Hill City Station
Train Depot & Inn
1406 Hill City Road
Resaca, GA  30735
Phone 706-629-1439

50 miles from Atlanta, GA
35 miles from Chattanooga, TN

The Original Train Depot Station was built in 1907


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Looking for a unique place to stay the weekend?
Youíve found the right place, Hill City Train Depot & Inn.
This is a great opportunity for train buffs to step back in time to when depots were regularly used.

   The first train came through Hill City in 1867, and the Selma, Rome & Dalton Railroad which later became the Southern Railroad, built a depot there in 1907.  In 1956 the railroad sold the depot to Homer Davis who moved the building and transformed it into a country store and post office.  In time, the depot fell into disuse and disrepair.  The vacant building became an eyesore, gradually deteriorating and waiting for someone with vision to recognize that it was a diamond in the rough.

   That someone was Linda Turner.  She and her husband, Robert, bought the depot, restored it as a store and gift shop, and opened for business in 2001 as the Hill City Station.

   In 2009, the Hill City Station has been turned into an Inn that sleeps four adults or two adults and three children.  You can sit on the porch and watch trains go by on the Southern Railroad.  The Station is located in a scenic area that was voted "Best Fall Colors in Georgia in 2008"

The Station has a nice country setting and when the Indianís were there it was called Blue Springs, a Cherokee Indian Village. Also located near by is the Capital of the Cherokee Indians before their removal to Oklahoma.  New Echota, the Chief Vann House and the Chieftains Museum in Rome, Georgia.  Also five minutes away from the Carpet Capital of the World!

   Your stay at the Train Depot Inn includes a continental breakfast, a tour of the old house filled with relics that Linda and Robert have gathered and saved, and the use of a swimming pool in summer months.  Call Linda today and make your reservation 706-629-1439.

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