Clarkesville is a city located in the center of Habersham County, Georgia. It is also the county seat. Clarkesville was founded in 1821 as the seat of Habersham County. It was named for John C. Clarke, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War. The Southern Railway arrived into Clarkesville in 1882.
Home prices in Clarkesville noticeably rose 10.1 percent year-over-year in this year, reaching [an average listing price of $515,218] from a previous $467,821. During the same period, number of homes for sale increased slightly year-over-year by 1.5 percent, from 197 to 200 listings, allowing buyers more wiggle room in their searches. A handful of homes in Clarkesville have a swimming pool in the backyard; great for keeping you, your family, and your friends cool all summer long. Potential buyers who enjoy cooking for guests may want to keep their eyes out for a property in this city featuring a gourmet kitchen, which is helpful for meals that you may struggle to prepare in a normal kitchen. With Clarkesville having plenty of craftsman homes dotted around, you can drift back in time as you enjoy afternoon tea on your porch.