McDonough is the county seat located in central Henry County. The city is home to the county government and courts system.

McDonough High School is the newest school facility in Henry County, opened in August 2019. The new building replaced the previous Henry County High School. Other schools in the cluster include Tussahaw Elementary, Walnut Creek Elementary, Wesley Lakes Elementary, and McDonough Middle.

The most notable transportation project in the area is a widening project along SR 155. The project will widen the highway to a four-lane section between I-75 and US 23 / SR 42. Preliminary engineering started in 2016 and construction is budgeted to begin in FY 2024.

McDonough News

McDonough postpones vote on zoning changes

The McDonough city council is considering changes to their zoning code. The changes would limit future multifamily housing within the city. Following discussion on April 19, they postponed voting on […]

McDonough approves two apartment requests

The McDonough city council considered two residential rezoning requests during its meeting on Monday, April 19. Both requests include apartment complexes — one each on either side of the city […]

Four meetings on Monday, April 19

Monday, April 19, promises to be a full slate of meetings across Henry County. There are four meetings scheduled within the county. They include the following: Henry County BOC Budget […]

GDOT open house for McDonough dual roundabouts

The Georgia Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback and comments on two proposed roundabouts in downtown McDonough. The project proposes to construct dual roundabouts on state route 20 — […]


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