All of these counties can grow and sell Vidalia onions:
Emanuel, Candler, Treutlen, Bulloch, Wheeler, Montgomery, Evans, Tattnall, Toombs, Telfair, Jeff Davis, Appling, Bacon
Portions of the following counties can also grow and sell Vidalia onions:
Jenkins, Screven, Laurens, Dodge, Pierce, Wayne, Long
Vidalia Onions are only Grown in Georgia
It is only in the defined production area in Georgia that the soil and climate combine to produce the special characteristics of the sweet Vidalia onion that has attracted the attention of gourmet taste buds everywhere.
Under the terms of Federal Marketing Order No. 955, as well as a state law, Vidalia onions are defined to include only those produced in 13 counties and portions of seven others, all in Georgia.
"They only make you cry when they’re gone."- Delbert Bland, Vidalia® Onion grower, about Vidalias.