On behalf of the Blythe City Council, as Mayor I would like to welcome you to our quaint city. “The City of Blythe – Georgia’s Best Kept Secret”. We are a small, relaxed city with all the big city amenities within reasonable distance.
We are pleased that you and your family have chosen Blythe as your new home. If we can be of any assistance to you, please feel free to call or stop by City Hall. The City Hall is located at 294 Church Street (on the corner of Highway 88 and Church Street behind the Fire Department). Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed for lunch from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted; Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
The Blythe City Council meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted. All meetings are opened to the public. The Council consists of Mayor Phillip Stewart, Mayor Pro Tem Daisy Price, Council members Judy Cordova and Noel Cartagena. Terms of Office for our Mayor and Council members are four (4) years. The Planning Commission meets on an as needed basis. The Planning Commission presently consist of Chairperson is Melody Carter, Vice Chair Brian Dozier, Larry Reeves & Lee Newman. All building permits for homes, placement of manufactured homes, accessory structures, carports, storage buildings, decks, pools, driveways, etc. must be presented to the Planning Commission prior to construction or placement. Please contact City Hall at 706-592-6255 with any questions.
We strive to keep Blythe well maintained and attractive for our citizens and visitors. Neat and clean properties not only keep our property values high but they contribute to community pride.
Our city has much to offer:
- One of Richmond County’s best Elementary Schools.
- A Fire Department that is second to none.
- Our own local Police Department as well as support from Augusta-Richmond County Sherriff’s Department.
- Blythe Post Office
- Mack’s Convenience Store
- Dollar General
- Lek’s Unique Knick Knacks Plus
- Numerous Churches are located within our community.