"If I can make it there..."

The Morton Theatre is located at 195 West Washington St. in downtown Athens (30601). Our dowtown location puts you right in the middle of wonderful restaurants, shops, night clubs, local landmarks and curiousities. A list of local attractions can be found on the Downtown Athens website.

 


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Driving Directions

  • From Atlanta

    Take I-85 North to 316 East. After approximately 45 miles, you will reach Athens. Highway 316 will put you onto the Atlanta Highway heading East (a Hobby Lobby will be on your left). Atlanta Highway will become Broad St. as you approach Downtown Athens. When you reach Downtown Athens, you will pass the Holiday Inn Express on your right hand side. At the second traffic light, you will find yourself at corner of Lumpkin St. (the Holiday Inn and UGA campus will be on your right), turn left onto Lumpkin. This street is one-way through Downtown. At the second traffic light, West Washington Street, turn left. At the first light you will be at the intersection of West Washington and Hull Streets. The theatre is housed in the Morton Building on the left hand corner of that intersection (195 W. Washington St, Athens, GA 30601).

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Take 78 East out of Stone Mountain. After approximately 35 miles you will reach the intersection of Highway 78 and 316 East. Before crossing the overpass take 316 E to Athens, making a right. Highway 316 will put you onto the Atlanta Highway heading East (a Hobby Lobby will be on your left). Atlanta Highway will become Broad St. as you approach Downtown Athens. When you reach Downtown Athens, you will pass the Holiday Inn Express on your right hand side. At the second traffic light, you will find yourself at corner of Lumpkin St. (the Holiday Inn and UGA campus will be on your right), turn left onto Lumpkin. This street is one-way through Downtown. At the second traffic light, West Washington Street, turn left. At the first light you will be at the intersection of West Washington and Hull Streets. The theatre is housed in the Morton Building on the left hand corner of that intersection (195 W. Washington St, Athens, GA 30601).

 

  • From Macon

    Take Highway 441N, which is the Macon Highway. The Macon Highway ends in Athens at Milledge Avenue (a Shell gas station will be on your left), turn left. Take Milledge to the first traffic light at East Campus Road, make a right. East Campus Road becomes Thomas Street in Downtown Athens. From Thomas St., take a left onto Washington Street (note, this is a one-way street). After passing City Hall on the right, and a construction site for the new parking deck on the left, you will come to a traffic light at the intersection of West Washington and Hull Streets. The theatre is housed in the Morton Building on the left hand corner of that intersection (195 W. Washington St, Athens, GA 30601).

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