Exciting events are hosted year-round in Turner County, but the pride & joy of the community is our annual Fire Ant Festival, which is held the 4th weekend in March. For more than 20 years, this family-friendly festival has been bringing thousands of visitors to Ashburn for a two-day event extraordinaire featuring carnival rides & games, hundreds of street vendors, and southern food at its finest in the form of a Barbecue Bash Cook Off, featuring the award winning Rescue Smokers.
Where else can you find the World's Largest Peanut Monument, Crime & Punishment Museum, the Sausage and Music Festival, and some of the best hunting and fishing in Georgia? Nowhere!
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Ashburn, Turner County, Georgia is located on Interstate 75, near Exit 82, only one hour's drive from the Florida State Line and about 160 miles South of Atlanta. Nestled between beaches, mountains and several major cities, Turner County is an ideal place for visitors, residents and businesses alike!.
At the same time, Ashburn also offers residents and visitors alike that Small Town, USA appeal.
We have it all in Turner County, Georgia!
The City of Ashburn and Turner County have the proven ability to recruit new businesses and industries. Ashburn was designated Georgia's Fourth Entrepreneur-Friendly Community and one of the State's first Certified Work Ready Community of Excellence.
With the aid of an active Chamber of Commerce and strong Economic Development, everything needed to establish a new business is here in the City of Ashburn and Turner County, Georgia.