Villa Rica in Carroll County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bank of Villa Rica
Carroll County’s Oldest Financial Institution
—May 4, 1899 – June 4, 1996 —
This building served as the main Bank of Villa Rica from 1899 until February 11, 1974. From this site and subsequent locations the bank served the community for 97 years.
Erected by Villa Rica Historic Preservation Commission.
Location. 33° 43.9′ N, 84° 55.2′ W. Marker is in Villa Rica, Georgia, in Carroll County. Marker is on Bankhead Highway (U.S. 78) just west of South Candler Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker stands approximately 70 feet west of South Candler Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 West Bankhead Highway, Villa Rica GA 30180, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Villa Rica Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); Villa Rica's Textile Industry (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Riders (about 400 feet away, measured in a The Mill (about 600 feet away); Thomas Andrew Dorsey (about 600 feet away); Thomas A. Dorsey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fullerville Jail (approx. one mile away); The Grove (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Villa Rica.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.