia.

Surrounding areas: Lavonia, Georgia (5.7 mi), Toccoa, Georgia (10.5 mi), Hartwell, Georgia (17.1 mi), Bent Tree, Georgia (17.5 mi), Cornelia, Georgia (19.6 mi), Hartwell Lake, Georgia (20.3 mi), Clarkesville, Georgia (21.2 mi)

Martin Vacation Rentals

Martin Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Super 814227 Jones StLavonia, GA4.3 mi.(706) 356-8848
Sleep Inn Lavonia890 Ross PLLavonia, GA5.0 mi.(706) 356-2268
Days Inn-toccoa1101 S Big A RdToccoa, GA8.4 mi.(706) 886-9461
Shoney's Inn Toccoa350 Stephen CirToccoa, GA9.2 mi.(706) 886-1048
Country Hearth Inn Toccoa302 W Savannah StToccoa, GA10.7 mi.(706) 297-7799
Ramada Limited841 Hartwell StRoyston, GA14.7 mi.(706) 246-0256
Jameson Inn Hartwell941 Anderson HwyHartwell, GA17.1 mi.(706) 376-7298
The Skelton House Inc97 Benson StHartwell, GA17.5 mi.(706) 376-7969
Days Inn11015 N Radio Station RdSeneca, SC18.1 mi.(864) 885-0710
Jameson Inn226 Hi Tec RdSeneca, SC19.0 mi.(864) 888-8300
Comfort Inn CorneliaRt #2 B9Cornelia, GA19.6 mi.(706) 778-9273
Hampton Inn161 Market Corners DrCornelia, GA19.6 mi.(706) 778-0040
Holiday Inn Express1105 Business Hwy 441Cornelia, GA19.6 mi.(706) 778-3600
Appletree Inn Cornelia809 South Main StCornelia, GA19.7 mi.(706) 778-7678
Travel Inn1573 Willingham AveBaldwin, GA19.8 mi.(706) 778-2186
Comfort Inn2965 J Warren RdCornelia, GA20.8 mi.(706) 778-9573
Best Western Commerce Inn157 Eisenhower DrCommerce, GA22.4 mi.(706) 335-3640
Super 8158 Eisenhower DrCommerce, GA22.4 mi.(706) 336-8008
Hampton Inn153 Hampton CTCommerce, GA22.6 mi.(706) 335-6161
Hampton Inn851 Tiger BlvdClemson, SC23.9 mi.(864) 653-7744
Sleep Inn1303 Tiger BlvdClemson, SC24.7 mi.(864) 653-6000
Comfort Inn CommerceI-85 & US 441Commerce, GA25.0 mi.(706) 335-9001
Holiday Inn Express30747 Hwy 441 SCommerce, GA25.0 mi.(706) 335-5183
Howard Johnson Commerce148 Eishhower DrCommerce, GA25.0 mi.(706) 335-5581
Jameson Inn Commerce267 Steven B Tanger BlvdCommerce, GA25.0 mi.(706) 335-3738
Days Inn1387 Tiger BlvdClemson, SC25.1 mi.(864) 653-4411
Liberty Hall Inn621 S Mechanic StPendleton, SC25.3 mi.(864) 646-7500
America's Best Value Inn4020 Clemson BlvdAnderson, SC28.8 mi.(864) 224-4464
Mainstay Suites151 Civic Center BlvdAnderson, SC29.0 mi.(864) 226-1112
Quality Inn3509 Clemson BlvdAnderson, SC29.4 mi.(864) 226-1000
Super 83302 Cinema AveAnderson, SC29.4 mi.(864) 225-8384
Days InnHwy 441 Box 1176Clayton, GA29.7 mi.(706) 782-4258
Quality Inn & Suites834 Hwy 441 SClayton, GA29.7 mi.(800) 334-2214
Stonebrook InnHwy 441Clayton, GA29.7 mi.(706) 782-2214
La Quinta Inn3430 N Main StAnderson, SC29.7 mi.(864) 225-3721
Ramada Inn3025 N Main StAnderson, SC29.7 mi.(864) 226-6051

