Community List

This comprehensive list provides links and brief descriptions of each community featured within the West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail. The community pages feature an interactive map, things to see and do, photographs from the textile industry, and a history of the respective community’s textile history.

From the Tobler Creek community page: Waynmanville Factory company photo circa 1870s.
Courtesy of the Thomaston-Upson Archives

Self-Guided Tours

View our walking and driving trail guides and find exhibits to customize your visit to the West Georgia region. The Textile Trail creates tours and exhibits of the communities and counties along the U.S. Highway 27 corridor, from Dalton to Columbus.

Map from Bremen Wayside Exhibit.


View the maps created by students for the West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail. Some map topics include types of machinery and product types.

Map showing the number of spindles in the Southern Region.


The West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail features three regions: Northern, Central, and Southern. Each region has its own unique history and impact on Georgia’s textile industry.

Map of the Northern Region.