Meet Our Mayor and Council

Tucked in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Pickens offers visitors a wide array of interesting, fun and exciting activities, from shopping and dining, to biking, to enjoying the natural resources, community events and cultural activities that abound. Here you will find people who value family, friends and a relaxed lifestyle.  In Pickens, you become part of the community.

With a population of 3,164 and a temperate climate, the City of Pickens is situated at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is the County Seat of Pickens County and located approximately 20 miles west of Greenville, SC, 70 miles south of Asheville, NC and 143 miles northeast of Atlanta, GA. 


Danny Adams


Council Member and Mayor Pro-Tempore