Pickens County , Georgia

Pickens County: County in Georgia, United States


Pickens County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,431 and a population density of 49 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 33,127 inhabitants. Its county seat is Jasper. The county was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Pickens County Quick Facts

Population : 33,127 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Pickens County, Pickens County
Twitter username : pickensgagov
Area : 603 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Capital : Jasper
Establishment : December 12, 1853
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:30:09 (19th May 2022)
Density : 55 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.16% (2010-2020)
Pickens County locator map
Location of Pickens County on Georgia map.
Pickens County Courthouse  Georgia 2015 image
Pickens County Courthouse Georgia 2015
Pickens County Courthouse  Georgia 2015 image


Pickens County is located at 34°27'52"N 84°27'56"W (34.4643200, -84.4656400). It has 4 neighbors: Bartow County, Dawson County, Gilmer County and Gordon County.

Pickens County map

The largest city of Pickens County is Jasper with a population of 4,037. Other cities include, Nelson population 1,395 and Talking Rock population 76. See all Pickens County cities & populated places.

Pickens County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pickens County.

City Name Population Title
Jasper 4,037 City in Pickens County, Georgia, United States
Nelson 1,395 City in Pickens and Cherokee counties, Georgia, United States of America
Talking Rock 76 City in Pickens County, Georgia, United States of America

Pickens County has 4 neighbours.

  • Jasper


The population of Pickens County increased by 11.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,431 - census
2011 29,390 -0.14% estimation process
2012 29,260 -0.44% estimation process
2013 29,387 0.43% estimation process
2014 29,807 1.41% estimation process
2015 30,136 1.09% estimation process
2016 30,652 1.68% estimation process
2017 31,541 2.82% estimation process
2018 32,014 1.48% estimation process
2019 32,591 1.77% estimation process
2020 33,127 1.62% estimation process

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People born in Pickens County (2)

People born in Pickens County, including bass singer of the Inspirations Quartet Mike Holcomb, educator and activist, 1914–2001 Clarice Cross Bagwell, .


Other places with the same name (3)

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