The Sautee Valley Historic District
(also known as the Nacoochee Valley Historic District
) is a historic district located in White County
. It was added to the National Register of Historical Places
and has agricultural, architectural and historic significance. The District includes the location of pre-historic villages and more recent buildings and structures after settlers came to the area. Spanish explorers sought gold in this valley, as did settlers who were seeking their fortune in the Georgia Gold Rush
. The center point of the Sautee Valley Historic District is the intersection of Georgia State Route 255
and Lynch Mountain Road.