Habersham County

Leave your city blues behind and travel off the beaten track to the mountains and lakes of Habersham County. Meander down Scenic Hwy 197 where you can shop for hand made regional arts and crafts. Make sure to visit the quaint cities Cornelia – home to Piedmont College and Clarkesville – designated the “Number 2 Best Small Town for Retirement in America.” Except for traffic and shopping malls, Habersham County has it all!


H1* – Functional pottery made & fired in historic 120 year old farmhouse.
13664 Scenic Highway 197 North, Batesville706-947-0030hickoryflatpottery.com


H2* – Design and build custom heirloom quality hardwood furniture in all styles.
679 Grant St, Clarkesville952-594-4858


Mark of the Potter

H3* – The oldest craftshop in Georgia, Mark of the Potter is a Habersham County, Georgia destination. Located on the Soque River with pottery & other crafts on the inside. It also features a romantic view of the river & nature on the outside.
9982 ST Highway 197 North, Clarkesville706-947-3440markofthepotter.com


H4* – Part of the Piedmont College, the MSMA houses over 170 works in its permanent collection & showcases the work of regional contemporary artists in its Alumni Gallery.
567 Georgia St, Demorest 706-894-4201 piedmont.edu/msma


H5* – Memory Lane is the art studio of Gretchen Vanderbunt. She is a painter, fiber artist, and generally dabbles in may types of arts.
11937 Highway 197 North, Clarkesville706-947-0848 scenic197.com


H6* – Timeless artwork crafted by a father and daughter. FIBER: abstract marbling on silk scarves, candles and hand-sewn leather accessories. WOOD: damascus knives, turned kitchenware and quilted cutting boards.
13430A Highway 197 North, Clarkesville 803-528-1848no1alike.com


H7 – We’re a family friendly restaurant located in Batesville in the historic Old Batesville General Store built in 1904.
11801 Hwy 197 N, Clarkesville706-947-3434


H8* – The art studio and environment of folk artist Sam Granger (SamG), and the pottery studio of Lorri Penn.
1390 Tom Born Rd, Clarkesville706-949-3504


H9* – Working studio & gift shop featuring original, colorful works of art in stained, fused, and slumped glass.
10740 Highway 197 North, Clarkesville706-947-3643Facebook


H10* – A gallery presenting unique, handmade art & craft works produced by over 80 artists in the hills & mountains of Georgia & the Carolinas.
1440 Washington St. on the Square, Clarkesville706-754-2449soqueartworks.com


H11 – Specializing in oil, watercolor, and pottery. Art supplies, classes, including hobby lines, toys, comics, games, and backyard birding.
107 LaPrade Street, Clarkesville706-754-1247www.artfullbarn.com