Visitor Guide

Georgia’s Rome Relocation Guide

Government

The Floyd County government operates with a county manager and five county commissioners.  The incorporated cities of Rome and Cave Spring function under independent governments.  The City of Rome has a city manager and nine commissioners.  Cave Spring has a mayor and five council members.

Floyd County Manager

12 East 4th Avenue

706-291-5111

RomeFloyd.com

 

City of Rome Manager

601 Broad Street

706-236-4400

RomeFloyd.com

 

City of Cave Spring

10 Georgia Avenue

706-777-3382

CityofCaveSpring.com

 

Utilities

 

Electricity – Georgia Power

888-660-5890

 

Water – Floyd County Water Department

217 Calhoun Avenue

706-291-5131

 

Water – Rome City Water Department

601 Broad Street

706-236-4440

 

Telephone, Internet & Cable AT&T

707 East Second Avenue

888-757-6500

 

Telephone, Internet & Cable Comcast

707 East Second Avenue

888-291-7288

 

Natural Gas – Gas South

866-683-9103

 

Natural Gas – Georgia Natural Gas

866-665-9464

Natural Gas – SCANA

706-802-6521

 

Natural Gas – Summerville Gas

706-232-0332

 

Tax Information

 

Property Tax Assessor

706-291-5146

FloydCountyTax.com

 

Public Services

 

Emergency

911

 

Police (Non-emergency)

706-236-4500

 

GA Department of Labor

462 Riverside Parkway

706-295-6015

 

Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce

1 Riverside Parkway

706-291-7663

 

Georgia’s Rome Welcome Center & Gift Shops

402 Civic Center Drive

300 W 1st Street

800-444-1834

706-295-5576

 

Social Security Administration

866-964-1006

 

United Way Health & Human Service Information & Referral

(From a cell phone) 211

706-291-5168

 

US Post Office Main Branch

1420 Martha Berry Hwy

706-234-9456

 

Voter Registration

12 E 4th Avenue

706-291-5168

 

Solid Waste Collection

 

Floyd County

Limited limb & brush pick-up

706-236-2495

 

City of Rome

Curbside solid waste service, yard waste pick-up & recycling is provide to all city residents.

706-236-4580

 

Private – BFI Waste Collection

706-235-8503

 

Private – Riverside Collection

706-234-9926

 

Private – Simerly Sanitation

706-872-3830

 

Driver’s Information

 

Department of Driver Services

3390 Martha Berry Hwy

(Located behind Georgia State Patrol)

706-295-6032

A Georgia driver’s license should be obtained within 30 days of establishing residency in the state.  Fees vary depending on type of license.

 

Floyd County Tag Office

706-291-5150

A Georgia license plate must be purchased within thirty days of establishing residency.

 

Public Schools

Children entering Georgia public schools for the first time must present proof of required immunizations (Available at Floyd County Health Department located at 16 E 12th Street; 706-295-6123), as well as proof of eye, ear, and dental exams.  Students wo were enrolled previously should present their last report card or transcripts.

Floyd County Schools

600 Riverside Parkway

706-234-1031

 

Rome City Schools

508 East Second Street

706-236-5050

 

Private Schools

Berry School

K-8th Grade

2277 Martha Berry Hwy

706-236-2242

 

Darlington School

Pre-K – 12th Grade

1014 Cave Spring Road

706-232-7744

 

Montessori School of Rome

18 months – 6th Grade

165 Dodd Blvd

706-236-2242

 

St. Mary’s Catholic School

Pre-K – 8th Grade

401 East Seventh Street

706-234-4953

 

Unity Christian School

Pre-K3 – 12th Grade

2960 New Calhoun Road

706-292-0700

 

Colleges

Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Hwy

706-232-5374

Berry.edu

 

Georgia Highlands College

3175 Cedartown Hwy

706-802-5000

Highlands.edu

 

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive

706-295-6963

GNTC.edu

 

Shorter University

315 Shorter Avenue

800-868-6980

Shorter.edu

 

Media

Coosa Valley News

CoosaValleyNews.com

 

Hometown Headlines

HometownHeadlins.com

 

Real Fast News

RealFastNews.com

 

Rome News Tribune

305 East Sixth Avenue

706-291-6397

RN-T.com

 

Enjoy Magazine

Free local distribution

 

Northwest Georgia Living Magazine

Free local distribution

NWGeorgiaLiving.com

 

V3 Magazine

Free local distribution

706-235-0748

 

Permits

Business License (city)

A license is required to operate any business in the city.

706-236-4459

 

Building Inspection

706-236-4481

 

City Clerk’s Office

706-236-4460

 

Downtown Parking Services

706-236-4520

 

Fire prevention

706-236-4510

 

Business Assistance

Community Development

706-236-4477

 

Downtown Development

706-236-4520

 

Floyd County Tax Assessor’s Office

706-291-5143

 

Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism

706-295-5576

 

Rome Floyd Chamber

706-291-7663

 

UGA Small Business Development Center SBDC

706-622-2006