Georgia Peaches

The history of peach in the State of Georgia started a long time ago with Samuel H. Rumph, "father of the Southern Peach Industry."

Mr. Rumph inherited from his forbears a love of horticulture. After his father's death, Samuel was reared by his mother on his grandparent's plantation.

Read more about the history of Georgia peaches

GA's Top 10 Counties
for Peaches*

  1. Macon
  2. Crawford
  3. Peach
  4. Taylor 
  5. Meriwether
  6. Schley
  7. Henry
  8. Monroe
  9. Habersham
  10. Pike

*Georgia Farm Gate Value Report 2017

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