Barnesville Picture

Whether you are passing through for a few hours or staying the weekend, it is easy to get lost in the rich cultural history of Barnesville and Lamar County. Founded in 1826, Barnesville was known as the “Buggy Capital of the World” during its heyday and even produced buggies for U.S. Presidents. Located a short fifteen minute drive west of I-75, Barnesville is home to numerous Victorian homes, murals, antique stores, and downtown merchants sure to delight the whole family. Come visit the town that the buggy barons built!