The heart of Mid-America and the historical crossroads of US Highways 63 and 36. Macon is a city with a rich cultural heritage and strong vision for the future. Macon offers the amenities of a small friendly city with the advantages of a growing city. Cultural, social, civic, and educational opportunities create an excellent quality of life. Macon is known as the "City of Maples" with over 275,000 maple trees.
It is the county seat. The community is in the Central Standard time zone.
The latitude of Macon is 39.742N. The longitude is -92.472W.
The community was named after Nathaniel Macon, soldier and legislator.