It is now the longest Oktoberfest in the country, beginning each year in early September and running — off and on — through the end of October. The Helendorf has consistently served as the host and headquarters of the annual Helen balloon race, which celebrated its 45 th anniversary last June. United States Census Bureau. This grand example of Italianate architecture was later owned by Atlanta businessman Calvin Honeycutt, and lastly by former Georgia Gov. Warmer months bring hordes of visitors floating on colorful inner tubes from the two tubing companies in town. The breathtaking cascade of Anna Ruby Falls.
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A narrow promenade runs between the hotel and the riverbank, with three large castle stone staircases providing direct access to the cool waters of the Chattahoochee. Head is the official balloonmeister. A mountain roller coaster attraction is scheduled to open soon. Add to mybook Remove from mybook Added to your food collection! Hodkinson took this idea to John Kollock, an artist in neighboring Clarksville, and asked if he could recommend an eye-catching color scheme. Spotlighting special towns across the country, Good Towns is about the character, the history, the people and the unique things that make a town a special place.
According to the United States Census Bureauthe town has a total area of 0. Head later established Head Balloonsbased in Helen, one of a handful of hot air balloon manufacturers in the country. Renee Meaders creates almond clusters and Hansel and Gretel. United States Census Bureau. Hodkinson wasted no time convincing the townsfolk to embrace the concept. As of the census  ofthere were people, 61 households, and 38 families residing in the town. Gay, an early postmaster.