Welcome to Clarkesville!
Clarkesville is the county seat for Habersham County. It was recently named the "Friendliest Town" by Blue Ridge County Magazine. The 2010 census population was 1,773. It is a friendly town nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Outdoor recreation includes two award winning golf courses, parks, hiking and fishing. In fact the beautiful Soque River starts and ends in the county. It has been touted for the best fly fishing east of the Mississippi. It is home to the Habersham Community Theater. There are two colleges including Piedmont College and North Georgia Technical College. Planned neighborhoods in this area include The Orchard.