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Brasstown Bald

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Brasstown Bald (Enotah)
Elevation:4,784 feet (1458 metres)
Coordinates: Template:Coor dms
Location:Georgia, USA
Topo map:USGS Jacks Gap
Range:Blue Ridge Mountains
First ascent:unknown
Easiest route:drive or hike

Brasstown Bald is the highest point in the state of Georgia, USA, with a summit elevation of 4784 feet (1458 meters) above mean sea level. It is known to the native Cherokee people as Enotah. It is named for the former Cherokee village of Brasstown, Georgia along the upper Brasstown Creek. Across the North Carolina state line, immediately to its north, is Brasstown, North Carolina, in the Brasstown Township of Clay County, North Carolina. Brasstown Bald is in Towns County and the Chattahoochee National Forest, and is part of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The U.S. Forest Service has webcams atop the observation tower, and a RAWS weather station further down the mountain. The public can drive to the top via Georgia state highway 180 spur. One stage of the Tour de Georgia cycling race ends here each year.


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