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Imagine a hot summer day, the sun beating down on your back as you paddle through the cool waters of America’s most diverse ecosystem on a kayak. Or imagine the smiles of your children as they run through the gardens of Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum, discovering new flowers, plants and bugs at each turn. Or imagine rediscovering your past and finding lost family connections across the six terraces of Rome’s historic Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Few southern cities can boast the beauty and charm of Georgia’s Rome. Tucked in the foothills of the ancient Appalachian Mountains, Rome is a city that has passionately preserved its past and delights in sharing it with her visitors. Abundant natural experiences await on the rivers, creeks, trails and three gentle rivers winding through the city to meet in downtown. History remains alive for everyone to experience in the many historical buildings, sites and cemeteries pristinely preserved throughout the city and county. Through the decades, our classic town has grown in sophistication and seasoned in character to become a unique portrait of southern heritage and hospitality. Georgia’s Rome, where the rivers meet and the mountains begin!
Cover photos: Main - GRCVB; bottom left - GRCVB; bottom right - Bill Harbin
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contents have some fun with us Section
Georgia’s Rome Visitor Guide Directions
Myrtle Hill Cemetery
Souvenirs 7 Rome’s History
Outdoor Adventures 14 Kid Fun
Nightlife 17 Restaurants 18 Hotels 20 Bed & Breakfasts
Calendar of Events
Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tours
Downtown Rome Map
Floyd County Map
Downtown Directory Welcome to Downtown Rome
Downtown Rome Directory
Downtown Rome Directory Index
Rocky Mountain Recreation Area
Downtown Parking 50 This publication is produced through a partnership of the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau, Downtown Development Authority, Business Improvement District and the Office of Downtown Development. Many photos throughout this book were contributed by community members through the facebook.com/RomeGeorgia photo contests. Many thanks to all contributing photographers. © Copyright June 2013
all roads lead to rome
Asheville, NC 223 Atlanta, GA 65 Augusta, GA 219 Birmingham, AL 124 Brunswick, GA 377 Charlotte, NC 299 Charleston, SC 392 Chattanooga, TN 76 Columbus, GA 172 Greenville, SC 201 Helen, GA 120 Huntsville, AL 115 Jacksonville, FL 416 Knoxville, TN 171 Macon, GA 153 Memphis, TN 416 Miami, FL 732 Mobile, AL 377 Montgomery, AL 225 Nashville, TN 206 Orlando, FL 509 Pensacola, FL 373 Raleigh, NC 461 Savannah, GA 318 Tallahassee, FL 338 Tampa, FL 527 Winston-Salem, NC 372
From Atlanta, GA • Take I-75 North to exit 290 (Highway 20 at Rome/Canton). • Take a left off the exit and follow Highway 20 West to Rome. From Chattanooga, TN • Take I-75 South to exit 312. • Take a right off the exit and follow Highway 53 West to Rome. From Birmingham, AL • Take I-59 North • Take I-759 at Gadsden, AL Follow US Hwy 411 North to Rome Air Travel Richard B. Russell Regional Airport is located 6 miles from downtown Rome and has capabilities for landing corporate jets.
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Rome - Floyd Visitor Center
Rome - Floyd Visitor Center The Rome - Floyd Visitor Center is your resource for experiencing the best of Georgia’s Rome! Located off of Turner McCall Boulevard (Highway 20 West) on historic Jackson Hill, the Visitor Center is housed in an authentic 1901 train depot with an attached caboose.
9:30am - 5pm, Mon - Fri 10am - 3pm, Sat 402 Civic Center Drive Rome, Georgia 30161 706-295-5576 800-444-1834
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souvenirs take a piece of Rome home! 9:30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm, Saturday Located inside the Rome - Floyd Visitor Center 706-295-5576 • 800-444-1834 SHOP ONLINE AT:
The Last Stop Gift Shop is the official retailer of the Rome - Floyd Visitor Center and Georgia’s Rome! The shop carries a variety of signature items for all ages that you can purchase as gifts for friends or for yourself as a memory of your time in Rome. The shop also holds Rome’s most diverse collection of local art, handmade jewelry and books by Roman authors. The charm and character of the shop’s setting, a 1901 historical train depot, create an inviting ambiance of the crossroad of history and Rome’s nouveau art scene. With over 100 artists, writers and crafters on display, there is the perfect gift at every price point awaiting all visitors!
Last Stop Gift Shop
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historic rome 180 years of history
Rome in 1864
ome’s three flowing rivers that meet in the heart of downtown have drawn travelers and settlers to the area for centuries. Although Hernando DeSoto visited here in the 1500’s, it was the gentle Cherokee Indians who claimed Rome and Floyd County as their aptly described “Enchanted Land.” The Cherokee influence is still heard in the sweet sounding names of Rome’s rivers: Coosa, Etowah and Oostanaula. In the 1830’s, early settlers braved the wilderness to build new lives in Georgia’s rugged up-country. Discovering the lush mountains and abundant waters, pioneers settled the town and named it Rome because of the
seven prominent hills that rise above the city. Cotton became king and brought prosperity. Mule drawn wagons loaded with cotton bales and other necessities crowded the streets and lined the docks as dozens of steamers and paddle wheelers transported goods over the rivers, our highways of yesterday.
Original Shorter College Campus
Civil War history was also made in Rome. The city sought sanctuary with three prominent forts, Attaway, Norton and Stovall, located as sentinels around the high points of the city’s center. In May of 1863, John Wisdom, the “Paul Revere of the South,” rode 64 miles on horseback from the west to alert Rome that the Yankees were coming. The town was saved, but in May of 1864, Rome fell to the Union Forces under the command of General William T. Sherman. Soldiers of the Union Army occupied Rome until November of that year. When General Sherman and his men departed, they set fire to many of the structures on their March to the Sea.
Special thanks to the Rome Area History Museum and the Rome - Floyd County Library Special Collections for the images on these pages.
A lady pioneer, Miss Martha Berry, made one of the largest contributions to the area. Late in the 18th Century, Martha, a wealthy planter’s daughter, began to teach mountain children in her little playhouse cabin near her home. Her mission of “education of the head, heart and hands” led to the development of the worldrenowned Berry College. With two rivers merging to form a third, Rome has occasionally been subjected to serious flooding. The first severe flood after Rome became a city was the flood of 1886, which inundated the city and allowed a steamboat to travel down Broad Street. In the late 1890’s, the city passed a resolution
Martha Berry & Henry Ford
of Downtown Rome remains in original condition as the community’s penchant for the past saved its grandeur. Since the 1980’s, citizens and the government have joined hands to restore the historic district and reclaim one of the South’s loveliest cities. As you stroll through our historic city, take note of the original architectural beauty of yesterday and the bustling life of a charming southern town today. For more information, call or visit the Rome - Floyd Visitor Center or
Civil War Occupation
raising the height of Broad Street. As a result, some of the below-ground basements of Rome’s historic buildings were originally the ground level entrances. In these exciting times, a beautiful little city grew by the rivers and a lovely Victorian neighborhood blossomed beside it. Much
Flood in early 19th Century
attractions fun for everyone
City Clocktower Downtown 706-236-4416 Corner of East Fifth Avenue & East Second Street. A museum inside includes murals from Rome’s history, & the restored original clockworks. Open the first Saturday of summer months or by special appointment. Free admission.
Rome Braves Baseball 755 Braves Blvd 706-368-9388 romebraves.com The Rome Braves, single A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, play April through September in State Mutual Stadium, a state-of-the-art facility located minutes from downtown Rome. Stars Brian McCann, Jeff Francoeur & Yunel Escobar all started with the Rome Braves. See the stars of tomorrow play today! Tickets range from $4 - $10. Berry College 2277 Martha Berry Hwy 706-232-5374 berry.edu Founded by Martha Berry in 1902, the school sits on the world’s largest college campus and boasts historic buildings and homes of many architectural styles. Sites include one of the world’s largest wooden overshot waterwheels, historic chapels and miles of mountain trails for hiking and biking. Several feature films including ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ and ‘Remember the Titans’ were filmed on the sprawling campus. Campus open daily during daylight hours. www.RomeGeorgia.org
Between the Rivers Historic District Downtown This area, which lies between the Etowah, Oostanaula and Coosa Rivers, is the site of Rome’s founding in 1834 and where early business and industry served the new town. As this district continued to grow, the area was ravaged by the Civil War and much of Rome was burned. From the ashes, the spirit of Rome emerged and rebuilt the community into a thriving town. An available brochure and accompanying digital tour highlight the founders and leaders of Rome through the years and shows how a small cotton port became the modern community it is today. Visit the Rome - Floyd Visitor Center for a brochure tour. Capitoline Wolf 601 Broad Street Located on the steps of City Hall on Broad Street, this statue of the Capitoline Wolf with Romulus & Remus was sent from ancient Rome to new Rome by order of the Italian Dictator, Benito Mussolini in 1929. Civil War Sites During the Civil War, Rome was the site of important war industries, thus making it a center for action. Several sites, including the location of three forts remain. Rome is also credited as the beginning point to Sherman’s historic “March to the Sea.” Visit the Rome - Floyd Visitor Center for a brochure or CD tour.
