...a rural community that is at the heart of Mid-America and the historic crossroads of US Highways 63 and 36.
Macon was platted in 1856, and like the county, was was named for Nathaniel Macon. A post office called Macon City was established in 1856, and the name was changed to Macon in 1892.
Macon is a city with a rich cultural heritage and strong vision for the future. The town offers the amenities of a small friendly city with the advantages of a growing city. Cultural, social, civic, and educational opportunities create an excellent quality of life. Macon is known as the "City of Maples" with over 275,000 maple trees.
STAY & PLAY!
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites | Online Booking
Comfort Inn & Suites | On Facebook
Depot Inn & Suites (LaPlata) | Online Booking
Long Branch State Park | Campground Booking
Phillips Place Bed & Breakfast | Online Booking
Shoemaker's RV Park (Bevier) | Online Booking
Super 8 by Wyndham | Online Booking
Welcome Travelier Motel | On Facebook
-Historic Downtown District featuring:
Miller’s Rexall Drugstore-featuring an old fashioned soda fountain
-Entertainment and Activities:
Longbranch Lake State Park-beach, fishing, boating Marina, hiking and cycling
The Island-Mini golf, batting cages
Stay a while and enjoy our community!
ABOUT THE EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY
In 2019 the EFP served over 2,300 Macon Co. citizens. Individuals may utilize the EFP at any point during the year, without needing to meet state requirements, and can receive much needed help up to four times every year in this capacity.
If you would like to donate physical supplies, your time, or have an inquiry please contact the Emergency Food Pantry via phone at (660) 395-3663.