Where, When and More to Find an Apples in Georgia
Note: This page is NOT the Pick-Your-Own apple orchards page (although a couple on this page do PYO). These are roadside stands and orchard markets. The PYO pages are here: North Georgia, Atlanta area and surrounding counties, Macon / Columbus area, Augusta area, Coastal Georgia area, Southern Georgia area
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Guide to Apple Orchards in Ellijay, Georgia
There are so many in the Ellijay area that I have put those all on their own page.
Other Apple Orchards in Georgia
Note that unless they state explicitly otherwise, they are not pick-your-own - They are farm stands with prepicked apples!
- Hazel Creek Orchard - Apple varieties: Yates, Golden
Delicious, Red Delicious, Winesap
227 Hazel Creek Road, Mount Airy, GA 30563. Phone: (706) 754-4899. Open: 7 am to 5 pm.
- Hillside Orchard Country Store - Apple
varieties: Empire, Mutsu, Gala, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Cameo,
2005 prices $16 to 18 per bushel
5312 Hwy. 441 South, Tiger, GA. Phone:(706) 782-0858. Directions: Hwy 441, 7 miles south of Clayton. Open: Year Round, Daily 9 am to 5 pm in the Winter; 9 am to 7pm in the Spring & Fall. Produce: Apples, Peaches, Watermelons, Cantaloupes, Sweet Corn, jams, jellies, relishes, syrups, ciders, sauces, fried apple pies, sorghum syrup, boiled peanuts, honey, crafts & more.
- Jaemor Farm Market - Apple varieties: Rome, Mutsu, Gala,
Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Winesap, Fuji, Jonagold, Arkansas
Black. 2005 prices $14 per bushel
5340 Cornelia Hwy. 365, Alto, GA. Phone: (770) 869-3999. Alternate phone: (770) 869-0999. Directions: Hwy. 365 near Lula, north of Gainesville at 35 mile marker. Open: Year-Round; Monday to Saturday,: 7am til 7 pm; Sunday: 1 til 6 pm. Produce: Peaches, apples, cider, vegetables, peanuts, pecans, melons, onions, jams, jellies, fruit baskets, bedding plants, vegetable transplants. May add pick-your-own, ask!
- Mercier Orchards
Apple House - Apple varieties: Gala, Golden Delicious, Red
Delicious, Benishogun (an early Fuji)Winesap, Fuji, Jonagold, Rome,
Mutsu, Arkansas Black and many more varieties. (NO PICK YOUR OWN)
P.O. Box 425, Blue Ridge, GA. Phone: (706) 632-3411 or toll-free (800) 361-7731. Directions: 2 miles north of Blue Ridge on Highway 5. From Atlanta go north on I-575 to Highway 5 north to Blue Ridge. From Chattanooga go south on I-75 to US 76, west to Highway 5, north to Blue Ridge. Open: July-Dec. Monday to Saturday. 8 am to 6 pm, Sun. 12-6 pm
Produce: Apples, apple cider, jams, jellies, baskets, gifts, cider, doughnuts and apple pies. Peaches in season. Gift packs - shipping available.
- Mountain View Orchards - Apple varieties: Gala, Mutsu,
Jonathon, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Rusty Golden, Rome,
Arkansas Black, Granny Smith
2984 Mobile Road, Mc Caysville, GA 30555. Phone: (706) 492-7753. pumpkins, hayrides
- T L C Orchard - Closed for 2005 - may be back in 2006
4480 Cannon Bridge Road, Clarkesville, GA 30523
Phone: (706) 754-1620. The owner is very ill. If you know him, please give him your support!
Closed or erroneous
Other websites list these as apple orchards, but they are either permanently closed or not even an orchard.
- L & R Orchards - No answer - May be closed / out of
Sylvester Highway, Moultrie, GA 31768
Phone: (229) 985-8800
- Twin River Orchard - No answer - May be closed / out of
Cannon Bridge Road, Demorest, GA 30535
- H & H Orchards - They are closed / out of
106 Colvin Drive, Locust Grove, GA 30248
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