Myrtle Hill Cemetery
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Roman Holiday Riverboat The Joel Sulzbacher Roman Holiday is Romeâ€™s public riverboat providing both public tours and private excursions. Tours are scheduled from April - October with special themed cruises including: Rolling on the River, Spirits of the Civil War, Cruise with the Rome Braves, and Fall Foliage tours. Visit the Rome - Floyd Visitor Center or www. RomeGeorgia.org for more information on individual cruises or group bookings which can include a tour of ECO Center.
Myrtle Hill Cemetery Myrtle Street Located at the confluence of the Etowah & Oostanaula Rivers atop one of the seven hills of Rome, the cemetery covers 32 acres on 6 terraces and is individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Founded in 1857, Myrtle Hill is the final resting place of many famous Romans including Ellen Axson Wilson, First Lady of the United States. Other features include 368 Civil War graves from both the Union & Confederacy and multiple war monuments. Visit the Rome - Floyd Visitor Center for a brochure tour. Gates open daily from 9am-6pm. Visit online calendar for seasonal tours with grave hosts. Now experience the history of the cemetery through a NEW Mobile App Tour with GPS navigation, audio, video and historic photos! Turn to page 25 to learn more about this FREE experience.
museums history comes to life
Chieftains Museum Major Ridge Home 501 Riverside Parkway 706-291-9494 chieftainsmuseum.org Chieftains Museum/ Major Ridge Home was once the former home of Cherokee leader Major Ridge and his family. Its heritage most significantly encompasses the history and traditions of the Cherokee Indians and the clash of cultures in the southeastern United States that culminated in the tragedy known as the “Trail of Tears.” The museum tells the story of the Cherokee up to the removal, as well as exhibiting Cherokee artifacts that were unearthed on the property. The museum has been designated as a National Historic Landmark and an official site on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. Wed - Sat, 10am - 5pm. Adults $5. Seniors $3. Students $2. www.RomeGeorgia.org
Rome Area History Museum 305 Broad Street 706-235-8051 romehistorymuseum.com As a vital center for local historical research, the Rome Area History Museum preserves, interprets, and exhibits collections portraying the history of Rome and the surrounding area. The permanent exhibits create a walk through time starting with the Native Americans and early settlers through the Civil War, and then the development of Rome’s culture, life-ways and industries. Original documents such as maps, blueprints, photos, personal letters and business records provide sources that paint Rome’s history. The archives house photographs, books, and manuscripts pertaining to the region. Wed - Fri, 10am - 4pm. Sat 10am - 1pm. Free.
Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum 24 Veterans Memorial Hwy. 706-368-6789 berry.edu/oakhill Oak Hill is a magnificent example of Colonial Revival architecture. Built in 1847, it remains today as it was lived in from 1860-1942 by the Berry family. The formal garden & fountains are masterpieces of beauty that have been recognized as one of only a few All-American Display Gardens. The Martha Berry Museum, an example of Greek Revival architecture, houses a remarkable collection of art and exhibits of Martha Berryâ€™s life and work in founding the Berry Schools.Tours also include three outbuildings. This attraction is on the National Register of Historic Sites and is rated a AAA Star Attraction. Mon - Sat, 10am - 5pm. Adults $5. Seniors $4. Children $3.
Shorter University Museum & Archives 315 Shorter Ave 706-233-7891 shorter.edu The Shorter University Museum & Archives is the repository for historical material pertaining to Shorter University â€“ from its beginning as Cherokee Baptist Female College to its current status as Shorter University. Housed in the J. Robert Eubanks Welcome Center on the Shorter Campus, the collections of the Shorter University Museum & Archives include historic documents, photographs, scrapbooks, publications of the institution, artifacts, and textiles that tell the story of this unique institution. The museum also contains the Eubanks Gallery with exhibits from African and Indian safaris, Native American artifacts and early American tools. Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5pm. Free. 13
outdoor get outside, get active!
Heritage Trail & Jackson Hill Trail System Downtown More than 15 miles of trails through downtown. Map available in RomeFloyd Visitor Center. Stonebridge Golf Club 585 Stonebridge Drive 706-236-5046 18 hole course, practice facility, golf shop & grille. Lock & Dam Park 181 Lock & Dam Road 706-234-5001 Camping, fishing, recreation, picnic, RV spaces and shop. Rocky Mountain Rec Area Big Texas Valley Road 706-802-5087 Camping, hiking, mountain biking, fishing and beach. The Pocket Everett Springs Road 706-695-6736 Chattahoochee National Forest. Hiking & camping. Mashall Forest Interpretive Trail Horseleg Creek Road Only virgin forest in the United States located within city limits. Includes interpretive trail for the blind.
This is only a sample of the variety of outdoor activities in Georgiaâ€™s Rome. For a complete guide to Outdoor Adventures, visit www.RomeGeorgia.org, or call 706-295-5576 to request a copy of Outdoor Adventures in Georgiaâ€™s Rome.
kid fun splash & dash
fun for kids
Floyd Bowling & Amusement 7 Riverbend Drive 706-234-7373 Age 3+ Fun Wheels 2606 Calhoun Road 706-291-7681 Age 4+ Hot Wheels Skating Center 3129 Rockmart Road 706-235-2400 Age 4+, Fri - Sat Kangaroo Jakeâ€™s 3365 Martha Berry Blvd 706-235-4600 Age 3+ Mount Berry Square Mall 2770 Martha Berry Hwy 706-234-3596 Playground for up to 3.5 feet Movies at Berry Square Mount Berry Square Mall 706-235-7799 Northside Swim Center 501 Kingston Avenue 706-291-0766 May - September Putt-Putt Golf & Games 3349 Alabama Hwy 706-235-2817 Ages 3+ Ridge Ferry Park Playground 393 Riverside Parkway Rome Seven 2535 Shorter Avenue 706-235-4444 Rome Little Theatre romelittletheatre.com 706-295-7171
cave fun for thespring family
The town square features a 29-acre city park, gazebo, antique and specialty shops, and local restaurants.
Cave Spring Cave
Everything flows easy and relaxed in Cave Spring, from the sweet spring water in the cave to the canoes floating down Big Cedar Creek.
Cave Spring is surrounded by gentle mountains, rolling farmland, and spring-fed creeks. Outdoor activities abound: take a hike on the Pinhoti Trail running through downtown, picnic in the park, or take a swim in the 1.5 acre spring-fed lake shaped like the State of Georgia.
Cave Spring is a short drive from Rome. Take Hwy 27 South to US 411 / GA 53. Cave Spring is located inside Vanns Valley approximately 16 miles from Rome.
Cave Spring has numerous annual events from the arts festivals, 4th of July fireworks, Pig-Out BBQ competition, road races and more. All events can be found on the Cave Spring website.
Cave Spring Visitor Center Open Monday Saturday 11am - 3pm 4 Rome Road Cave Spring, Georgia 706-777-0299 CityOfCaveSpring.com
entertainment fun for after hours
333 on Broad 333 Broad Street 706-528-4844 Three bars. Upstairs lounge features a full bar and outdoor deck; Jazz on Tuesdays, karaoke on Wednesday & dueling pianos on Saturday 400 Block Bar & Lounge 413 Broad Street 706-238-9000 Modern bar & lounge with live music Brewhouse 325 Broad Street 706-204-8474 Rome’s largest sports bar and music venue Johnny’s 226 Broad Street 706-232-6555 Full bar with trivia & live music The Vault 201 Broad Street 706-234-6636 Full bar inside La Maries at Magretta Hall Moon Roof Bar 234 Broad Street 706-292-0099 Rooftop bar trivia on Thursdays, and live music on Wednesday, Friday & Saturday; Old Havana Cigar Company 337 Broad Street 706-295-0546 Cigar shop & lounge; beer & wine; event space above main lounge Schroeder’s Courtyard 406 Broad Street 706-234-4613 Live music venue; trivia each Monday
restaurants eat, drink& be merry From our local classics to the familiar chains, Rome has the dining experience you are searching for at any moment. Taste homemade southern pimentocheese at one of our downtown delis. Relax with live music at a bar and grill. Or indulge your tastes with an intimate dinner at an upscale restaurant. No matter what your taste buds are screaming for, you’ll feel satisfied at any of our restaurants that not only serve up the best food in the south, but also the best hospitality. Alcohol served. Outdoor Dining Price ratings include the average cost of an entrée for one person (not including tax or gratuity). $ Under $10 $$ $10-20 $$$ Over $20
Locations: Downtown North South East West
Rome-Floyd The purpose of The RomeFloyd Hospitality Association is to increase awareness of the industry’s importance to the economic viability of our community. Membership is comprised of local hotels, motels, restaurants and other local service industries. This listing is comprised of Rome - Floyd Hospitality Association Members only.
