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Juliette, Georgia

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Country  United States
County  Monroe
State  Georgia
Local time  Wednesday 8:32 AM
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Juliette is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Georgia, United States. The community is part of the Macon Metropolitan Statistical Area. Named for Juliette McCracken, daughter of a railroad engineer, the town formed with the merging of Brownsville and Iceberg. The film Fried Green Tomatoes was filmed there, and the town has been the focal point of three popular Southern humor books. After the filming of Fried Green Tomatoes, the sets used for the town's main street were renovated into a tourist district, complete with a fully operational "Whistle Stop Cafe".

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Map of Juliette, GA 31046, USA

Other movie productions set in Juliette were Cockfighter (1974) starring Warren Oates, A Killing Affair (1986) starring Peter Weller, and the documentary Fried Green Tomorrows: Juliette, Ga. Lives (2006) directed by Neill Calabro and starring Danny Vinson. A small cafe scene set in Juliette in The War (1994) with Kevin Costner also displayed the Juliette Volunteer Fire Department.

Places and events of interest

Less than 10 miles outside of Juliette is the Jarrell Plantation, historical site on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places with a museum and a park.

Juliette is also home to Plant Scherer, one of the nation's largest power generation facilities.

On February 14 of each year, the town of Juliette offers a special dual postmark with the village of Romeo, Michigan. This tradition began in 1994, as a nod to the William Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet.

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Juliette, Georgia Wikipedia


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