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Jasper is a small village located in Pickens County in north-central Georgia. It's approximately 50 miles north of Atlanta. As of the 2000 census, the population was 2,167 residents. Jasper serves as the county seat for Pickens County. The town is named after General Andrew Pickens, an American Revolutionary War hero. Jasper is named "the First Mountain City," and has several local attractions, including Tate House, a historic property built in the 1920s by local marble baron Sam Tate. It was designed in the Neo-Classical style and built of pink and white marble supplied by the Georgia Marble Company. For this reason, it's sometimes called "The Pink Palace." Tate House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is privately owned, but open for tours on certain days. Tate House is two stories, rectangular-shaped, with a hipped roof, and a front portico. The interior features mural wallpaper and parquet marble floors. Jasper is also host to Main Street Mania, a musical event in October that features local talent, great food and good family fun. Jasper offers several good restaurants, shopping, and budget conscious inns and motels for visitors.

Surrounding areas: Big Canoe, Georgia (8.0 mi), Amicalola Falls, Georgia (12.3 mi), Carters Lake, Georgia (16.0 mi), Ellijay, Georgia (16.0 mi), Dawsonville, Georgia (18.0 mi), Thurmond Lake, Georgia (19.9 mi), Cherry Log, Georgia (21.7 mi)

Jasper Vacation Rentals

Jasper Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Microtel Inn And Suites171 H Mullins CtJasper, GA (706) 299-5500
Super 8100 WhitefieldJasper, GA (706) 253-3297
Days Inn Canton291 Ball Ground RdCanton, GA14.7 mi.(770) 479-0301
Comfort Inn138 Keith DrCanton, GA14.8 mi.(770) 345-1994
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites713 Transit AveCanton, GA14.8 mi.(770) 479-7300
Stratford Motor Inn79 Maddox CirEllijay, GA14.8 mi.(706) 276-1080
Super 8-dawsonville205 N CTR LnDawsonville, GA17.9 mi.(706) 216-6801
Pine Crest Motor Lodge2330 Holly Springs PkwyCanton, GA20.4 mi.(770) 345-5521
Best Western Dawson Village Inn76 N Georgia AveDawsonville, GA23.1 mi.(706) 216-4410
Comfort Inn127 Beartooth PkwyDawsonville, GA23.4 mi.(706) 216-1900
Hampton Inn Atlanta/Cumming Ga915 Northside Forsyth DrCumming, GA24.4 mi.(770) 889-0877
Sun Suites Of Cumming555 Lake Center PkwyCumming, GA25.2 mi.(770) 781-5550
Howard Johnson Dahlonega1010 MTN DrDahlonega, GA25.7 mi.(706) 864-4343
Holiday Inn Express835 Buford RdCumming, GA25.9 mi.(770) 889-4600
Days Inn Dahlonega1065 Chestatee StDahlonega, GA25.9 mi.(706) 864-2338
Holiday Inn Express835 S Chestatee StDahlonega, GA25.9 mi.(706) 867-7777
Comfort Suites340 Pkwy 575Woodstock, GA25.9 mi.(770) 517-9650
Hampton Inn Woodstock450 Pkwy 575Woodstock, GA25.9 mi.(770) 592-2323
In Town Suites Woodstock470 Pkwy 575Woodstock, GA25.9 mi.(770) 592-7848
Comfort Suites905 Buford RdCumming, GA26.3 mi.(770) 889-4141
Country Inn & Suites Calhoun1033 Fairmount HwyCalhoun, GA26.6 mi.(706) 625-6500
Suburban Lodge Woodstock106 Woodpark BlvdWoodstock, GA27.0 mi.(800) 951-7829
Courtyard-alpharetta12655 Deerfield PkwyAlphareetta, GA27.2 mi.(800) 321-2211
Springhill Suites By Marriott Atlanta/Alpharetta12730 Deerfield PkwyAlpharetta, GA27.2 mi.(770) 751-6900
Amerisuites-Alpharetta/Nortel Pkwy12505 Nortel PkwyAlpharetta, GA27.3 mi.(678) 339-0505
Hampton Inn & Suites16785 Old Morris RdAlpharetta, GA27.7 mi.(678) 393-0990
Holiday Inn Express5455 Windward Pkwy WAlpharetta, GA27.8 mi.(770) 664-6661
Residence Inn By Marriott Alpharetta5465 Windward Pkwy WAlpharetta, GA27.8 mi.(770) 664-0664
Amerisuites Windward5595 Windward PkwyAlpharetta, GA27.9 mi.(770) 343-9566
Marriott-marriott- Alpharetta5750 Windward PkwyAlpharetta, GA28.0 mi.(770) 754-9600
Comfort Inn & Suites83 Blue Rdg OverlookBlue Ridge, GA28.0 mi.(706) 946-3333
Douglas Inn & Suites1192 Windy RDG RdBlue Ridge, GA28.0 mi.(706) 258-3600
Ramada Ltd-blue Ridge30 Overview DrBlue Ridge, GA28.0 mi.(706) 632-4444
Hampton Inn Calhoun115 Hampton Dr SeCalhoun, GA28.0 mi.(706) 629-0999
Holiday Inn125 Hampton Dr SeCalhoun, GA28.0 mi.(706) 629-8566
Amerisuites North Point7500 North Point PkwyAlpharetta, GA28.1 mi.(770) 594-8788
Doubletree Hotel2925 Jordon CtAlpharetta, GA28.2 mi.(678) 347-0022
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta North Point10975 Georgia LnAlpharetta, GA28.2 mi.(678) 566-3900
Hilton Garden Inn-atlanta Windward4025 Windward PLZ DrAlpharetta, GA28.2 mi.(770) 360-7766
Residence Inn By Marriott1325 North Pointe DrAlpharetta, GA28.2 mi.(770) 587-1151