333 on Broad 333 Broad Street 706-528-4844 $$ Classic American fare Applebee’s 826 Turner McCall Blvd 706-235-6133 applebees.com $$ Classic American fare Bella Roma Grille 770 Braves Blvd 706-235-0911 $$ Italian Bar & Grill Brewhouse 325 Broad Street 706-204-8474 $$ Classic American fare Chick-Fil-A Dwarf House 246 Shorter Avenue 706-232-9233 chickfila.com $ Classic American fare
Hospitality Association CiCi’s Pizza 250 Redmond Circle 706-235-8800 $ Pizza
Longhorn Steakhouse 144 Shorter Avenue 706-235-4232 $$ Steakhouse
Great Harvest Bread Co. 234 Broad Street 706-292-0099 myharvestmooncafe.com $$ Southern cuisine
Moes 110 Shorter Avenue 706-292-0032 $ Mexican
Harvest Moon Cafe 234 Broad Street 706-292-0099 myharvestmooncafe.com $$ Southern cuisine Jefferson’s 340 Broad Street 706-378-0222 $ Wings, oysters, crab legs & burgers La Scala 413 Broad Street 706-238-9000 $$$ Upscale Italian La Marie’s at Magretta Hall 201 Broad Street 706-234-6636 $$$ Fine dining Las Palmas 246 Shorter Avenue 706-291-9788 311 Riverside Parkway 706-235-0555 $$ Mexican-American
Olive Garden 789 Turner McCall Blvd 706-235-0030 $$ Traditional Italian Partridge Cafe 330 Broad Street 706-291-4048 $$ Classic American fare Provino’s 288 Shorter Avenue 706-378-9009 $$ Traditional Italian Schroeder’s 406 Broad Street 706-234-4613 $ Sandwiches, calzones, salads, pizza & soups Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q 2103 Shorter Avenue 706-234-1441 $$ Barbecue & ribs
hotels sleep like a baby
The purpose of the RomeFloyd Hospitality Association is to increase awareness of the industryâ€™s importance to the economic viability of our community. Membership is comprised of local hotels, motels, restaurants and other local service industries. All hotel members are highlighted, however all properties are listed on page 22.
Americaâ€™s Best Value Inn 2973 Highway 27 South 706-235-1717 americasbestvalueinn.com 36 rooms. Jacuzzi rooms available. Located near Georgia Highlands College, Darlington School & Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Six miles from downtown Rome.
Best Western Executive Inn 217 Highway 411 SE 706-234-3161 bestwestern.com/executiveinnrome
45 guest rooms, including Presidential Suites with hot tubs, deluxe continental breakfast, large seasonal pool. No pets. ADA. AAA Diamond rated. Three miles from downtown Rome.
Rome-Floyd Comfort Inn 2209 Shorter Ave 706-802-1223 choicehotels.com
51 guest rooms. Suites and rooms with hot tubs available. Three miles from downtown Rome.
Comfort Suites 23 Chateau Drive 706-232-6055 choicehotelsl.com
65 Guest suites, deluxe hot continental breakfast, free wireless internet, free local calls, fitness center, indoor heated saltwater pool, hot tub, ADA.
Country Inn & Suites 15 Hobson Way 706-232-3380 countryinns.com/rmga
60 guest rooms with numerous one-bedroom suites (separate living room & bedroom); hot breakfast bar, pool, fitness center and business center. ADA. Reward program. Three miles from downtown Rome.
Days Inn 840 Turner McCall Blvd. 706-295-0400 daysinn.com 105 guest rooms. Free Daybreak breakfast, courtyard pool, guest laundry, business center,
Hospitality Association fitness center, rv & bus parking and meeting / banquet facilities. Three blocks from downtown Rome.
EconoLodge 300 Dodd Blvd 706-234-0014 choicehotels.com
Complimentary continental breakfast, free local calls, cable, HBO, microwave, refrigerator, free wireless internet.
Kings Inn 3471 Martha Berry Hwy 706-233-9364
25 guest rooms with microfridge and continental breakfast.
Hawthorn Suites 100 West Second Avenue 706-378-4837 hawthorn.com
37 suites. Located in the restored Battey Machinery building on the banks of the Oostanaula River. Fully equipped kitchen or mini kitchen, business center, complimentary hot breakfast buffet. 100% smoke-free. Wednesday social hour. Walking distance to city tennis courts, Barron Stadium and The Forum. ADA. Located in Historic Downtown Rome.
Holiday Inn Express Suites 35 Hobson Way SE 706-232-0021 hiexpress.com
Located off Highway 411. 81 guest rooms including two room suites. Hot breakfast bar, fitness and business center. Meeting space and board room. No pets. ADA 100% smoke free property. Three miles from downtown Rome.
Quality Inn 40 Grace Drive 706-291-7797 choicehotels.com
67 guest rooms & suites. Enclosed heated pool, fitness center, expanded continental breakfast, and board room. ADA. Three miles from downtown Rome.
LaQuinta Inn & Suites 15 Chateau Drive 706-291-1034 lq.com
48 Guest Rooms Including King Suites & Family Suites. Pool, Fitness Center, Guest Laundry, Business Center and meeting room. Free HOT Breakfast. Pet Friendly (No Extra Charge). 100% Smoke Free. Earn Points or Miles with Every Stay! Three miles from downtown Rome.
hotels sleep like a baby
Rodeway Inn 712 Avenue A 706-314-1115
45 Guest Rooms. Deluxe breakfast. Close to restaurants, Heritage trail system and four blocks from downtown Rome.
www.RomeGeorgia.org for deals and online booking!
Additional Hotels Ashwood Inn & Suites 2761 Shorter Ave 706-378-9650 Budget Inn 3005 Highway 27 N 706-234-6278 Cottis Inn 1105 Highway 27 N 706-295-5555 Economy Inn 1803 Highway 27 N 706-291-1823 Garden Inn & Suites 2541 Shorter Avenue 706-235-2330 Hampton Inn 21 Chateau Drive 706-232-9551 Pine Crest Motel 3158 Hwy 27N 706-234-8588
Ramada Inn *Opening July 2013 20 Highway 411 SE Relax Inn 1204 Highway 27 N 706-291-1997 Saga Motel 3189 Highway 27 N 706-232-1373 Stay Lodge 2005 Dean Street 706-233-9188 Studio 6 *Opening July 2013 20 Highway 411 SE Sunrise Inn & Suites 1610 Highway 27 N 706-291-1994 Woodberry Inn & Suites 1318 Martha Berry Blvd 706-235-4760
charm &b&bs character bed & breakfasts
Rome-Floyd Hospitality Association Members
Claremont House 906 East Second Ave 706-291-0900 1-800-254-4797
The Claremont House is an elegant 1882 Victorian Gothic home that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The bed and breakfast has beautiful rooms with private baths and serves a full gourmet breakfast. Special packages and corporate rates are available. Complimentary snacks and beverages.
Tumlin House 38 Alabama Street Cave Spring 706-777-0066 In addition to being a full service bed and breakfast and offering the finest amenities, the Tumlin House offers Saturday six course dinner; call for menu. Reservations required. Hearn Inn Rolater Park Cave Spring 706-777-8865 The former female dorm for Hearn Academy, the inn is located in Rolater Park within sight of Cave Springâ€™s namesake cave.
events Fun around Floyd County Annual Events
Martin Luther King Parade CRBI Polar Bear Paddle
Junior Service League Follies Berry Half Marathon
St. Petricks Day Parade Leprechaunathon 5k Rome International Festival
Spring Art Market Rome Braves Baseball Tour to the Top of the Clock Across the Pond Concert Tri for the Kids Youth Triathlon Atlanta Steeplechase Commission on Children & Youth Spaghetti Challenge Big Fibber Contest
Rome Braves Baseball Clocktower Classic Handcycling Races Tour to the Top of the Clock First Friday Concert Waterfest Spirits of the Civil War Tour: Downtown Rome Roman Roast on the River Up the Creek Bike Ride Silver Hills Rodeo Downtown Art Walk Rome River Jam Memorial Day Celebration Senior Inforum Local school & college graduations
Rome Braves Baseball Tour to the Top of the Clock First Friday Concert Weekly Farmer’s Market Cave Spring Art Festival Rolling on the River Folk Tales & Fairy Tales
Rome Braves Baseball Tour to the Top of the Clock First Friday Concert Weekly Farmer’s Market Salute to Honor America
Rome Braves Baseball Tour to the Top of the Clock First Friday Concert Weekly Farmer’s Market Tillman Clocktower Race
Rome Braves Baseball Tour to the Top of the Clock First Friday Concert Weekly Farmer’s Market 9/11 Remembrance Armuchee Bluegrass Festival Running Water Pow-Wow Rome International Film Festival Rome Beer Festival Cave Spring Bar-B-Q
Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tours Haunted on Broad: Downtown Ghost Tours John Wisdom Wagon Train Chiaha Harvest Fair Peach State Marching Festival Downtown Trick or Treat Trout Unlimited Chili Cook-off Wings over North Georgia Air Show Hallowed Hauntings
Fine Wine Festival Chamber Business Expo Downtown Open House Christmas Parade
Winter Art Market Cave Spring Christmas Parade NAIA Football National Championship Game Week
View all events in Rome & Floyd County at www.RomeGeorgia.org For more information on downtown events, contact Downtown Development at 706-236-4520 www.RomeGeorgia.org
For thirty years now, Rome has followed the Main Street approach to downtown revitalization, staying focused on the goal of a strong and vibrant central business district. Main Street is a national preservation-based downtown revitalization program. In 2003, Rome became one of only two cities in Georgia to be designated a Great American Main Street City by the National Main Street Center in Washington DC. Now boasting a 96% occupancy rate and numerous new developments, the publicprivate reinvestment has
ivers, mountains, architecture, history, and a thriving downtown come together to create the Between the Rivers Historic District. This city center is the largest intact Victorian district in the state. Broad Street, the second widest main street in Georgia, is filled with magnificent landmarks. Surrounded by the Etowah, Oostanaula and Coosa Rivers, Rome was founded in 1834. Just two years later, the first trade was born with steamboats traveling the rivers carrying cargo, mail and passengers. Rome quickly became a busy hub of trade.
