Cairo is located in the County of Grady in the state of Georgia. It is also the County seat of Grady. The city of Cairo has a total area of about 24.3 sq. kms. and is located at an elevated height of about 244 ft above the ground level. The local education sector is looked after by the County School District of Grady. Tourism is also an important part of the local economy and contributes substantially towards the growth of the local economy.
T. Edwards is a notable resident of the city.