Santa Claus, Georgia: Town of Santa Claus

Incorporated in 1941. Tiny town (pop. 167) has a unique red mailbox and other photo ops at its entrance. You can also stand at the intersection of Dasher and Dancer Streets. Gas station mini-mart may have postcards.

Address:
December Drive, Santa Claus, GA
Directions:
From the intersection of US Hwys 1 and 280 in downtown Lyons, drive south on US Hwy 1 for 2.5 miles. Turn left at the gas station onto December Drive. You'll see the Santa Claus welcome sign and unique red mailbox straight ahead.
Admission:
Free
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Welcome sign.

Town of Santa Claus

There was so much to do in this little town: Santa's Garden and the small chapel, and a small visitor center and gift shop.

[Lauren C., 06/16/2021]

Its welcome sign slogan begs the question: Where can we find the "City That Hates Children"...?

Postmark.

Town of Santa Claus

This town is a beautiful and quaint place. The lady Sue opened the gift shop for us. She told us if we sent our stamped Christmas cards she would stamp them with the Santa Claus seal. No charge for it, but they accept donations. Such a neat place. Sue is going to be busy with my cards this year.

[Debra Durham, 08/08/2018]

Santa's Mailbox.

Town of Santa Claus

Cute little town! Santa Claus is worth a quick stop!!

[Christine, 11/25/2017]

Santa Claus City Hall.

Town of Santa Claus

Nothing much there.

[Scott, 09/05/2016]

But just wait until December over at the post office!


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In the region:
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