Batesville is a small mountain community situated at the intersection of Hwy 197 and 255 in Habersham County. The settlement was originally named for the Soque River that runs near the area. Batesville is unincorporated. The following businesses are in Batesville but have Clarkesville addresses.
Mark of the Potter – pottery shop housed in old Grandpa Watts gristmill on the river. Mark of the Potter has been in business for 47 years. They have 4 potters in-house and they buy pottery from 25-30 potters in the southeastern U.S. – 9982 Hwy 197 N.
Serendipity Stained Glass – from small sun catchers to larger glass panels – 10740 Hwy 197
Batesville General Store Restaurant – Established 1904 – store and restaurant. 11801 Hwy 197 N
Memory Lane – features paintings, fiber art, wood carvings, jewelry, rustic furniture, pottery, small quilted pieces, and a mix of vintage and antique furniture. 11937 Hwy 197 N
No One Alike – Father and daughter collaboration, they work in mediums of wood, silk, leather and metal. The building is a working studio and gallery creating handmade artwork, no two pieces alike. – 13430 Hwy 197
Hickory Flat Pottery – The pottery gallery and studio is in the historic Wikle Homestead. In the gallery, 20 crafts people have items including jewelry, glass, copper, metal, wood and of course pottery. 13664 Hwy 197
Sunburst Stables and Zip Lines – 251 Sunburst Lane