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Welcome to Talking Rock

...a small piece of history in the North Georgia mountains.



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A "must see"

is the recent addition

of a mural depicting how Talking Rock may have looked around

the turn of the century.

(above photo)


Talking Rock


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 unclear

and there are many interesting stories regarding its derivation.

Some individuals believe that it's from the noise

of the water rolling over the rocks in our beautiful creek,

while other like the story of folks sitting for a spell

on a rock to have a talk with a neighbor.

Still others believe that the name originated with the local Indians.


Whatever it's origination, it's an unforgettable name

and an unforgettable place!

Come by for a visit!

P. O. Box  893

Talking Rock, Georgia  30175

e-mail:  totrga@gmail.com


Heritage Days was GREAT!  We can't wait until next year!


Home Town Government Shops - Businesses Town Calendar Photos Directions Contact Us


Talking Rock Links


Genealogy (TR)

Genealogy (Pickens County)


Pickens Archive

Pickens Chamber

Pickens Co Gov

Pickens Progress

TR Schoolhouse Museum


TR United Realty


About North Georgia


Thanks to our

2016 Sponsors!

Heritage Days Festival

is held

the third weekend

in October

and is the highlight

of the year in

Talking Rock.

Vendors from around the state join with shop owners for a 2-day festival,

that includes

food, fun and music.


Admission and parking are free!

- more info -


Contact usfor information


Vendor Information

Vendor Application


Thanks Sponsors !


For more information call the Town Hall at 706-253-5515

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