Jasper Weather & Climate

North-Central Georgia, like most of the state, is classified as having a humid subtropical climate. The Chattahoochee River divides the state into separate climatic regions with the mountains to the north being colder than the rest of Georgia. The average temperature for north-central Georgia in winter is 39 degrees F. There is little snowfall in the state, although northern and central Georgia receives more than other areas. Many summer days exceed 90 degrees F., with humidity. Rainfall is widespread and September and October are the driest months. Severe weather in the form of tornadoes and cyclones are possible, but not common.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 47°F 29°F 6.19 in. -
February 52°F 31°F 5.25 in. -
March 60°F 39°F 6.64 in. -
April 68°F 45°F 5.07 in. -
May 76°F 53°F 4.81 in. -
June 82°F 61°F 4.64 in. -
July 85°F 65°F 5.33 in. -
August 84°F 64°F 4.79 in. -
September 79°F 58°F 3.97 in. -
October 69°F 47°F 4.01 in. -
November 59°F 39°F 5.04 in. -
December 50°F 32°F 5.02 in. -

Jasper Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Dekalb Peachtree airport (PDK) located about 41 miles south of Jasper in Atlanta, Georgia, the Richard B Russell airport (RMG) located approximately 42 miles west of Jasper in Rome, Georgia, Gwinnett County Briscoe Field (LZU) located roughly 43 miles southeast of Jasper in Lawrenceville, Georgia, the Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International airport (ATL) located around 57 miles south of Jasper in Atlanta, Georgia, and finally Lovell Field (CHA) located about 58 miles northwest of Jasper in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Jasper Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
American AdventuresMariettaGA36.3 mi.
Six Flags Over GeorgiaAustellGA46.8 mi.
Stone Mountain ParkStone MountainGA47.9 mi.
Lakewood FairgroundsAtlantaGA49.7 mi.
Lake WinnepesaukahRossvilleGA60.3 mi.
Water Parks
Lake Lanier Island Beach & Water ParkLake Lanier IslandGA30.3 mi.
White Water ParkMariettaGA36.3 mi.
Golf Courses
Arrowhead Country ClubJasperGA 
Whitepath Golf ClubEllijayGA15.6 mi.
Bridge Mill Athletic ClubCantonGA16.8 mi.
Woodmont Golf & Country ClubCantonGA16.8 mi.
Chestatee Golf ClubDawsonvilleGA18.5 mi.
Country Land Golf CourseCummingGA24.8 mi.
Hampton Golf VillageCummingGA24.8 mi.
Windermere Golf ClubCummingGA24.8 mi.
Cherokee Golf CenterWoodstockGA25.8 mi.
Eagle Watch Golf ClubWoodstockGA25.8 mi.
Golf Club at Bradshaw FarmWoodstockGA25.8 mi.
Towne Lake Hills Golf ClubWoodstockGA25.8 mi.
Nicklaus Golf Club At Birch RiverDahlonegaGA25.9 mi.
Green Valley Golf CourseJakinGA28.0 mi.
Indian Trace Golf CourseChatsworthGA28.0 mi.
Spring Lakes Golf ClubChatsworthGA28.0 mi.
Crooked Creek Golf ClubAlpharettaGA28.6 mi.
RiverPines Golf CourseAlpharettaGA28.6 mi.
Trophy Club of AtlantaAlpharettaGA28.6 mi.
Indian Ridge Golf ClubAdairsvilleGA29.5 mi.
Calhoun Elks Golf CourseCalhounGA29.8 mi.
Fields Ferry Golf ClubCalhounGA29.8 mi.
Ski Areas
Scaly MountainScaly MountainNC73.5 mi.
CataloocheeMaggie ValleyNC104.6 mi.
State Parks
Amicalola Falls State ParkGA12.5 mi. 
Fort Mountain State ParkGA25.1 mi. 
George Washington Carver State ParkGA26.8 mi. 
Red Top Mountain State ParkGA27.4 mi. 
Vogel State ParkGA34.6 mi. 
Kennesaw Civil War MuseumKennesawGA32.5 mi.(History)
Martha Berry MuseumRomeGA44.4 mi.(History)
Robert C. Williams American Museum of PapermakingAtlantaGA49.7 mi.(Technology)
Hammonds House Galleries & Resource Center OF African American ArtAtlantaGA49.7 mi.(Art)
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia - MOCA|GAAtlantaGA49.7 mi.(Art)
Oglethorpe University MuseumAtlantaGA49.7 mi.(Art)
Oglethorpe University MuseumAtlantaGA49.7 mi.(Art)
Pasarya Museum of ArtAtlantaGA49.7 mi.(Art)
Atlanta History CenterAtlantaGA49.7 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Zoo AtlantaAtlantaGA49.7 mi.
Tennessee AquariumChattanoogaTN64.0 mi.
Warner Park ZooChattanoogaTN64.0 mi.
Knoxville Zoological GardensKnoxvilleTN107.1 mi.
Greenville ZooGreenvilleSC118.7 mi.

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