exceeded $125 million. The business district consists of 24 blocks, approximately 300 businesses and 2,800 employees. At the heart of it all, Historic Downtown Rome reflects the traditions, values and heritage of a richly blessed community. Romeâ€™s exciting and colorful past compliments the vitality and progress of today. An active Downtown Development Authority, a Business Improvement District (BID) and supportive City and County governments have contributed to the many successes.
Take a leisurely stroll down Romeâ€™s charming Broad Street and youâ€™ll quickly understand why this is a city full of heritage. Each piece of Historic Downtown Rome has been carefully restored to its original glamour, creating a quintessential Main Street USA. Specialty Shops Discover unique gifts, home decor and clothing shops that cater to every palate of taste.
Restaurants From Asian to New York style pizza to traditional southern comfort food, the downtown restaurants have a menu for each of your taste-buds.
Business As the heart of Rome, downtown has businesses in every field ranging from law firms and accountants to new media marketing firms.
The Downtown Development Office is located in the heart of Rome in the Carnegie Building at 607 Broad Street. Downtown Development is fully devoted to the revitalization of the downtown district. The office oversees the Main Street Program and the parking program while also serving as a ready point of contact for prospects, project management, and administering the downtown revolving loan fund.
Downtown Development PO Box 1433 607 Broad Street Rome, Georgia 30161 706-236-4520 www.DowntownRomeGA.com
ACCOUNTING & TAX SERVICES
Brad Reeder CPA 336 Broad Street Ste 200 706-291-1414 Drummond Tax Service & Bonding 7 West Fourth Avenue 706-238-9339 Jackson Hewitt Tax Service 524 Broad Street Ste 450 706-802-1099 Jennings & Atha 506 Third Street 706-802-1945 Pullen, Shorter Company 4 Eighth Avenue 706-291-1248 M.E. Tax Plus 307 Broad Street 706-266-7247
Advertising Dynamics Inc 104 Sixth Avenue 706-290-0202 Promotions Plus 216 Broad Street 706-232-1341 Rome News Tribune 305 Sixth Avenue 706-291-6397 Sign Designs 105 Broad Street 706-234-9990 Team 360 338 Broad Street 877-412-1906 V3 Magazine 1 West Fourth Avenue 706-235-0748 Venue Dog 409 Broad Street 706-383-7364
The City Market 137 East First Street 706-238-9122 Cotton Block Antique Mall 114 Broad Street 706-291-8598 Master’s Antiques 241 Broad Street 706-232-8316 Roman Trading Company 415 Broad Street 404-981-3911
APARTMENTS & LODGING
Cotton Block Apartments 101 Broad Street 706-295-0010 Forrest Place Apartments 436 Broad Street 706-291-4321 Greystone Apartments 90 Second Avenue 706-232-5798 Hawthorn Suites Hotel 100 West Second Avenue 706-378-4837 West Loft Apartments 9 Second Avenue 770-382-7200
APPAREL & SERVICES
Blue Ribbon Shoe Shop 409B Broad Street 706-291-7524 Buttercup Boutique 100 W Second Ave Ste 104 706-234-1619 The Gentleman’s South 331 Broad Street 706-236-2400
Koman’s & Daily Fashions 219 Broad Street 706-295-9212 Lynn’s Uniforms 244 Broad Street 706-291-7266 Michelle’s Fashions 516 Broad Street 706-234-4669 Needleworks Embroidery 335 Broad Street 706-378-7779 Paula’s Boutique on Broad 210 Broad Street 706-232-0033 Posh Upscale Resale 412 Broad Street 706-232-3330 Rome Cleaners 116 Broad Street 706-291-4498 Shoe Wee 247 Broad Street 706-232-1260 Smartypants 405 Broad Street 706-234-8528 The Stichery 111 Broad Street 706-622-2345 Top Hat Formal Wear 245 Broad Street 706-291-7163 Vintage A GoGo 224 Broad Street 706-234-4555
ARCHITECTS & CONSTRUCTION
Adam’s Project Management 205 East First Street 706-234-7971
CEVIAN Design Lab 401 Broad Street 706-383-1043 DCR Construction 401 Broad Street Ste 210 706-235-0848 Fastenal Company 110 Eighth Avenue 706-802-0270 Gauthreaux, Charles Architect 101 Second Ave Ste 300 706-236-9640 P C Design Build 44 Second Avenue 706-234-0610 Pearson Construction 408 First Street 706-232-7822
ARTS & CULTURE
Blacktop Folk Art 204 Broad Street 706-766-5962 Dance Works of Rome 107 Broad Street 706-346-4189 DeSoto Theatre 530 Broad Street 706-295-7171 Rome Area History Museum 305 Broad Street 706-235-8051 Rome City Auditorium 601 Broad Street 706-236-4416 Rome Civic Ballet 2 Third Avenue 706-232-8804 Rome Little Theatre 530 Broad Street 706-295-7171 Studio Siri 100 West Second Avenue 706-409-3022
Coastal Service Station 610 Broad Street 706-291-8481 Rome’s Expert Tire 712 Broad Street 706-232-3711
BANKS & FINANCIAL
Apex Finance Company 2 Sixth Avenue 706-291-9415 Arbor Haven Investments 409 Broad Street 706-291-6946 Citizen’s First Bank 701 Broad Street 706-291-9772 Consumer Credit Counseling 519 Broad Street Ste 106 706-295-5515 Edward Jones Investments 130 Broad Street 706-291-2091 Estate Planners of GA 329 Broad Street 706-234-9920 First Bank Mortgage 519 Broad Street Ste 100 706-232-9458 Merrill Lynch 401 Broad Street Ste 200 706-802-4400
Northwestern Mutual Financial 104 Sixth Avenue 706-291-4466 Peachtree Planning of Rome 500 East Second Street 706-234-7468 SunTrust Bank 100 Second Avenue 706-291-4421 Synovus Mortgage 701 Broad Street 706-291-5088
Synovus Securities 701 Broad Street 706-291-5075 The Piedmont Agency 519 Broad Street 706-291-0628 Wells Fargo Advisors 111 Bridgepoint Plaza 706-291-8001 Wells Fargo Bank 501 Broad Street 706-290-6100 World Finance Corporation 532 Broad Street 706-234-0839 Woods Brokerage Company 410 Broad Street 706-291-4625
BARBERS & SALONS
Bliss Salon and Spa 413 East First Street 706-291-7357 Blonde on Broad 217 Broad Street 706-378-1111
rome Styles By Marie 409 Broad Street Ste 204 706-291-8533 The Body Shop Too 326 Broad Street 404-274-6352 Wiyanna’s Hair Salon 8 East Third Avenue 706-232-4247
Body Canvas 428 Broad Street 706-368-9158 Desoto Beauty Shop 311 Broad Street 706-291-6085 Europe Hair Salon 128 Broad Street 706-204-8697 Forrest Barber Shop 432 Broad Street 706-291-7486
Greystone Barber Shop 20 Second Avenue 706-295-7010 Hair Benders 524 Broad Street 706-232-5529 Hair Structure by Design 319 Broad Street 706-233-9797 Imagine Hair Art Studio & Gallery 334 Broad Street 706-622-2471 Ivy Nails 126 Broad Street 706-378-2229 Renew Aesthetics 210 Second Avenue 706-767-5811 Salon 210 210 Second Ave Ste 202 706-290-0255 Seven Hills Salon & Spa 100 West Second Avenue 706-291-7020
AIMC 210 Second Avenue 800-321-0102 Christie’s Office Supply 100 Broad Street 706-291-4550 Dempsey Auction Company 310 North Fourth Avenue 706-291-0746 Docu Team 215 Broad Street 706-237-6509 Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce 1 Riverside Parkway 706-291-7663 Greenergy USA, Inc. 111 Bridgepoint Plaza 706-232-4010 Kadance Creative 1 West Fourth Avenue 706-232-3011 Kelly Services 3 Sixth Avenue 706-235-9117
Logical Systems 605 First Street Ste 101 706-234-9896 Parker Fibernet LLC 704 Broad Street 800-872-7537 ProActive Management Consulting, LLC 111 Bridgepoint Plaza 706-232-3070 Professional Screening & Information 316 Broad Street 706-235-7574 Rudert Sr Advisory & Consulting Serv, LLC 111 Bridgepoint Plaza SAI Digital 412 First Street 706-622-4545 Sharp Business Systems 213 Broad Street 706-355-9906 Southern Loss Control Services 102 Fifth Avenue 706-232-4151 Sylvan Learning Center 210 Second Avenue Ste 100 706-295-3484 The Comp Force 338 Broad Street 706-236-2766 The Merry Maids 118 Broad Street 706-235-8811
