Archway Partnership Communities

Our Archway Partnership communities are motivated and committed to addressing a variety of community and economic development issues. The Archway Partnership is active in eight geographically dispersed communities across the State of Georgia. There are four alumni communities.

Candler

2013–Present

Metter Candler County is nestled in the heart of South Georgia’s Magnolia Midlands, about 75 miles west of Savannah.

Grady

2011–Present

Located in Southwest Georgia, bordering Florida, Grady County was established in 1905 from portions of Thomas and Decatur Counties.

Habersham

2012–Present

Habersham County, nestled in the scenic foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in northeast Georgia, is located approximately 85 miles from downtown Atlanta and 50 miles from Athens.

Hart

2008–Present

Located approximately 90 miles northeast of Atlanta along Interstate I-85, Hart County is situated in the heart of the rapidly developing I-85 Growth Corridor between Atlanta, Greenville/Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Pulaski

2009–Present

Hawkinsville-Pulaski County is located about 130 miles south of Atlanta and 120 miles east of Columbus, and is a rural community with a population of just below 10,000.

Spalding

2015–Present

Encompassing just 200 miles, Spalding is located 35 miles south of Atlanta and 55 miles north of Macon. The county offers a welcoming, small town atmosphere with a host of natural attractions and vibrant culture.

Sumter

2008–Present

Located in southwest Georgia, Sumter County lies 135 miles south of Atlanta. Sumter, the state’s 18th county, was created from Lee County, now situated to its south.

Washington

2008–Present

Sandersville, Tennille, and Washington County are all blessed with passionate and determined leaders.

Clayton

Alumni

2008–2013

Clayton County was formed from western Fayette and eastern Henry counties in 1858 and named after a prominent local judge and state legislator: Augustin S. Clayton.

Colquitt

Alumni

2005–2011

Located in southwest Georgia, Colquitt County was created in 1856 by an act of the Georgia General Assembly.

Glynn

Alumni

2008–2013

On the Atlantic coast south of the Altamaha River, Glynn is one of Georgia’s original eight counties and was formed on February 5, 1777.

Whitfield

Alumni

2009–2015

Located in Northwest Georgia between Atlanta and Chattanooga, Whitfield is Georgia’s 97th county and sits at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.