Morgan County History

Morgan County real estate is known for its splendid rural scenery, and rich antebellum history and architecture. But that’s not all; it is also home to one of Georgia’s largest state parks, a wide range of shops and antique stores, and restaurants that delight visitors from all around. Morgan County truly has something for everyone.

Morgan County was created in 1807 from the land that comprised Baldwin County. It was named for the Revolutionary War leader and Virginia Congressman Daniel Morgan. The county seat is Madison, which has held that distinction since 1808. Historians believe Sherman’s army did not destroy Madison because it was the home of a pro-Union senator.

Morgan County recognizes two notable natives of the county. Lancelot Johnson first discovered how to press oil from cottonseeds, revolutionizing the industry. Another native, William Tappan Thompson, founded and acted as editor of The Savannah Morning News.

 

Morgan County Quality of Life

The fantastic quality of life in Morgan County has attracted a number of corporations that choose county seat Madison for their corporate headquarters and high-tech manufacturing, making the Morgan County economy one of the most robust in the region. However, what makes Morgan County homes so wonderful is undoubtedly the resourceful, hardworking people who make this warm, inviting county one of the most desirable real estate locations in Georgia.

For those interested in fine arts and culture, the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art offers a series of rotating exhibits featuring traditional and contemporary art. Madison boasts one of the largest historic districts in all of Georgia, and has been designated by Budget Travel as one of the “Most Picturesque Villages in the world.” If you’re looking to connect with the past, look no further than these antebellum and Victorian-lined historic streets.

Morgan County also houses Hard Labor Creek State Park, which offers a plethora of campsites, cottages, group shelters, and horse stables for maximum enjoyment of the outdoors. This park is also exceptionally well known for its gorgeous and well-maintained golf course. A lakeside beach offers a respite from the heat during the summer months.

 

Morgan County Education

Morgan County is home to four public schools, serving more than 3,350 students, with a student-teacher ratio of 14:1. Every public school is a charter school. There is one private school in Morgan County, a Christian elementary school that serves 25-plus students.

 

Morgan County Homes for Sale

Choosing a home is a delicate process that requires the expertise of seasoned professionals. If you’re interested in Morgan County homes for sale, call Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty/Lake Country today! 


Single Family Properties

Single Family Detached Properties for Sale in Morgan County, GA county between $0 - $250,000 (25 Properties)
Single Family Detached Properties for Sale in Morgan County, GA county between $250,000 - $500,000 (87 Properties)
Single Family Detached Properties for Sale in Morgan County, GA county between $500,000 - $750,000 (24 Properties)
Single Family Detached Properties for Sale in Morgan County, GA county between $750,000 - $1,000,000 (11 Properties)
Single Family Detached Properties for Sale in Morgan County, GA county between $1,000,000 - $1,500,000 (7 Properties)
Single Family Detached Properties for Sale in Morgan County, GA county between $2,500,000 - $3,000,000 (1 Properties)

Community Listings

Average List Price: $470,734
Average Days on Market: 126


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$645,000

4661 Sandy Creek Rd Madison, GA 30650

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Byer Realty
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$625,000

288 East Washington Madison, GA 30650

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Madison Area Real Est. Sales
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$619,900

2020 Sandy Creek Rd Madison, GA 30650

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Breco Realty
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2020 Sandy Creek Rd Madison, GA 30650

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Breco Realty & Investments
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$599,900

1521 LAUNIUS ROAD Good Hope, GA 30641

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Algin Realty
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$599,900

1340 CONFEDERATE ROAD Madison, GA 30650

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Upchurch Properties
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$589,000

1101 RIVERWALK ROAD Bishop, GA 30621

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY LAKE OCONEE
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$550,000

2070 Godfrey Rd Madison, GA 30650

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Mark Spain Real Estate
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$550,000

1250 Broughton Ln Newborn, GA 30056

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Breco Realty
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$550,000

2070 Godfrey Road Madison, GA 30650

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Mark Spain Real Estate
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1770 Pierce Dairy Rd Madison, GA 30650

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Breco Realty & Investments
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$525,000

2490 Monticello Hwy Lot 5 Madison, GA 30650

Single Family Home
IDXCourtesy of: Exit Landmark Realty

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