is nestled in the
foothills of the North Georgia Mountains
between the towns of
Ellijay and Jasper in Pickens County.
Happily, the third
smallest town in the state of Georgia,
Talking Rock has not changed much since it’s
beginning in 1883,
when the train was the
lifeline of the town.
Talking Rock's history is rich with stories about the
Trail of Tears, the Civil War, the railroad and the Great Depression.
The origination of our town's name is
and there are many interesting stories regarding its
Some individuals believe that it's from the
of the water rolling over the rocks in our beautiful
while other like the story of folks sitting for a
on a rock to have a talk with a
Still others believe that the name originated with the
Whatever it's origination, it's an unforgettable
and an unforgettable place!
Come by for a visit!
P. O. Box 893
Talking Rock, Georgia 30175