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Welcome to Big Canoe ...

Big Canoe is located in Pickens County<1>.

Time Zone: Big Canoe lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Big Canoe ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Big Canoe.

  • Rolston [Gilmer County]
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    • Rolston [Gilmer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Big Canoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolston
  • Canton [Cherokee County]
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    • Canton [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Big Canoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<4>
  • Dahlonega [Lumpkin County]
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    • Dahlonega [Lumpkin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Big Canoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,329 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dahlonega
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dahlonega<4>
  • Cumming [Forsyth County]
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    • Cumming [Forsyth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Big Canoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumming<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hinton [Pickens County]
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      • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Big Canoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,223 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jasper [Pickens County]
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      • Jasper [Pickens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Big Canoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<4>
    • Dawsonville [Dawson County]
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      • Dawsonville [Dawson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Big Canoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawsonville<4>
    • Ball Ground [Cherokee County]
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      • Ball Ground [Cherokee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Big Canoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ball Ground
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball Ground<4>
    • Ellijay [Gilmer County]
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      • Ellijay [Gilmer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Big Canoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellijay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellijay<4>
    • Nelson [Cherokee County]
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      • Nelson [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Big Canoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nelson<4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Big Canoe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Big Canoe.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Canoe. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Big Canoe.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Canoe. See our Newspapers Page for Big Canoe.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Canoe ...

Looking for more information about Big Canoe? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Big Canoe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Big Canoe.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Pickens County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Big Canoe. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pickens County: www.pickenscountyga.gov/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Pickens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Big Canoe) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Big Canoe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big CanoeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Canoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4596, Longitude: -84.2911    
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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