Pickens County is known for their spectacular mountain views, fresh Appalachian air, and local lifestyle. Pickens County, otherwise known as the gateway to the North Georgia mountains, offers residents a secluded mountain hideaway, everyday. Pickens County is home to the famed “white gold” marble mines, which the Lincoln Memorial and capitol columns were sourced from. Eclectic antique shops and local artisans create a charming shopping experience with a mountain twist making retail therapy a must for both visitors and residents. The city of Jasper offers large acre communities with breathtaking nature views and proximity to a variety of dining experiences with farm-to-ladle based menus.