You can own your own town in Georgia if you have a little over $1.7 million laying around.

The town of Toombsboro, just east of Macon, is on the market. For the price tag, you get 36 parcels of land, including:

-Famous Opera house, fully equip.
-Re-done Victorian hotel
-Banquet hall
-Syrup mill with syrup building
-Cotton warehouse
-Grist mill, fully equip.
-Barber shop with antique chairs
-Old bank with teller cage, and walk in safe,
-Large stocked pond with RV hookups
-Convenience store
-Unmined minerals (Banxite)
-Many houses
-Mature harvestable timber,
-And more than 40 acres of property with artesian springs plus creek -unlimited possibilities

It’s available under owner financing, too. The listing is on Craigslist.


If the Craigslist ad isn’t enough for you, there’s a website about the sale, too.

The town’s owners say they want it to go to someone who appreciates history and will preserve it, instead of putting in new development, WNBC reported.

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Jessica Szilagyi
Jessica Szilagyi is a Statewide Contributor for She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as issues in law enforcement. She has a background in Political Science with a focus in local government and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Jessica is a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers."


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