Social Circle is a city in Walton County, extending into Newton County, in the U.S. state of Georgia, approximately 45 miles east ofAtlanta, and approximately four miles due north of access from Interstate 20.
The origin of the city's name is unknown, but may be in relation to the city being halfway between Atlanta and Athens, at the junction of two major Native American roads.
|Social Circle, Georgia|
|Motto: "Georgia's Greatest Little Town"|
Location in Walton County and the state of Georgia
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.3 square miles (29 km2), of which 11.2 square miles (29 km2) are land and 0.04-square-mile (0.10 km2) (0.27%) is water. It was founded in 1820.
The Social Circle City School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of two elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. The district has 90 full-time teachers and over 1,448 students.