Vacation Guide in the Mountains

Community Spotlight on Clarkesville & Cornelia

[6 Sep 2016 | Comments Off | ]
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Situated near old boundary lines between the Cherokee and Creek Indian tribes the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains once had beautiful virgin forestlands at the end of the Civil War. As settlers came to the area, Habersham County was officially chartered in 1818 and named for Joseph Habersham, a Revolutionary War hero and the… [read more »]

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Hiawassee September 17, 24 |October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – Vino & Vibes Hightower Creek Vineyards September 24 – HOG Rally Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds September 24 – Charlie Daniels Band Anderson Music Hall October 1st – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Anderson Music Hall October 7 – 15 – Georgia Mountain Fall Festival Georgia Mountain… [read more »]

Ellijay’s Playground Carters Lake is one of the deepest reservoir lakes in the North Georgia Mountains, at a depth of 450 ft., surface area of 3,200 acres, and 62 miles of shoreline.  Built and owned by the US Army Corps of Engineers it is a private lake without docks or houses along the shoreline.  The… [read more »]

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Situated near old boundary lines between the Cherokee and Creek Indian tribes the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains once had beautiful virgin forestlands at the end of the Civil War. As settlers came to the area, Habersham County was officially chartered in 1818 and named for Joseph Habersham, a Revolutionary War hero and the… [read more »]

Hiawassee July 15 – 23 – Georgia Mountain Fair Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds July 16 – Georgia Mountain Fair Parade Downtown Hiawassee July 16 – Exile in Concert Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds July 16, 23, 30/August 6, 13, 20, 27/September 3, 10, 17 – Music on the Square Downtown Hiawassee July 18 – Connie Smith in Concert… [read more »]

Welcome to the Top of Georgia! The mountain of Brasstown Bald is known to the native Cherokee people as Enotah. It is named for the former Cherokee village of Brasstown, Georgia, located along the upper Brasstown Creek. In addition, across the N.C. state line, is Brasstown, North Carolina, in Clay County. (Brass). Itse’y, New Green Place,… [read more »]