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List of gold mines in Georgia

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This is a list of gold mines in the U.S. state of Georgia, all of which are inactive. Most of the mines were discovered in the late 1820s and 1830s during the Georgia Gold Rush, and make up what is known as the Georgia Gold Belt.

Mine name County Years active
Battle Branch Mine Lumpkin County 1831 to
Calhoun Mine Lumpkin County 1828 to 1941[1]
Consolidated Gold Mine Lumpkin County 1828 to 1906
Crisson Mine Lumpkin County 1847 to 1980s
Franklin-Creighton Mine Cherokee County 1832 to 1913
Free Jim Mine Lumpkin County
Loud Mine White County
Sixes mine Cherokee County


  1. ^ Jeff Gill (2017-08-27). "Want to buy an historic gold mine in Lumpkin County?". Gainesville Times. Retrieved 2021-12-13.

Pine Mountain Gold Museum at Stockmar Park

Gold mines by Georgia's County are listed in "Geology of the Greater Atlanta Region," Bulletin 96, Georgia Geological Survey, Atlanta, 1984, Keith I. McConnell and Charlotte E. Abrams. Approximately 135 mines are listed.

Gold mines by Georgia's County are also listed in "A Preliminary Report on a Part of the Gold Deposits of Georgia,"1896