333 On Broad 333 Broad Street 706-528-4844 Brewhouse Music & Grill 325 Broad Street 706-204-8474 Curleeâ€™s Fish House & Oyster Bar 227 Broad Street 706-204-8173 El Zarape 429 Broad Street 706-295-5330 Great Harvest Bread Company 606 Broad Street 706-235-1662 Jamwich 510 Broad Street
CATERING & RESTAURANTS
rome Harvest Moon 234 Broad Street 706-292-0099 Honeymoon Bakery 228 Broad Street 706-232-0611 Jefferson’s 340 Broad Street 706-378-0222 Johnny’s New York Style Pizza 233 Broad Street 706-232-6555 Kaleido-Sno 414 Broad Street 706-291-7275 LaMarie’s at Magretta Hall 201 Broad Street 706-2346636 LaScala Restaurant 413 Broad Street 706-238-9000 Mellow Mushroom 238 Broad Street 706-234-9000 Partridge Restaurant 330 Broad Street 706-235-0030 Schroeder’s New Deli 406 Broad Street 706-234-4613 Sweet Pickles 434 Broad Street 706-237-6906 Swift & Finch Coffee 600 Broad Street 706-237-6750 Two Can Do Catering 438 Broad Street 706-232-1219 Yummy Thai Restaurant 526 Broad Street 706-291-9599
FLORAL & PHOTOGRAPHY
Babycake Studios 250 Broad Street 404-910-3259 Bussey’s Florist & Gifts 250 Broad Street 706-234-4060 Jackson Photography 211 Broad Street 706-291-8164 Kelly Moore Photography 100 West Second Avenue 706-266-9585
Ransom Florist 5 East Fourth Avenue 706-291-8007 Whitehead’s Flowers & Gifts 430 Broad Street 706-291-8477
FURNITURE & INTERIOR DESIGN
Arrive’ Design 420 Broad Street 706-234-0427 Attaway Interior Design 17 Third Avenue 706-235-5884 Chisholm & Thomason Ltd 14 Third Avenue 706-234 -0533 European Home Designs 420 Broad Street 706-234-0427 Fricks Furniture Company 420 Broad Street 706-291-8985 Mattress Direct 137 East First Street 706-238-9122 Pineapple Place 13 East Third Avenue 706-314-9524 Southeast Gas Appliance Center 310 Broad Street 706-295-5060
GIFTS & SPECIALTY
Bella Luna 15 East Third Avenue 706-295-1515 Beyond Your Ears 214 Broad Street 404-274-6352 C&S Trophies 7 Broad Street 706-291-7363 Darling Pets 225 Broad Street 706-291-9435 Dogwood Books & Antiques 240 Broad Street 706-235-2660 Ginger’s Dollings and Cattywags 247 Broad Street 706-232-1260 Living & Giving 440 Broad Street 706-235-5530 M & Ems Candle Creations 226A Broad Street 706-844-4859
downtown Meeks Picture Frames 308 Sixth Avenue 706-291-1355 Merle Norman 417 Broad Street 706-291-6444 Old Havana Cigar Company 327 Broad Street 706-295-0546 Paradise Lost Books 407 Broad Street 706-295-2665 Poor Man’s Pawn Shop 106 Broad Street 706-234-0004 Riverside Gourmet 250 Broad Street 706-291-1023 Robert’s Coins 241 Broad Street 770-548-8162 Stella Blu 200 Broad Street 706-234-7900 Southeastern Mills 100 First Avenue 706-291-6528 Sugar Candy Emporium 400 East Third Avenue 706-622-2280 The Season 250 Broad Street 706-767-0606 Traditions of Rome 101 Second Avenue 706-232-1427
Rome City & Floyd County
Floyd County Administration 12 Fourth Avenue 706-291-5111 Floyd County Clerk of Superior Court 3 Government Plaza 706-291-5192 Floyd County Community Development 12 Fourth Avenue 706-291-5131 Floyd County Extension Office 12 Fourth Avenue 706-295-6210 Floyd County Historic Courthouse 301 Tribune Street 706-291-5148 Forum Civic Center 2 Government Plaza
rome 706-291-5281 Rome City Auditorium 601 Broad Street 706-236-4416 Rome City Clerk 601 Broad Street 706-236-4460 Rome City Hall 601 Broad Street 706-236-4400 Rome City Schools Administration 508 Second Street 706-236-5050 Rome City Water Billing 601 Broad Street 706-236-4432 Rome Clean Community 601 Broad Street 706-236-4466 Rome Community Development 607 Broad Street 706-236-4477 Rome Downtown Development 607 Broad Street 706- 236-4520 Rome Downtown Parking Office 607 Broad Street 706-236-4458 Rome Historic Preservation 607 Broad Street 706-236-4473 Rome Human Resources 607 Broad Street 706-236-4453 Rome Purchasing Department 601 Broad Street 706-236-4410 Rome IT Department 601 Broad Street 706-236-4445 Rome-Floyd Building Inspection 607 Broad Street 706-236-4488 Rome-Floyd County Library 205 Riverside Parkway 706-236-4611 Rome-Floyd Emergency 911 5 Government Plaza 706-236-4543 Rome-Floyd Fire Department 619 West First Street 706-236-4500 Rome-Floyd Law Enforcement 5 Government Plaza 706-238-5100 Rome-Floyd Planning Department
607 Broad Street 706-236-5025 Rome-Floyd Zoning 607 Broad Street 706-236-4476
State & Federal
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 Government Plaza 706-232-5104 Federal Bureau of Investigation 600 East First Street 706-291-7364 General Services Administration 600 East First Street 706-378-1122 Internal Revenue Service 600 East First Street 706-291-5680 U S Bankruptcy Court 600 East First Street 706-378-4000 U S Congressman 600 East First Street 706-290-1776 U S District Court Clerk 600 East First Street 706-378-4060 U S Marshall 600 East First Street 706-291-5644 U S Probation 600 East First Street 706-378-4005
Athena Health 501 Broad Street Ste 307 706-234-2566 Bobâ€™s Body Shop 108 Broad Street Counseling Associate of Rome 101 Second Ave Ste 320 706-291-9522 Floyd Heyman Hospice Care 420 East Second Avenue 706-509-3200 Harbin Clinic Behavioral Sciences 1 Fifth Avenue 706-295-2028 Harbin Clinic Human Resources 200 Second Avenue 706-378-5500
Healing Arts Center 318 Broad Street 706-232-1260 Healing Hands Life Center & Spa 423 Broad Street 706-232-0907 Help At Home 411 Broad Street 706-235-5413 Herb Shop 103 Broad Street 706-232-4447 Home Instead Senior Care 701 Broad Street 706-290-1367 Infinity Children’s Services 304 Sixth Avenue 706-378-9044 Lieberman Family Chiropractic, P.C. 421 Broad Street 706-232-9355 Maximum Nutrition 122 Broad Street 706-295-4696 N American Homecare Service 100 Second Ave Ste 330 706-237-6143 Oh! Baby Life Coaching 520 Broad Street 706-314-9739 Phoenix Counseling Innovations 407A Broad Street 706-232-6613 Positive Changes Counseling 520 Broad Street Psychological Associates of NWGA 104 Fifth Ave 706-235-6990 Relaxation Station 210 Second Avenue 706-234-9001
Richards & Smith PhD 413 Second Street 706-378-0995 Rome Medical Massage 1 Second Avenue 706-853-0029 Rush, Kyle DMD 306 Sixth Avenue 706-291-8062 Seven Hills Counseling Center 712 Second Street 706-295-5364 Soothing Source Massage Therapy 8 Fourth Avenue 706-232-1899 Source Care Management 701 Broad Street Ste 201 706-378-1270 Source Medical Therapy Billing 519 Broad Street 706-802-1991 Spring Stone YOGA 405 ½ Broad Street 706-767-0885 The Healing Arts Center of Rome 215 Broad Street Ste 210 706-331-4631
Babcock Agency 107 West Eighth Avenue 706-236-9355 Dempsey Insurance Agency 105 East Fifth Avenue 706-295-0000 Garner & Glover 135 East Eighth Avenue 706-291-7380 Jones Insurance Agency 10 West Eighth Avenue 706-233-9559
Piedmont Agency 519 Broad Street Ste 302 706-291-0628 Sims-Cross & Assoc Insurance 101 Second Ave Ste 330 706-235-7217 Talley Insurance 424 Broad Street 706-291-4077 Thwaites Insurance Agency 10 Eighth Avenue 706-290-3178 United American Insurance Company 522 Broad Street 706-295-7170
Elysium Inc 226 Broad Street 706-235-1144 Ford, Gittings & Kane 312 Broad Street 706-291-8811 Greeneâ€™s Jewelers 328 Broad Street 706-291-7236 Massey-MacDonald LLC 114 Broad Street 706-291-8596
Barkley, Larry J Attorney 401 Broad Street Ste 101 706-291-6402 Barron, Frank Jr Attorney 101 Second Ave Ste 100 706-232-0723 Berry & Associates 519 Broad Street Ste 104 404-425-5186 Bradfield, Holly Attorney 409 Broad Street Ste 201 706-291-9135
Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson, Davis & Smith 615 West First Street 706-291-8853 Burton Law Firm 102 Fifth Avenue Ste A 706-291-4449 Cadle, Paul R Jr Attorney 710 Second Street 706-290-0675 Carroll & Associates 111 Bridgepoint Plaza 706-295-3400 Cox & Byington Attorneys 711 Broad Street 706-291-2002 Crouch, Timothy Attorney 527 Broad Street Ste C 706-235-0878 Drummond DD Tax Service & Bonding 7 West Fourth Avenue 706-238-9339 Duffey, Mike Attorney 104 West Sixth Avenue 706-295-9764 Farless, Floyd Attorney 401 Broad Street Ste 103 706-234-7286 Finnell Firm 1 W Fourth Avenue Ste 200 706-235-7272 Foss, Jim Attorney 107 Fifth Avenue 706-235-0826 Frazier, Genevieve Attorney 101 Second Ave Ste 350 706-233-9925 Fuller & McKay Law Firm 701 Broad Street Ste 350 706-295-1300 Graham Firm Attorneys 519 Broad Street Ste 101 706-232-4797
Patton, C Ron Attorney 701 Broad Street Ste 400 706-291-9620 Rampley, Chris Attorney 103 West Eighth Street 706-291-7060 Salmon, W E Attorney 514 Broad Street 706-234-4540 Sparks, William F Attorney 605 East First Street Ste 100 706-235-0058 Slade, Douglas D Attorney 107 East Fifth Avenue Ste B 706-291-7411 Sproles, Leon Attorney 531 Broad Street 706-290-9002 Strain & Rutledge 409 East Second Street 706-234-1300 Sumner Law Firm LLC 531 Broad Street 706-204-8214 The Drake Firm 401 Broad Street 404-217-0508 Williams, Keith Attorney 706 West Second Avenue 706-291-0313
Boy Scouts of America 100 Second Ave Ste 20 706-235-5545 Community Care Services 101 East Second Ave Ste 200 706-295-6654 Coosa River Basin Initiative 408 Broad Street 706-232-2724 Girl Scout Council 601 First Street 706-236-9254
Guldenschuh, David Attorney 512 First Street 706-295-0333 Haygood, Terry Attorney 401 Broad Street Ste 102 706-232-2222 Hine, Edward Jr 111 Bridgepoint Plaza 706-291-2531 Hoyt Firm 408 First Street 706-295-7804 Husser & Cromartie III Attorneys 401 Broad Street Ste 300 706-802-0251 Kelly, Jeffrey B PC 107 East Fifth Avenue Ste A 770-881-8449 Lanier, Steve Attorney at Law 410 East First Street 706-292-0200 Magruder & Sumner Attorneys 701 Broad Street Ste 300 706-291-7050 Marion, Joe Attorney 531 Broad Street 706-291-1251 Mcginnis, Daniel R. Attorney 506 First Street 706-295-0024 McLeod, Jeff Attorney 104 West Sixth Avenue 706-234-5678 McRae, Stegall, & Peek Attys 100 East Second Avenue 706-291-6223 McWhorter, G Brian Attorney 705 East First Street 706-290-0182 North GA Mediation Firm 109 Eighth Avenue 706-235-6770 Oâ€™Dell, William Attorney 111 Bridgepoint Plaza 706-234-5335
Appraisal Associates of Rome 412 Broad Street Ste 200 706-234-0333 Bryan & Warren Real Estate 530 Broad Street 706-291-7544 Charles Williams Real Estate 5 Sixth Avenue 706-235-3030 Harvey-Given Company 4 East Sixth Avenue 706-291-9191 Martin’s Real Estate 201 Broad Street Ste 200 706-295-9640
First Baptist Church of Rome 100 East Fourth Avenue 706-291-6850 First Christian Church 209 East Second Avenue 706-291-6745 First Church of Christ Scientist 502 First Street 706-291-8270 First Presbyterian Church 101 East Third Avenue 706-291-6033 First United Methodist Church 202 East Third Avenue 706-291-8590 Good Neighbors Ministries 212 East Second Street 706-291-0556 In Focus Baptist Church 710 First Street 706-234-8963 Metropolitan United Methodist 700 Broad Street 706-291-8660 Rodeph Sholom Congregation 406 East First Street 706-413-2722 Seven Hills Fellowship 538 Broad Street St Paul African Methodist Episcopal 106 Sixth Avenue 706-232-4807 St Peter’s Episcopal Church 101 East Fourth Avenue 706-291-9111
Blue Sky 109 Broad Street 706-204-7063 Cycle Therapy 608 Broad Street 706-235-4866 Owen’s Hardware & Sporting Goods 116 East Second Avenue 706-291-6100 Pullen’s Ordinary Bicycles 105 Broad Street 706-234-2453 Skatelife 307 Broad Street 706-236-9585
Comcast, Inc 707 First Street 706-291-7288 Georgia Power 800 Broad Street 706-236-1213
Lutheran Services of GA 336 Broad Street 706-506-0649 Rome Floyd Humane Society 518 Broad Street 706-234-7979 United Way of Rome and Floyd 6 Third Avenue 706-291-9336
index Business 333 On Broad Adam’s Project Management Advertising Dynamics Inc AIMC Apex Finance Company Appraisal Associates of Rome Arbor Haven Investments Arrive’ Design Athena Health Attaway Interior Design Babcock Agency Babycake Studios Barkley, Larry J Attorney Barron, Frank Jr Attorney Bella Luna Berry & Associates Beyond Your Ears Blacktop Folk Art Bliss Salon and Spa Blonde on Broad Blue Ribbon Shoe Shop Blue Sky Outfitter Bob's Body Shop Body Canvas Boy Scouts of America Bradfield, Holly Attorney Brewhouse Music & Grill Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler Bryan & Warren Real Estate Burton Law Firm Bussey’s Florist & Gifts Buttercup Boutique C&S Trophies Cadle, Paul R Jr Attorney Carroll & Associates CEVIAN Design Lab Charles William Real Estate Chisholm & Thomason Ltd Christie’s Office Supply Citizen’s First Bank Coastal Service Station Comcast, Inc Community Care Services Consumer Credit Counseling Coosa River Basin Initiative Cotton Block Antique Mall Cotton Block Apartments Counseling Associate of Northwest GA Cox & Byington Attorneys Crouch, Timothy Attorney Curlee's Fish House & Oyster Bar Cycle Therapy Dance Works of Rome Darling Pets DCR Construction Dempsey Auction Company Dempsey Insurance Agency Desoto Beauty Shop DeSoto Theatre Docu Team Dogwood Books & Antiques Downtown Development Drug Enforcement Drummond Tax Service and Bonding Duffey, Mike Attorney Edward Jones Investments El Zarape Elysium Inc Estate Planners of Georgia Europe Hair Salon European Home Designs Farless, Floyd Attorney Fastenal Company Federal Bureau of Investigation Finnell Firm First Baptist Church of Rome First Bank Mortgage First Christian Church
Address 333 Broad Street 205 East First Avenue 104 Sixth Avenue 210 Second Avenue 2 Sixth Avenue 412 Broad Street Ste 200 409 Broad Street 420 Broad Street 501 Broad Street Ste 307 17 Third Avenue 107 Eighth Avenue 250 Broad Street 401 Broad Street Ste 101 101 Second Ave Ste 100 15 Third Avenue 519 Broad Street Ste 104 214 Broad Street 204 Broad Street 413 First Street 217 Broad Street 409B Broad Street 109 Broad Street 108 Broad Street 428 Broad Street 100 Second Avenue Ste 20 409 Broad Street Ste 201 325 Broad Street 615 First Street 530 Broad Street 102 Fifth Avenue Ste A 250 Broad Street 100 West Second Avenue Ste 104 7 Broad Street 710 Second Street 111 Bridgepoint Plaza Ste 110 401 Broad Street 5 Sixth Avenue 14 Third Avenue 100 Broad Street 701 Broad Street 610 Broad Street 707 First Street 101 Second Ave Ste 200 519 Broad Street Ste 106 408 Broad Street 114 Broad Street 101 Broad Street 101 Second Ave Ste 320 711 Broad Street 527 Broad Street Ste C 227 Broad Street 608 Broad Street 107 Broad Street 225 Broad Street 401 Broad Street Ste 210 310 Fourth Avenue 105 Fifth Avenue 311 Broad Street 530 Broad Street 215 Broad Street 240 Broad Street 607 Broad Street 5 Government Plaza 7 Fourth Avenue 106 Sixth Avenue 130 Broad Street 429 Broad Street 226 Broad Street 329 Broad Street 128 Broad Street 420 Broad Street 401 Broad Street Ste 103 110 Eighth Avenue 600 First Street 1 Fourth Avenue Ste 200 100 Fourth Avenue 519 Broad Street Ste 100 209 Second Avenue
