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Near Ellijay in Gilmer County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Springer Mountain

 
 
Springer Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
March 30, 2007
1. Springer Mountain Marker
Inscription.  
Appalachian
National Scenic Trail

Springer Mountain
elevation 3782'

Southern Terminus

Chattahoochee National Forest

 
Erected 1993 by US Forest Service, Appalachian Trail Conservancy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 34° 37.473′ N, 84° 12.775′ W. Marker is near Ellijay, Georgia, in Gilmer County. Marker can be reached from Route FS42. Southern Terminus of Appalachian Trail footpath, which stretches over 2000 miles to Maine. 0.9 miles from parking lot accessed via Forest Service Road 42 (high clearance vehicle recommended). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ellijay GA 30536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Appalachian Trail (approx. 5.1 miles away); Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 8˝ miles away); Oakland Academy (approx. 9.9 miles away); Cartecay Methodist Church (approx.
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10.2 miles away); Homesite of Joseph Emerson Brown (approx. 11.8 miles away); The Station (approx. 14˝ miles away); Auraria (approx. 15 miles away); Old Dawson County Jail (approx. 15 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellijay.
 
Springer Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, March 30, 2007
2. Springer Mountain Marker
Appalachian Trail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, March 22, 2012
3. Appalachian Trail
Georgia to Maine A Footpath for Those who seek fellowship with the Wilderness. The Georgia Appalachian Trail Club 1934
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2007, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,662 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2007, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.   3. submitted on April 2, 2012, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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