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Directions to the Main Library from:

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From the North:

  1. From U.S. 441, Commerce

    From Commerce, GA, take Interstate 85 Exit 149, U.S. 441 South for approximately 20 miles until you reach the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10). Pass under the Perimeter, then take the first left to get onto the Perimeter. Travel on the Perimeter until you reach the exit for U.S. 29 South (which is also a continuation of Loop 10). Take this exit and travel until you reach the College Station Road exit. Exit the Perimeter and turn right onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks, then turn right onto East Campus Road. Go past Sanford Stadium.  Take a left on Baldwin Street, then turn right on Jackson Street.  The Main Library will be on your left.  Where do I Park?

  2. From U.S. 129, Jefferson

    Take U.S. 129 South into Athens, where it becomes Prince Avenue. Cross over the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10) and travel until you reach Milledge Avenue. Turn right onto Milledge Avenue and proceed until you reach Broad Street. Turn left onto Broad Street. Continue until you reach Jackson Street. Turn right onto Jackson Street.  The Main Library will be on your right.  Where do I Park?

  3. From GA 106

    Just inside the Athens-Clarke County line, GA 106 turns left. GA 106 ends when it intersects with U.S. 29. Turn right onto U.S. 29, which becomes the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10). Exit Loop 10 at College Station Road. Turn right onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks, then turn right onto East Campus Road. Go past Sanford Stadium.  Take a left on Baldwin Street, then turn right on Jackson Street.  The Main Library will be on your left.  Where do I Park?

  4. From U.S. 29, Danielsville

    U.S. 29 South becomes the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10). Exit Loop 10 at College Station Road. Turn right onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks, then turn right onto East Campus Road. Go past Sanford Stadium.  Take a left on Baldwin Street, then turn right on Jackson Street.  The Main Library will be on your left.  Where do I Park?

From the South:

Take U.S. 441 North until you reach the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10). Turn right onto Loop 10. Exit Loop 10 at College Station Road. Turn left onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks, then turn right onto East Campus Road. Go past Sanford Stadium.  Take a left on Baldwin Street, then turn right on Jackson Street.  The Main Library will be on your left.  Where do I Park?

From the East:

When approaching from the east on U.S. 78, travel under the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10), then at the next traffic signal, take a left onto Loop 10 going westbound. Exit Loop 10 at College Station Road. Turn right onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks, then turn right onto East Campus Road. Go past Sanford Stadium.  Take a left on Baldwin Street, then turn right on Jackson Street.  The Main Library will be on your left. Where do I Park?

From the West:

  1. From U.S. 78

    When approaching Athens eastbound on U.S. 78, follow U.S. 78 east as it turns right at GA 316. Then follow directions for GA 316 below.

  2. From GA 316

    When approaching Athens on GA 316, go past the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10) and GA 316 becomes Epps Bridge Parkway. Continue on Epps Bridge Parkway until you reach the Atlanta Highway then keep to the right going east on the Atlanta Highway (U.S. 78). This becomes West Broad Street as you approach downtown Athens. Continue until you reach Jackson Street. Turn right onto Jackson Street.  The Main Library will be on your right.  Where do I Park?

From Nearby Major Interstates:

Traveling south from the Carolinas on Interstate 85, exit at U.S. 441 South (exit 149) through Commerce, Georgia, then follow directions (from the North, #1) above. 

Traveling north from Atlanta on Interstate 85, exit onto GA 316 (University Parkway Exit 106) then follow directions (from the West, #2) above. 

Traveling west from Augusta on Interstate 20, exit onto U.S. 78 West (exit 172) then follow directions (from the East) above. 

From the Science Library to the Main Library:

(see printable map

Take the North/South bus from the stop in front of Soule Hall on Sanford Drive to the stop on the east side of Jackson Street, in front of the Visual Arts building. 

 

Thanks to the Georgia Center for permission to use the text from their Directions page.