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Amicalola Falls
Location Dawson County, Georgia, United States
Coordinates 34°34′3″N 84°14′40″W / 34.56750°N 84.24444°W / 34.56750; -84.24444
Elevation 1,900 ft (580 m)
Type Cascade
Total height 729 feet (222 m)
Watercourse Little Amicalola Creek

Amicalola Falls is a 729-foot (222 m) waterfall on Amicalola Creek in Dawson County, Georgia, United States. It the highest waterfall in Georgia and is considered to be one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia. The name "Amicalola" is derived from a Cherokee language term ama uqwalelvyi, meaning "tumbling waters." The falls are the centerpiece of Amicalola Falls State Park.


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