Learn More About Hampton, Georgia
Learn More About Hampton:
Hampton is a small city in Henry County, Georgia, in the greater Atlanta Metropolitan area. Located approximately 25 miles south of Atlanta’s downtown core, Hampton has a population of more than 7,000 spread over just 4.3 square miles. It is a community which takes great pride in both its deep historic roots in the region as well as its beautiful natural surroundings. Hampton has been designated as both a bird sanctuary city and a tree city.
Like a lot of communities in the region, Hampton enjoys a very liveable climate. Hampton will often see temperatures averaging in the mid to low 70s during the cooler months and into the high 80’s during the hotter, summer months.
For motorsports enthusiasts, Hampton is synonymous with the excitement of auto racing, being the home of the Atlanta Motor Speedway. This 887-acre facility is known for being one of the country's top sports, corporate, family and entertainment destinations.First opened in 1960, Atlanta Motor Speedway has become a premiere facility for some of the top NASCAR events as well as the Georgia State Fair.Enjoy a tremendous view of the race from the recently constructed Winners Grandstand and stay at the Terrace Luxury RV Camping area.
Hampton was recognized in 2013 as a “playful city,” a designation that goes to communities actively encourages its youth to be physically active. This would not be possible without top tier recreation and play areas within Hampton city limits. Its two premier public parks include McBrayer City Park, which features playground equipment, a splash pad, tennis court, soccer goals, and basketball court, as well as R.W. and Mary Lou Coley Park, which plays hosts to several ball games throughout the season.
For those who have a strong interest in the arts, Hampton is home to the Henry Arts Alliance. The Alliance was formed to promote and foster youth engagement in the arts. They have annual camps, festivals, and competitions to foster arts education and development.
Schools in Hampton are administered through the Henry County School district which oversees more than 41,000 students in more than 51 schools. This district has grown into the 7th largest school district in the state of Georgia. The main schools in Hampton include: Hampton Charter Elementary School, Mt. Carmel Elementary School, Rocky Creek Elementary School, Hampton Middle School, Luella High School, and Hampton High School.
Hampton represents the ideal location for someone who cherishes everything that comes with small community living. It’s reputation for being one of the nation’s top bird sanctuaries as well as developing youth physical activity are just two reasons why this is a great community in which to settle down.