True Ridge Neighborhood Guide

The Essential Guide to Waleska and Canton, GA

Conveniently located between Atlanta and the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll find exciting and new possibilities for growth within an authentic, inviting community that offers a welcoming blend of charm, progressive spirit, and endless opportunities for all.

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Landmarks near Canton and Waleska

Situated just north of Marietta and not far out of the Atlanta metro, Canton and its northern neighbor allow you to feel the remoteness of a North Georgia mountain town while still being close to your favorite amenities. Enjoy the lakes, golf courses, historic downtowns, and more!

The Mill on Etowah

Located in the former Canton Cotton Mill property overlooking the Etowah River, The Mill on Etowah features a brewery and taproom, a retail marketplace, restaurants, a co-working environment, and more. 

Cherokee County History Center

Learn more about the history of Cherokee County, from before the Cherokee nation to the present day. This newly renovated facility offers an interactive experience for the entire family.

Funk Heritage Center at Reinhardt University

Located at historic Reinhardt University, Funk Heritage Center is Georgia’s Official Frontier and Southeastern Indian Interpretive Center and is also a certified National Park Service Trail of Tears interpretive site.

Lake Allatoona

With over 25,000 acres of public land surrounding Lake Allatoona, there are plenty of water sports, hiking, camping, and more! Stay for the day, or camp overnight, the 270 miles of shoreline will keep you busy.

Cherokee County Mother's Day Powwow and Indian Festival

This North Georgia tradition features activities for all audiences, including a Native American dance competition, a living Indian village; Creek Encampment; environmental and wildlife displays; Native American artisans; and much more.

Canton Theater

Open for over 100 years, the Canton Theatre has been the hub for entertainment in Canton. The theatre has provided guests the opportunity to enjoy live theatre from both local and traveling productions, as well as entertainment from musicians, comedians, and film screening events. 

The True Ridge Top-8 for Canton and Waleska, GA

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Grab a pint at Reformation Brewing


Catch a show at the Canton Theater


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A night out on the town at the Mill on Etowah

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Learn at the Cherokee County History Center


Golf a round at Woodmont Golf and Country Club

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Check out the Funk Heritage Center at Reinhardt University


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Hike the Blanket's Creek trail system

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Take in the scenery at Cox Arboretum & Gardens

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Explore available lots near Waleska and Canton

True Ridge Custom Homes has a selection of lots for you to build the house of your dreams. See what we have available and scope out your new home below!

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