A city within the Athens-Clarke County metro area, Winterville is located just six miles from downtown Athens and the University of Georgia. This friendly city began as a railroad town and was incorporated in 1904. A charming city, many of the homes are Victorians built in the late 1800s. Those looking to rent apartments in Winterville will appreciate the old-fashioned charm of the area, just minutes from Athens.
Known as the Marigold Capital of Georgia, Winterville held an annual Marigold Festival from 1971 to 2002. The festival returned in 2009, featuring southern food, plants, specialty items, and a juried arts and crafts show. Entertainment and events during the festival include a parade and a street dance.
If you are looking for an apartment near Athens, the friendly city of Winterville is a great place to begin.