“Pick” Ellijay and Gilmer County as your family vacation or a weekend getaway destination and you’re likely to get a taste of at least one of
the many varieties of fresh, crisp apples that are grown here. This
432-square-mile, forest-covered county in North Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains is Georgia’s Apple Capital, which provides our nation with more than 600,000 bushels of apples each year. You can’t go wrong with any variety of apple you pick.