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Jacks Knob is a mountain located on the border of Towns County and Union County, Georgia, with a peak elevation of 3,813 feet. The Appalachian Trail crosses the southern flank of the mountain and Jacks Knob Trail ends here at an intersection with the Appalachian Trail. Jacks Knob is in the Mark Trail Wilderness of the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Jacks Knob
Jacks Knob viewed from Brasstown Bald.jpg
Jacks Knob viewed from Brasstown Bald
Highest point
Elevation3,813[1] ft (1,162 m)
Coordinates34°49′30″N 83°47′42″W / 34.825092°N 83.794901°W / 34.825092; -83.794901Coordinates: 34°49′30″N 83°47′42″W / 34.825092°N 83.794901°W / 34.825092; -83.794901[2]
Jacks Knob is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Jacks Knob
Jacks Knob

The source of the Chattahoochee River is located in Jacks Gap at the southeastern foot of Jacks Knob, in the very southeastern corner of Union County.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "EPA MyWaters Mapper". Environmental Protection Agency. Retrieved 2015-12-03.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)". USGS. Retrieved 2015-12-03.

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