FBC Athens

355 Pulaski Street
Athens, GA  30601-2860

Ph:  706-548-1359
Fax: 706-548-2302

Parking

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Parking on Sunday morning is available behind the church off Hancock Avenue (this is where handicapped parking is located) and at the front of the church across Pulaski street (FBC/Chamber of Commerce/Chastain's lot) and at Snow tire across Hancock avenue from the Chamber of Commerce.

Directions

From the West

  • From Atlanta Traveling on Hwy 316 or Hwy 78, take 316 into Athens.

  • Travel Hwy 316 for about 2 miles, 316 will cross over the Athens Perimeter (the 10 Loop).

  • Here the road becomes Epps Bridge Parkway. (Home Depot and Kroger will be on your right, Lowe's, Cracker Barrel and Wal-Mart will be on the left)

  • Travel on Epps Bridge 1 - 2 miles.  The road will curve to the right and merge with Atlanta Highway.

  • After the merge, you will see two car dealerships, one on either side).

  • Continue straight on this highway - it will reduce to a four lane road. (When you pass the Varsity on the left, you will be able to see downtown).

  • Go several blocks, passing the Holiday Inn Express on the right.

  • Pulaski Street is just past the Holiday Inn Express, at a traffic light.

  • Turn left onto Pulaski Street. (The only choice).

  • First Baptist Church is located on the corner of Pulaski St. and Hancock Ave.  

  • Turn left onto Hancock, (The church will then be on the right).

  • The main parking lot is behind the sanctuary, and accessed off of Hancock St.

From southbound I-85

  • Take the Commerce and Athens exit, and Highway 441.

  • Take this exit, heading south on Highway 441 toward Athens. (You will be about 30 - 35 minutes from Athens).

  • Remain on 441. When you pass the J & J Flea Market, and cross into Athens-Clarke County, you are getting close.

  • The road will widen at this point, into a four lane road, one of which is a turning lane. You will come to an overpass, which will be the 10 Loop.

  • Highway 441 is continued by taking the ramp to the right. Take the ramp to the right, before you pass under the bridge, and get on this highway. This is a divided highway. 

  • Go to the second exit on this highway and take the exit ramp, to the right. This will be the Prince Avenue and Jefferson exit. 

  • Remain in one of the two left lanes on the ramp so that you can turn left and travel over the bridge.

  • This will put you on Prince Avenue (and about 2 miles from the church).

  • Continue straight on this four lane road into downtown – approximately 2 miles. (The Athens Regional Medical Center will be on your right as you near downtown).

  • At the intersection of Prince Avenue and Pulaski Street turn right onto Pulaski Street. (First Baptist Church will be on your right - You will see a playground, and a large three story Octagonal shaped building; St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will be on your left, and the First Christian Church will be on the opposite left corner).

  • Hancock Avenue intersects Pulaski Street at the first traffic light.

  • Turn right onto Hancock, (The church will then be on the right).

  • The main parking lot is behind the sanctuary, and accessed off of Hancock St.

From Highway 129 (Jefferson and Gainesville)

  • Highway 129 will lead directly into downtown Athens.

  • Highway 129 crosses over the Athens Perimeter (The 10 Loop).

  • The name becomes Prince Avenue at this point.

  • Continue straight on this four lane road into downtown – approximately 2 miles. (The Athens Regional Medical Center will be on your right as you near downtown).

  • At the intersection of Prince Avenue and Pulaski Street turn right onto Pulaski Street. (First Baptist Church will be on your right - You will see a playground, and a large three story Octagonal shaped building; St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will be on your left, and the First Christian Church will be on the opposite left corner).

  • Hancock Avenue intersects Pulaski Street at the first traffic light.

  • Turn right onto Hancock, (The church will then be on the right).

  • The main parking lot is behind the sanctuary, and accessed off of Hancock St