706-528-4844 706-234-7971 706-290-0202 800-321-0102 706-291-9415 706-234-0333 706-291-6946 706-234-0427 706-234-2566 706-235-5884 706-236-9355 404-910-3259 706-291-6402 706-232-0723 706-295-1515 404-425-5186 404-274-6352 706-766-5692 706-291-7357 706-378-1111 706-291-7524 706-235-6091 706-235-7875 706-368-9158 706-235-5545 706-291-9135 706-204-8474 706-291-8853 706-291-7544 706-291-4449 706-234-4060 706-234-1619 706-291-7363 706-290-0675 706-295-3400 706-383-1043 706-235-3030 706-234 -0533 706-291-4550 706-291-9772 706-291-8481 706-291-7288 706-295-6654 706-295-5515 706-232-2724 706-291-8598 706-295-0010 706-291-9522 706-291-2002 706-235-0878 706-204-8173 706-235-4866 706-346-4189 706-291-9435 706-235-0848 706-291-0746 706-295-0000 706-291-6085 706-295-7171 706-237-6509 706-235-2660 706-236-4520 706-232-5104 706-238-9339 706-295-9764 706-291-2091 706-295-5330 706-235-1144 706-234-9920 706-204-8697 706-234-0427 706-234-7286 706-802-0270 706-291-7635 706-235-7272 706-291-6850 706-232-9458 706-291-6745
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Address 502 First Street 101 Third Avenue 202 Third Avenue 12 Fourth Avenue 3 Government Plaza 12 Fourth Avenue 12 Fourth Avenue 3 Government Plaza 420 Second Avenue 312 Broad Street 432 Broad Street 436 Broad Street 2 Government Plaza 107 Fifth Avenue 101 Second Ave Ste 350 420 Broad Street 701 Broad Street Ste 350 135 Eighth Avenue 101 Second Ave Ste 300 600 East First Street 800 Broad Street 247 Broad Street 601 East First Street 212 Second Street 519 Broad Street Ste 101 606 Broad Street 1 Riverside Parkway 111 Bridgepoint Plaza Ste 310 328 Broad Street 90 Second Avenue 20 Second Avenue 512 East First Street 524 Broad Street 319 Broad Street 1 Fifth Avenue 200 Second Avenue 234 Broad Street 4 Sixth Avenue 100 Second Avenue 401 Broad Street Ste 102 318 Broad Street 423 Broad Street 411 Broad Street 103 Broad Street 111 Bridgepoint Plaza Ste 300 109 Eighth Avenue 228 Broad Street 408 First Street 401 Broad Street Ste 300 334 Broad Street 710 First Street 304 Sixth Avenue 11 Second Avenue 600 East First Street 126 Broad Street 524 Broad Street Ste 450 211 Broad Street 510 Broad Street 340 Broad Street 506 Third Street 233 Broad Street 10 Eighth Avenue 1 Fourth Avenue 414 Broad Street 100 Second Avenue 3 Sixth Avenue 107 Fifth Avenue Ste A 219 Broad Street 201 Broad Street 410 First Street 413 Broad Street 421 Broad Street 440 Broad Street 605 First Street Ste 101 336 Broad Street 244 Broad Street 226A Broad Street 701 Broad Street Ste 300
Phone 706-291-8270 706-291-6033 706-291-8590 706-291-5111 706-291-5198 706-291-5131 706-295-6210 706-291-5148 706-509-3200 706-291-8811 706-291-7486 706-291-4321 706-291-5281 706-235-0826 706-233-9925 706-291-8985 706-295-1300 706-291-7380 706-236-9640 706-291-5631 706-236-1213 706-232-1260 706-236-9254 706-291-0556 706232-4797 706-235-1662 706-291-7663 706-232-4010 706-291-7236 706-232-5798 706-295-7010 706-295-0333 706-232-5529 706-233-9797 706-295-2028 706-378-5500 706-292-0099 706-291-9191 706-378-4837 706-232-2222 706-232-5529 706-232-0907 706-235-5413 706-232-4447 706-291-2531 706-290-1367 706-232-0611 706-295-7804 706-802-0251 706-622-2471 706-234-8963 706-378-9044 706-378-8800 706-291-5680 706-378-2229 706-802-1099 706-291-8164 706-378-0222 706-802-0101 706-232-6555 706-233-9559 706-232-3011 706-291-7275 706-266-9585 706-235-9117 770-881-8449 706-295-9212 706-232-3911 706-292-0200 706-238-9000 706-232-9355 706-235-5530 706-234-9896 706-506-0649 706-291-7266 706-844-4859 706-291-7050
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index Business Marion, Joe Attorney Martin’s Real Estate Massey MacDonald Master’s Antiques Mattress Direct Maximum Nutrition Mcginnis, Daniel R. Attorney McLeod, Jeff Attorney McRae, Stegall, & Peek Attys McWhorter, G Brian Attorney M.E. Tax Plus Meeks Picture Frames Mellow Mushroom Merle Norman Merrill Lynch Metropolitan United Methodist Michelle's Fashions Needleworks Embroidery North American Homecare Service Inc. North Georgia Mediation Firm Inc Northwestern Mutual Financial O’Dell, William Attorney Oh! Baby Life Coaching Old Havana Cigar Company P C Design Build Paradise Lost Books Parker Fibernet LLC Partridge Restaurant Patton, C Ron Attorney Paula’s Boutique on Broad Peachtree Planning of Rome Pearson Construction Phoenix Counseling Innovations Piedmont Agency Pineapple Place Poor Man’s Pawn Shop Posh Upscale Resale Positive Changes Counseling ProActive Management Consulting, LLC Professional Screening Promotions Plus Psychological Associates of NW GA Pullen, Shorter B Company Pullen’s Ordinary Bicycles Rampley, Chris Attorney Ransom Florist Relaxation Station Renew Aesthetics Richards & Smith PhD Richardson, Davis & Smith Riverside Gourmet Robert's Coins Rodeph Sholom Congregation Roman Trading Company Rome Area History Museum Rome City Auditorium Rome City Clerk Rome City Hall Rome City Historic Preservation Rome City Human Resources Rome City IT Department Rome City School Administration Rome City Water Billing Rome Civic Ballet Rome Clean Community Rome Cleaners Rome Community Development Rome Downtown Development Rome Downtown Parking Office Rome Floyd Humane Society Rome Little Theatre Rome Medical Massage Rome News Tribune Rome City Purchasing Rome’s Expert Tire Rome-Floyd Building Inspection Rome-Floyd County Library Rome-Floyd Emergency 911 Rome-Floyd Fire Department
Address 531 Broad Street 201 Broad Street Ste 200 110 Broad Street 241 Broad Street 137 First Street 122 Broad Street 506 First Street 104 Sixth Avenue 100 Second Avenue 4th floor 701 Broad Street Ste 305 307 Broad Street 308 Sixth Avenue 238 Broad Street 417 Broad Street 401 Broad Street Ste 200 700 Broad Street 516 Broad Street 335 Broad Street 100 East 2nd Avenue Ste 330 109 Eighth Avenue 104 Sixth Avenue 111 Bridgepoint Plaza Ste 150 520 Broad Street 327 Broad Street 44 Second Avenue 407 Broad Street 704 Broad Street 330 Broad Street 701 Broad Street Ste 400 210 Broad Street 500 East Second Street 408 First Street 407A Broad Street 519 Broad Street Ste 302 13 Third Avenue 106 Broad Street 412 Broad Street 520 Broad Street 111 Bridgepoint Plaza Ste 308 316 Broad Street 216 Broad Street 104 Fifth Avenue 4 Eighth Avenue 105 Broad Street 103 Eighth Street 5 Fourth Avenue 210 East 2nd Avenue 210 Second Avenue Ste 102 413 Second Street 615 First Street 250 Broad Street 241 Broad Street 406 First Street 415 Broad Street 305 Broad Street 601 Broad Street 601 Broad Street 601 Broad Street 607 Broad Street 607 Broad Street 601 Broad Street 508 Second Street 601 Broad Street 2 Third Avenue 601 Broad Street 116 Broad Street 607 Broad Street 607 Broad Street 607 Broad Street 518 Broad Street 530 Broad Street 1 Second Avenue 305 Sixth Avenue 601 Broad Street 712 Broad Street 607 Broad Street 205 Riverside Parkway 5 Government Plaza 619 First Street
