The Claxton Bakery, Inc.

203 W Main Street
Claxton, GA 30417
(912) 739-3441

A blend of nature’s finest fruits and nuts, Claxton Fruitcake has enjoyed a reputation for quality and value since 1910. Each year, millions of pounds of Claxton Fruitcake are produced and shipped worldwide.

Georgia Fruitcake Company

5 S Duval St
Claxton, GA 30417
(912) 739-2683

Highly skilled bakers work from recipes handed down through four generations. No one other than a direct descendant of the founder has ever mixed a batch of their fruitcake. The bakery also operates a coffee shop which is popular with locals and tourists alike.

Georgia DNR Evans County Public Fishing Area

4757 Area Line Road
Claxton, GA 30417
Just off Highway 280 East, 8.5 miles from Claxton
(912) 727-2112

Located on a gently rolling 372- acre tract of land with three lakes that vary in size from 8 to 24 acres. Open year round from sunrise to sunset. Facilities include concrete boat ramp, fishing piers, boardwalk with disabilities access, covered picnic areas, primitive camping sites, public restrooms, an archery range, and nature trail. Coming Summer of 2019 – 14 Premium RV campsites, comfort station with showers, and Conference Center!

Hames Hall

13350 Highway 129
Claxton, GA 30417
(912) 536-6630

Hames Hall, a beautiful Greek revival-style mansion for weddings and special events.

Historic DeLoach House

The original owner of the G.W. DeLoach house, helped settle the town of Hagan and was instrumental in achieving the formation of Evans County. Constructed in the 1890’s the historic DeLoach House is now owned by Caroline Blocker and is open to the public for meetings and special events.

Bellville Depot

Like our other towns in Evans County, Bellville sprang up in 1890 with the coming of the railroad. The railroad depot, constructed soon after the tracks were laid, served as the towns center of commerce and social activity. The original depot is a historic landmark and is open to the public for meetings and special events.

Historic Evans County Courthouse

Georgia has more counties than any other state, except Texas, a circumstance that has given the state a wealth of historic courthouses. All are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

JJ Baldwin designed the Evans County Courthouse in a Neoclassical style. Constructed in 1922-23, at a cost of $60,000, the Courthouse features a lighted clock in the dome of the cupola, along with the two story, four-columned portico.

African American Archives

The Evans County African American Archives is located at the Evans County Community Center, 720 North Church Street, Claxton, formerly home of the Evans County High School, an Equalization School established in the 1950’s. Exhibits include artifacts from the school, including trophies, yearbooks, news articles and photographs of school events such as proms, parades and sports. The archives also include displays of community and church programs, family trees, businesses, notable community leaders and a variety of family produced project boards and exhibits documenting the impact of early pioneers of Evans County and family