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Forts McPherson and Gillem, Georgia

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Forts McPherson and Gillem, Georgia

Forts McPherson and Gillem are located in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta, Georgia's state capital, is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Equidistant from the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, Atlanta has a mean elevation of 1,010 feet above sea level.

DIRECTIONS BY AUTO — Fort McPherson is located on the southwest side of Atlanta, just off of Langford Parkway (Ga. Hwy. 166) inside the Perimeter (I-285). Langford Parkway runs east and west between I-75/85 and I-285.

From the Northeast (Greenville, South Carolina)
South on I-85 passing through the city of Atlanta to GA-166 (Exit 243)
West on GA-166 to the N. Main Street & East Point exit.

From the East (Augusta, Georgia)
West on I-20 to I-285 (Exit 67)
Southwest on I-285 to I-75 North (Exit 58)
North on I-75 to GA-166 (Exit 243)
West on GA-166 to the N. Main Street & East Point exit.

From the South (Macon, Georgia)
North on I-75 to GA-166 (Exit 243)
West on GA-166 to the N. Main Street & East Point exit.

From the Southwest (Columbus, Georgia)\
North on I-85 to I-285 (Exit 68)
North on I-285 to GA-166 (Exit 5A)
East on GA-166 to the US-29/GA-139, Fort McPherson & East Point exit.

From the West (Birmingham, Alabama)
East on I-20 to I-285 (Exit 51A)
South on I-285 to GA-166 (Exit 5A)
East on GA-166 to the US-29/GA-139, Fort McPherson & East Point exit.

From the Northwest (Chattanooga, Tennessee)
South on I-75 passing by Marietta to I-285 (Exit 259)
South on I-285 to GA-166 (Exit 5A)
East on GA-166 to the US-29/GA-139, Fort McPherson & East Point exit.

Directions for entering Fort McPherson
If your vehicle does not have a current DoD registration decal, enter Fort McPherson and stop by the Military Police office (on your right) to obtain a visitor's pass.

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