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Business Rome-Floyd Law Enforcement Rome-Floyd Planning Rome-Floyd Zoning Rudert Sr Advisory & Consulting Serv, LLC Rush, Kyle DMD SAI Digital Salmon, W E Attorney Salon 210 Schroeder’s New Deli Seven Hills Fellowship Seven Hills Counseling Center Seven Hills Salon & Spa Sharp Business Systems of GA Shoe Wee Sign Designs Sims-Cross & Assoc Insurance Skatelife Slade, Douglas D Attorney Smartypants Soothing Source Massage Therapy Source Care Management Source Medical Therapy Billing Southeast Gas Appliance Center Southeastern Mills Southern Loss Control Services Sparks, William F Attorney Spring Stone YOGA Sproles, Leon Attorney St Paul African Methodist Episcopal St Peter’s Episcopal Church Stella Blu Strain & Rutledge Studio Siri Styles By Marie Sugar Candy Emporium Sumner Law Firm LLC SunTrust Bank Sweet Pickles Swift & Finch Coffee Sylvan Learning Center Synovus Mortgage Synovus Securities Talley Insurance Team 360 The Body Shop Too The City Market The Drake Firm The Gentleman’s South The Healing Arts Center of Rome The Merry Maids The Piedmont Agency The Season The Stitchery Thwaites Insurance Agency Top Hat Formal Wear Traditions of Rome Two Can Do Catering U S Bankruptcy Court U S Congressman U S District Court Clerk U S Marshall U S Probation United American Insurance Company United Way of Rome and Floyd V3 Magazine Venue Dog Vintage A GoGo Wells Fargo Advisors Wells Fargo Bank West Loft Apartments Whitehead's Flowers & Gifts Williams, Keith Attorney Wiyanna’s Hair Salon Woods Brokerage Company World Finance Corporation Yummy Thai Restaurant
Address 5 Government Plaza 607 Broad Street 607 Broad Street 111 Bridgepoint Plaza Ste 306 306 Sixth Avenue 412 First Street 514 Broad Street 210 Second Avenue Ste 202 406 Broad Street 538 Broad Street 712 Second Street 100 Second Avenue 213 Broad Street 247 Broad Street 105 Broad Street 101 Second Ave Ste 330 307 Broad Street 107 Fifth Avenue Ste B 405 Broad Street 8 Fourth Avenue 701 Broad Street Ste 201 519 Broad Street 310 Broad Street 100 First Avenue 102 Fifth Avenue 605 First Street Ste 100 405 1/2 Broad Street 519 Broad Street Ste 100 106 Sixth Avenue 101 Fourth Avenue 200 Broad Street 409 Second Street 100 Second Avenue 409 Broad Street Ste 204 4 Third Avenue 531 Broad Street 100 Second Avenue 434 Broad Street 600 Broad Street 210 Second Avenue Ste 100 701 Broad Street 701 Broad Street 424 Broad Street 338 Broad Street 326 Broad Street 137 East First Street 401 Broad Street Ste 306 331 Broad Street 215 Broad Street Ste 210 118 Broad Street 519 Broad Street 250 Broad Street 111 Broad Street 10 Eighth Avenue 245 Broad Street 101 Second Avenue 438 Broad Street 600 First Street 600 First Street 600 First Street 600 First Street 600 First Street 522 Broad Street 800 Broad Street 1 Fourth Avenue 409 Broad Street 224 Broad Street 111 Bridgepoint Plaza Ste 200 501 Broad Street 9 Second Avenue 430 Broad Street 706 Second Avenue 6 Third Avenue 410 Broad Street 532 Broad Street 526 Broad Street
Phone 706-238-5100 706-236-5025 706-236-4476 706-291-8062 706-622-4545 706-234-4540 706-290-0255 706-234-4613 706-295-5364 706-291-7020 706-355-9906 706-232-1260 706-234-9990 706-235-7217 706-236-9585 706-291-7411 706-234-8528 706-232-1895 706-378-1270 706-802-1991 706-295-5060 706-291-6528 706-232-4151 706-235-0058 706-767-0885 706-290-9002 706-232-4807 706-291-9111 706-234-7900 706-234-1300 706-409-3022 706-291-8533 706-622-2280 706-204-8214 706-291-4421 706-237-6906 706-237-6750 706-295-3484 706-291-5088 706-291-5075 706-291-4077 877-412-1906 404-274-6352 706-238-9122 404-217-0508 706-236-2400 706-331-4631 706-235-8811 706-291-0628 706-767-0606 941-806-7371 706-290-3178 706-291-7163 706-232-1427 706-232-1219 706-378-4000 706-290-1776 706-378-4060 706-291-5644 706-378-4005 706-295-7170 706-291-9336 706-235-0748 706-383-7364 706-234-4555 706-291-8001 706-290-6100 770-382-7200 706-291-8477 706-291-0313 706-232-4247 706-291-4625 706-234-0839 706-291-9599
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The Parking Office of the City of Rome invites you to enjoy Historic Downtown Rome and encourages you to Park Smart. Downtown Offers FREE 2-hour on-street parking for easy use to its visitors and patrons Monday - Saturday 8am - 6pm. Parking is patrolled daily. Public parking is conveniently available at the Third Avenue Deck with the first hour FREE and at the Sixth Avenue Deck for only $2 per day. Parking smart saves time and money!
City of Rome Downtown Parking Services Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm 607 Broad Street Rome, Georgia 30161 PO Box 1433 Rome, Georgia 30162 706-236-4458 email@example.com www.romefloyd.com/parking
If You Receive a Ticket...
Parking Smart is a matter of turnover of on-street spaces for customers and visitors seeking downtown goods and services. In order to insure adequate parking turnover for customers, clients, and visitors, itâ€™s imperative that downtown workers park off-street. The goal of the parking program is to provide long-term parking in off-street facilities and short-term parking onstreet in timelimit zones. This goal is accomplished by creating off-street parking opportunities (lots and decks) and generating on-street parking space turnover through timelimits and enforcement. Off-street rental spaces are available through the parking office and by private individuals. Contact the parking office for more information on leasing.
You must pay the appropriate fine within five (5) business days. After five business days, the fine doubles. A ticket not paid within 30 calendar days of the date of issue will subject you to a court summons. Fines may be paid online at romefloyd.com/parking or at the Clerkâ€™s Office, 601 Broad Street, City Hall, or mailed to P.O. Box 1433. Officer cannot collect fines.
Violations & Fines Over Two Hour Limit - 1st Offense - Warning - 2nd Offense - $10 - 3rd Offense - $20 - 4th Offense - $40 - 5th Offense - $80 - Subsequent Citations - $80 Wrong Side - $15 Double Parking - $15 Prohibited Zones - $15 Parked at a Fire Hydrant - $50 Handicapped Zone - $100 Parking in a Restricted Area - 1st Offense - Warning - 2nd Offense - $15
Chapter 12, Section 12-244,(b) of The Code of the City of Rome, Georgia states: No vehicle or motorcycle shall be parked more than two hours, whether consecutive or otherwise, in the downtown parking zone between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday through Saturday.
Rome fast facts
Rome is named after Rome, Italy. Both cities have seven hills and three rivers. Learn more about the unique history of Georgia’s Rome on page 8.
Population of Rome & Floyd County: 96,317 Population of six county region: 355,000
Annual Normal Mean Temperature: 72 degrees Average Summer Temperature: 79 degrees
Average Winter Temperature: 54 degrees
Rome’s three rivers form the most diverse eco-system in all of North America. The rivers also served as the inspiration for iconic cartoon caracter Popeye, the Sailor Man. See page 14.
Average Annual Rainfall: 52 inches Anytime is a perfect time to visit Rome!
Area code for all of Northwest Georgia. Call the Rome Floyd Visitor Center with questions at 706-295-5576.
You’ll find student learners all through the city with 4 colleges, 7 private schools and 7 public high schools in the Rome area.
Stop by the Visitor Center at 402 Civic Center Drive for complete visitor information. Finish your with a visit to the gift shop for a signiture gift to remember your fun in Rome. Full details and directions available on page 6.
Tech Meets History
Rome’s beautiful Myrtle Hill Cemetery is the final resting place for over 20,000 of the most interesting stories of Rome’s past. Experience these stories through a FREE GPS guided tour with audio, video & photography. See page 25 for full details.