This quaint mountain community’ s beautiful downtown has attractions such as the Persimmon on the Square wine tasting room, the soda fountain at the Clayton Pharmacy and Main Street Gallery. Both the Southern Highroads Trail and U.S. 441 Heritage Highway pass through Clayton. Just outside town, the main attraction is white-water rafting on the ‘wild and scenic’ Chattooga River.
Gold was found in White County in the late 1820’s on the Nacoochee River, then known as Duke’s Creek, touching off the Great Gold Rush of that century. Gold mining operations are still found today along the banks of the Town and Tesnatee Creeks in western White County.
Today, White County abounds with growth in business and industry. The application of new and emerging technologies allows the community to keep pace with the ever changing world. As you visit with us, we hope that you will see that White County has much to offer the young and young at heart, the laid-back and the adventurous spirit, the urbanite and the country traveler.
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