Pickens County

Pickens County was created from Cherokee and Gilmer counties in 1853. Its name honors General Andrew Pickens, a Revolutionary War soldier whose field of operation was the Georgia mountains. Jasper, the county seat, is named for Sergeant William Jasper of South Carolina who died during the siege of Savannah in the Revolutionary War.

Contact Information

Address 1266 East Church Street, Suite 188, Jasper GA 30143
Telephone 706.253.8817
Fax 706.253.8814
Website http://www.pickenscountyga.gov/

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Pickens County Census Data from U.S. Census
Other Data Sets County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Georgia Encyclopedia County Page from The New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wages & Salaries Local Government Wage and Salary Survey from DCA
Labor Market Georgia Labor Market Explorer & Analysis
Sales Tax Sales and Property Tax Rates from DOR
Hotel/Motel Tax Hotel/Motel Tax Report from DCA

Statistics and Rates

2008 Population 31176 (State Rank: 55)
Incorporated Millage Rage 6.26
Unincorporated Millage Rate 6.26
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 15.97
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 22.23
Total Unincorporated 22.23


County Officials