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Welcome to Camilla, Georgia! Whether you are visiting, looking to locate a business or returning home after being gone too long, we are glad to have you here in Camilla.

We are certain that you'll be glad to be here too, just as soon as you slip into our way of life.....friendly people who appreciate the amenities of a growing city while savoring the relaxed atmosphere of a small town community.

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Visitors may enjoy a variety of activities ranging from the South's best quail hunting to the world's finest Pro-Am Tennis Tournament, held every June. From fishing in the Flint River to viewing premier southern art at the Camilla Art Show and Sale, Camilla can suit your fancy. Who can resist our annual Gnat Days Festival, the South's foremost tribute to our favorite pest.

Business and leadership thrive in Camilla. The Camilla Chamber of Commerce enjoys serving as a spokesperson for the collaboration of leaders in our business and professional community and translates into action the group thinking of its members. Through teamwork, our local businesses work together to formulate and effectively promote an action plan that ensures a sound and healthy business climate for our community.

We are delighted to make this community guide available to you at no extra charge and ask that you patronize the businesses whose advertising made it possible.

We invite you to enjoy all that Camilla has to offer. Make yourself at home.

W.D. Palmer, III

Chairman, Board of Directors

Camilla Chamber of Commerce

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Overview

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Camilla is the home place of southern hospitality with a special blend of modern progress and economic development. While appreciating its agricultural background, Camilla now thrives with the growth of various industries and businesses.

Community

New businesses are arriving in Camilla each day causing the workforce to flourish. The City of Camilla is a full-service municipality offering the following services: electricity, gas, water, sewer and garbage.

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Chamber of Commerce

People

The Camilla Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization of professional men and women who have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic and commercial progress of Camilla and Mitchell County.

With over 250 members, the Chamber provides strength, leadership and a unified voice in community affairs for both businesses and residents of Camilla.

The Camilla Chamber of Commerce invites you to become a member. Each new member strengthens our impact on the community, helping us to provide the services necessary to encourage new businesses and industry to locate in Camilla.

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History

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Mitchell County was created in 1857 from a portion of Baker County that lay east of the Flint River. Mitchell County is named for General Henry Mitchell of Hancock County, who was a great leader in the movement for independence during the Revolutionary War and for many years presided over the Senate of Georgia.

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Camilla, which serves as the county seat, was named for General Mitchell's nineteen-year-old granddaughter.

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