Statham is an emerging city in Georgia is also called the Sunflower City. Early settlers traded land for good with the Calamit Indian Village and established a local settlement in 1784. The town gets its name from Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Statham who were among the few remaining inhabitants of the area almost a 100 years later. Like many other towns and cities, the railroad brought people and development to Statham in the 1890’s. The city is trying to fuse its Southern hospitality without the traffic-related hassles of nearby Atlanta and Athens. Hartsfield-Jackson international airport is only an hour away. If you’re looking for a quick bite, Blazer’s Hot Wings and Old House Restaurant are quality restaurants. You will experience the warmth of Southern hospitality and the eclectic tastes of Southern cuisine. The warmth of Statham’s locals, easy access to the major metropolitan and employment centers of Atlanta and Athens, good schools and low taxes make this city fit to call home. From the affordable Creekside Manor to the elite Rowan Oak community in areas nearby, Statham offers superb golf-course homes for buyers of all budgets. The Creekside Manor community, with homes starting from just $0 offers easy access to shopping, dining and employment corridors. The Statham Elementary School and the Bear Creek Middle School are well-regarded and offer quality education. The 18-hole George Club golf course will provide much needed-respite from the stresses of the week while your family can hop restaurants in the Railroad Street area. The city’s progressive government offers low taxes and warehouse space so your business interests may also be fulfilled near your residence. Cultural events such as Christmas Day parade are also organized by the city government and the city’s close-knit community turns out in full force. Statham is the small city in which those looking to live a quiet life while playing golf can choose to drop anchor. Click on the golf course option on NewHomeSource to locate your dream home in the emerging land of opportunity that is Statham.