The town of Talking Rock is located in Pickens County in northwest Georgia. Happily, the third smallest town in the state of Georgia, Talking Rock has not changed much since its beginning in 1883, when the train was the lifeline of the town.
Every October, Talking Rock hosts the Heritage Days Festival, one of the town's annual highlights. Vendors from around the state join with shop owners for the two-day festival, which includes food, fun and music.
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 others like the story of folks sitting for a spell on a rock to talk with a neighbor. Still, others believe that the name originated with the local Indians.
Whatever its origination, it's an unforgettable name and an unforgettable place!
Come for a visit!
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Main Street P. O. Box 893
Talking Rock, GA 30175
From Atlanta: Take I-575 north, exit on Hwy 5 for Talking Rock.Visit Website
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