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Welcome to Main Street Commerce!

Small towns evoke the best of what Southerners are as a culture. They are places where tradition is the lifeblood of the community, where neighbors give a helping hand. Small towns are places with a heart.

While visiting our downtown, we hope you will enjoy strolling along our tree-lined sidewalks, and talking with business owners and residents while discovering all that our small town has to offer. Grab an ice cream float at the local drugstore soda fountain, pick out the perfect outfit at one of our shops, gather with friends for a meal at one of our local restaurants or take to one of our parks for some play time. Hop on your bike or take your pet for a walk. If you like history, then stop by the Downtown Development office at 1645 S. Elm Street and pick up a self guided walking tour brochure. Get to know how Commerce came to be ! Whatever brings you to our wonderful downtown, we hope you have a chance to explore and enjoy!

Main Street invites you to attend our community events held throughout the year! Check out our list of Community Events!

Commerce is a Main Street City ;with programs focusing on historic preservation, economic development and community events that create a vibrant downtown. We are always looking for volunteers to help us accomplish our goals to revitalize our downtown. Check out our Volunteer Opportunities. We would love to have your input and feedback! 

In 2020, we officially received our 10 year accreditation of being a Tree City!  

Want to know more? ;

We invite you to attend our monthly Downtown Development Authority meeting on the 4th Monday of each month at 4pm at the Civic Center located at 110 State St. . Below are the Main Street Focus groups that you can become involved with. If you would like more information please contact Natalie Thomas, DDA | Main Street Director  706.335.1899 or [email protected]

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Our Mission

The Commerce Downtown Development Authority is citizen driven organization given authority by the state of Georgia to improve the city and quality of life of its citizens through the establishment of guidelines for property, debt, and city involvement.

Our Vision

Commerce's downtown is an irreplaceable historic and economic resource that provides a sense of place for all of its residents and it must continue to be recognized as such. Citizens of Commerce will possess and understanding and appreciation for our shared heritage that provides a bridge from the city's past to its future. The continued revitalization and preservation of the downtown area will enhance the lives of Commerce's residents.

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Natalie Thomas
City of Commerce
1645 South Elm Street
P.O. Box 717
Commerce, GA 30529
DDA Office - (706) 335-1899  
[email protected]

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