Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is located in Rabun County
, just 8 miles north of Clayton, GA, and 19 miles south of Franklin, NC
. Rabun County has a population of 16,276 and is known for its wealth of natural beauty, with more than 60% national forest land, three lakes, three state parks, and lots of waterfalls. Students enjoy spending time in the surrounding Appalachian mountains. There are also plenty of opportunities to attend local events and explore the quaint downtown areas.
Rabun Gap is two hours from three major cities — Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC. On weekends, Rabun Gap often hosts trips to museums, arts venues, malls, amusement parks, and other major attractions in these cities.