Custom Home Builders in Pickens County Why Pickens County, Georgia?
Pickens County Georgia is the perfect area for those who love the outdoors but also want easy access to Atlanta, GA. Pickens County is just off of I-575 and Highway 20 which both lead to the heart of Atlanta. The highest point in Pickens County is the 3,288 foot summit of Mount Oglethorpe, the southernmost peak in the Blue Ridge Mountains and, for a number of years, the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. This makes Pickens County perfect for young families who enjoy adventuring together as well as retirees who enjoy relaxing in the great outdoors.
Pickens County is full of history, created in 1853 it honors General Andrew Pickens, a Revolutionary War soldier who fought along with his men in the Georgia mountains. Jasper, the county seat, is named after Sergeant William Jasper of South Carolina who died during the siege of Savannah in the Revolutionary War.
What To Do In Pickens County
Pickens County is quickly becoming a hub for commuters who enjoy the peace and quiet of the outdoors. It is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, providing endless opportunities to hike mountain peaks, kayak lakes and rivers, and enjoy the outdoors. If that’s not enough, there is a huge ATV park, plenty of picnic sites, a pumpkin farm, vineyard, and bright blue lakes. Pickens County is also home to one of the largest marble quarries in the United States. Marble from Pickens County was used to make the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., as well as the impressive Tate Elementary school. Pickens County is also home to the gorgeous Tate House, a stunning wedding destination.
Where To Build Your Dream Home In Pickens County
Pickens County is rapidly growing and still has plenty of outdoors. Jasper, located just off of I-515, is the county seat with a historic downtown, stables, and hiking trails. Big Canoe is the go-to destination for people looking to build their dream lake homes. It provides the perfect escape while still being accessible with every amenity nearby. Talking Rock is one of the smaller towns in Georgia, making it a great day trip to enjoy Georgia’s rich history and culture, as well as a great rural location for a home that has the city of Jasper nearby as well as an easy commute to Atlanta.
If you are considering building a home in Jasper, Big Canoe, or any of the other beautiful locations in Pickens County, please contact Precision Custom Home Builders to talk about your custom dream home!