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Locale

Location

Blackberry Creek Farm is located in the beautiful Appalachian foothills of northwest Georgia in Floyd County. Rome, just minutes from the front gate, is the largest city in northwest Georgia with about 36,000 inhabitants. With the Etowah and the Oostanaula Rivers meeting here to form the Coosa River, the area has attracted travelers and settlers for centuries. It is a vibrant small city with a strong arts community, a passion for history, regional medical hub, internationally recognized Darlington school, and exceptional recreational opportunities. 

 

The main entrance to Blackberry Creek Farm is only 63 miles from Atlanta’s northern I-75/I-285 interchange. Just north of Rome, the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport (RMG) has a 6,006 foot runway for private aviation and is located 15 miles from Blackberry Creek Farm. 

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Climate

Northwest Georgia’s climate is classified as humid continental. There are four distinct seasons in Floyd County, with some of the best weather in the spring and fall months. Although winters are colder in northwestern Georgia than in other parts of the state, they are not severe. Winter snowfall very rarely occurs. The average high in the summer months is in the upper 80s, with average lows around 70. The average highs in the winter months are in the mid-50s, with average lows in the mid-30s. Annual rainfall is 54 inches.