Welcome to the Pickens County! Here’s some important information to help you get started in your new community. From school information to community resources, we hope this makes your move a little smoother!
With Pickens County School District, you can expect a quality education with a small town feel. For general information, visit the school district website. Or, learn more about the local high school, Pickens High School.
Pickens County cities are known for gorgeous mountain views, pristine nature, and farming areas. Jasper, known as The First Mountain City and the Marble Capital of Georgia, has a small town feel with some great local restaurants. If you enjoy golf, you’ll find several nearby courses!
When you’re ready for some shopping, it’s a short drive over to the city of Talking Rock, where you can find antique shops, art displays, and a historic school house museum. Talking Rock is the third-smallest town in Georgia, and has kept its small town charm! The nearby city of Nelson features a marble museum and the Great Northern Railroad, which operates several days a week.
Pickens has several emergency services available for residents, including Pickens County Fire Services, Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, and the North Georgia Health District’s Pickens County Health Services. Nearby hospitals are Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper, and Northside Hospital in Canton.
To get your documents updated, you can visit the Georgia Department of Driver Services Customer Service Center in Canton, GA, the Pickens County Car Tag Office, and check here for Pickens County Voter Registration and Election Information.
Chances are if you’re new to town, you’ll need information on local utilities. Here are some of the main providers in the area.
Pickens County Recycling and Waste