Toccoa Creek

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Toccoa Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]

Toccoa Creek carries Toccoa Falls, a 186-foot (57 m) waterfall.[2]

Toccoa comes from the Cherokee word "Tagwâ′hĭ," meaning "Catawba place."[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Toccoa Creek
  2. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 228. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  3. ^ Mooney, James (1902). Myths of the Cherokee. Washington: Government Printing Office. Retrieved February 27, 2019.