Rocky Mountain (Georgia)

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This refers to individual mountains named Rocky Mountain in Georgia. For other individual mountains named Rocky Mountain, see Rocky Mountain. For peaks or mountains named Rocky Knob, see Rocky Knob (disambiguation). For the mountain range in western North America, see Rocky Mountains.

Rocky Mountain is the name of nine distinct mountains located in the North Georgia mountains that are spread among six different counties in Georgia

Fannin County[edit]

  • Rocky Mountain, elevation 3,080, is located west of Gaddistown, Georgia, less than two miles (3 km) west of the boundary between Fannin and Union counties.[1]

Gilmer County[edit]

Rocky Mountain, Gilmer County, Georgia

Lumpkin County[edit]

Rabun County[edit]

  • Rocky Mountain near Tallulah Falls, Georgia has an elevation of 2,351 feet (717 m), making it the smallest mountain in Georgia with the name "Rocky Mountain." [4] Bad Creek and Worse Creek, two tributaries of the Chatooga River have their headwaters on the eastern side of Rocky Mountain. The stream that feeds Cascade Falls begins in the southern side of Rocky Mountain.

Towns County[edit]

  • Rocky Mountain, elevation 4,017 feet (1,224 m), is located on the Appalachian Trail along the boundary between Towns and White counties.[5] Via the Appalachian Trail, its summit of Rocky Mountain is located about 51.5 miles (82.9 km) from Springer Mountain, the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.

Union County[edit]

  • 4,191-foot (1,277 m) Rocky Mountain is located south of Brasstown Bald, Georgia's tallest peak.[6] It is within the boundaries of the Brasstown Wilderness. A peak called Rocky Knob, elevation 3,740 feet (1,140 m), is found directly south of the mountain's peak, on a spur or ridge of the mountain that is oriented north-south.
  • Rocky Mountain, elevation 3,120 feet (950 m), is located about 112 miles northwest of Baxter, Georgia, less than 1/2 mile east of the Union/Fannin county line.[8]

White County[edit]

  • Rocky Mountain is located about nine miles (14 km) west of Helen and has an elevation of 3,525 feet (1,074 m).[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ TopoQuest Map of the Rocky Mountain in Fannin County
  2. ^ TopoQuest Map of the Rocky Mountain in Gilmer County
  3. ^ TopoQuest Map of the Rocky Mountain near Blood Mountain
  4. ^ TopoQuest Map of the Rocky Mountain near Tallulah Falls
  5. ^ TopoQuest Map of the Rocky Mountain on the Appalachian Trail
  6. ^ TopoQuest Map of the Rocky Mountain near Brasstown Bald
  7. ^ TopoQuest Map of the Rocky Mountain near Suches
  8. ^ TopoQuest Map of the Rocky Mountain near Baxter
  9. ^ TopoQuest Map of the Rocky Mountain near Helen