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Ponderosa Entrance to Cedar Creek Neighborhood
Photo courtesy of Sarah Eubanks Photography

The Cedar Creek Civic Association (CCCA, a non-profit organization) is the oldest continuously active homeowner association in Athens and to this day maintains an important and influential place in the larger Athens community.  The CCCA gives a voice to over 650 households in Cedar Creek, promotes the general welfare of the community and protects the quality of life.  Membership in the CCCA is completely voluntary.

Aims and Purposes

  • To protect and promote the best interests of all residents.
  • To promote improvements of all public facilities and services.
  • To promote and encourage the highest degree of community spirit and to foster goodwill among our neighbors.
  • To work with public officials, developers and other community organizations.

Walking the Creek

A poem by Genelle Morain

If dimensional pleasure is something you seek,
I suggest you get out and start “walking the creek.”
It’s true we’ve no sidewalks (of those we’re bereft)
But our streets are quite safe if you walk on the left.
You can wear what you please; there’s no rule as to style,
Who cares about “fashion” when you’re walking a mile?
The wildlife is friendly – no panther or bear;
No wild boars or rattlers to give you a scare.
Our avian neighbors – from hummers to hawks,
Will furnish sweet music (and occasional squawks).
You’ll see blossoming bushes and flowering trees.
Honeysuckle and lilac will float on the breeze.
Contrails and clouds provide art in the sky.
Take time to philosophize: Who? What? and Why?
You’ll greet old friends and new (some with dogs) on your walk,
And you may wish to pause for a neighborly talk.
(But if you’re timing your heartbeat and counting each mile,
Just give a wave of the hand and a Cedar Creek smile).
You’ll be happier, healthier, every day of the week
If you join with your friends and start walking the Creek.

Map of Cedar Creek

Map of Cedar Creek Neighborhood