Formed as part of Cherokee and Gilmer counties in 1853, Pickens has been renowned for its incredibly pure marble deposits that led to increased settlement and development of the county. The marble mined from Pickens County has been used in many renowned structures, such as the East Wing of the National Gallery of Art and the Lincoln Memorial, to name just a few. The marble mining industry and railroads caused rapid growth in Pickens County in its earlier years, but population growth was also spurred by the construction of stunningly beautiful gated communities during the 1970s. These large communities, which were developed with the appreciation of the mountain vistas and four seasons of distinctive weather, continue to provide quality real estate to both long-time residents and newcomers who enjoy mountain living at its finest.
Community spirit is a large part of the attractiveness of life in Pickens County. Residents of Pickens County embody the ideals of Southern charm and hospitality, offering an easy smile and warm welcome wherever you may live. Weekly farmer’s markets in the summer are popular places to gather and find the freshest and tastiest Georgia produce. Annual celebrations in Pickens County include Jasper’s Marble Festival and well-attended annual Fourth of July parades. It seems that nearly every house light in Pickens County is turned off when local high school football teams take the fields, as these and other school events are wildly popular. Hunting, fishing, hiking, canoeing and other outdoor recreational opportunities abound, and Pickens County residents enjoy them to their fullest.
Real estate in Pickens County reveals something unexpected—variety that seems as endless as the mountain’s fall colors. First-time home buyers will find prices that will fit any budget, the second home market continues to grow as new construction tries to keep up with increasing demand, and luxury homes can be found everywhere, including the many idyllic gated communities. If you are looking to find a home with great people, great places and amazing real estate options, be sure to pick Pickens County for exploration!
Pickens County Homes for Sale
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Pickens County Real Estate Agent
If you are looking for a Pickens County REALTOR®, choose Beechler Realty Group! As your Pickens County real estate agent, Beechler Realty Group can assist you with all of your home buying and selling needs. We can provide you with access to the local listings database and offer our experience and knowledge to make the home buying or selling process easier for you and your family. Contact Beechler Realty Group today to get your home search started!