Martin Weather & Climate

Northeast Georgia has a four-season climate that is greatly influenced by the Appalachian Mountains. The climate here differs significantly from the rest of the state. Summers are warm and typically has lengthy spells of hot, humid weather. Spring and fall are mild with much variability from day to day. The first freeze is usually in October in the mountains. Winter temperatures average in the 40s during the day and 20s at night. Snow is light, with about 4 to 6 inches each year. Annual average rainfall in this region is over 60 inches. The driest months are September and October. The wettest month is March. Thunderstorms are common in spring and summer.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 51°F 31°F 5.26 in. -
February 55°F 32°F 4.56 in. -
March 63°F 39°F 5.76 in. -
April 72°F 46°F 3.80 in. -
May 78°F 54°F 4.55 in. -
June 85°F 63°F 4.11 in. -
July 88°F 67°F 4.03 in. -
August 86°F 66°F 3.95 in. -
September 81°F 61°F 3.83 in. -
October 72°F 50°F 3.86 in. -
November 62°F 41°F 3.92 in. -
December 53°F 34°F 4.15 in. -

Martin Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Donaldson Center airport (GYH) located about 49 miles east of Martin in Greenville, South Carolina, Gwinnett County Briscoe Field (LZU) located approximately 56 miles southwest of Martin in Lawrenceville, Georgia, the Greenville Spartanburg International airport (GSP) located roughly 61 miles east of Martin in Greer, South Carolina, and finally the Asheville Regional airport (AVL) located around 75 miles northeast of Martin in Asheville, North Carolina.

Martin Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Cherokee Fun ParkCherokeeNC68.6 mi.
Santa's LandCherokeeNC68.6 mi.
Ghost Town in the SkyMaggie ValleyNC71.4 mi.
Stone Mountain ParkStone MountainGA73.3 mi.
Lakewood FairgroundsAtlantaGA85.7 mi.
American AdventuresMariettaGA86.3 mi.
Water Parks
Lake Lanier Island Beach & Water ParkLake Lanier IslandGA52.8 mi.
White Water ParkMariettaGA86.3 mi.
Golf Courses
Pines Municipal Golf CourseToccoaGA10.1 mi.
Chickasaw Point Country ClubWestminsterSC13.1 mi.
Foxwood Hills Country ClubWestminsterSC13.1 mi.
Highland Walk at Victoria Bryant State ParkRoystonGA14.9 mi.
Oconee Country ClubSenecaSC17.0 mi.
Cateechee Golf ClubHartwellGA17.3 mi.
Hartwell Golf ClubHartwellGA17.3 mi.
Blue Ridge Golf CenterWalhallaSC20.1 mi.
Falcons Lair Golf CourseWalhallaSC20.1 mi.
Piedmont Golf ClubDemorestGA20.8 mi.
Apple Mountain ResortClarkesvilleGA20.9 mi.
College Park Municipal Golf CourseCollege ParkGA22.3 mi.
Walker Golf CourseClemsonSC24.2 mi.
Deer Trail Country ClubCommerceGA24.9 mi.
Sandy Creek Golf CourseCommerceGA24.9 mi.
Allendale County Country ClubAllendaleSC25.2 mi.
Boscobel Country ClubPendletonSC25.6 mi.
Woodhaven Golf ClubPendletonSC25.6 mi.
GreenWay Golf CourseMaysvilleGA26.9 mi.
Rabun Country Golf ClubClaytonGA29.1 mi.
Starrwood Golf CourseStarrSC29.3 mi.
Ski Areas
Scaly MountainScaly MountainNC37.0 mi.
CataloocheeMaggie ValleyNC71.4 mi.
Ski Wolf LaurelMars HillNC99.3 mi.
State Parks
Tugaloo State ParkGA7.1 mi. 
Victoria Bryant State ParkGA13.7 mi. 
Hart State ParkGA17.6 mi. 
Sadlers Creek State ParkSC21.3 mi. 
Oconee State ParkSC26.2 mi. 
Black Rock Mountain State ParkGA31.3 mi. 
Watson Mill State ParkGA32.9 mi. 
Moccasin Creek State ParkGA33.1 mi. 
Richard B Russell State ParkGA34.0 mi. 
Unicoi State ParkGA34.4 mi. 
Keowee Toxaway State ParkSC34.6 mi. 
Compulsory ArtsAthensGA38.0 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Georgia Museum of Natural HistoryAthensGA38.0 mi.(Science)
Georgia Museum of ArtAthensGA38.0 mi.(Art)
South Carolina Gold MuseumPickensSC38.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Bob Jones University Museum & GalleryGreenvilleSC51.5 mi.(Art)
Zoos and Aquariums
Greenville ZooGreenvilleSC51.5 mi.
Western North Carolina Nature CenterAshevilleNC84.8 mi.
Zoo AtlantaAtlantaGA85.7 mi.
Knoxville Zoological GardensKnoxvilleTN110.0 mi.

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