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Agritourism highway brings economy boost for Moultrie

Moultrie and Colquitt County have seen an economic boost thanks to "Georgia Grown Trail 37." (Source: WALB) Moultrie and Colquitt County have seen an economic boost thanks to "Georgia Grown Trail 37." (Source: WALB)
Highway 37, which reaches from Fort Gaines to Homerville, runs right through Moultrie. (Source: WALB) Highway 37, which reaches from Fort Gaines to Homerville, runs right through Moultrie. (Source: WALB)
"There's a wide variety of stops that people can stop at," said Tommie Beth Willis, the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce President. (Source: WALB) "There's a wide variety of stops that people can stop at," said Tommie Beth Willis, the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce President. (Source: WALB)
MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) -

Moultrie and Colquitt County have seen an economic boost thanks to "Georgia Grown Trail 37."

Highway 37, which reaches from Fort Gaines to Homerville, runs right through Moultrie.

"Georgia Grown Trail 37" features different stops, 8 of which are in Colquitt County.

Because the county is the largest agricultural county in Georgia, agritourism is a huge money-maker.

The trail features wineries, strawberry farms and other stops in Colquitt County.

"There's a wide variety of stops that people can stop at," said Tommie Beth Willis, the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce President. "I think that as people are coming through our community, it's just an opportunity for them to get to know us, to know our people, and hopefully encourage them to come back again."

To learn more about "Georgia Grown Trail 37," click here.

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