Dahlonega Georgia Relocation Information

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Dahlonega Georgia, the site of America’s first Gold Rush, still holds its small town charm with a population of only 5,000. Along the sparkling streams of the Blue Ridge Mountains you can try your luck in panning for gold; or choose from one of the 96 picturesque hiking trails Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest has to offer. Discover your small town spirit at the yearly Mountain Top Rodeo, or catch a play at the historic Holly Theatre.

The beautiful 19th century architecture and vibrant culture of downtown Dahlonega make it one of the best small towns in Georgia. Bluegrass fills the air as brick sidewalks direct you towards the small cafes and art galleries within the centrum. Dahlonega has been named Best Value Retirement City by U.S. News and World Report.

Affordable housing and numerous activities for the retired community make Dahlonega, Georgia a relocation destination for older citizens. Tee up at the highly appraised Achasta Golf course, or experience the tranquil sounds of the Southeast’s tallest cascading waterfall in Amicalola Falls State Park. Become a resident of the great outdoors today and indulge in the rich culture of Dahlonega Georgia!  

GENERAL INFORMATION

Population: 5,244

Average Age: 23 years

Average Income: $31,528

Average Home Price: $119,900

Average Temperature Winter: 30°F

Average Temperature Summer: 70°F

 POPULAR BANKS 

  • Regions Bank - 19 Choice Ave, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (800) 734-4667
  • United Community Bank - 104 Memorial Dr, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-8223
  • Wells Fargo Bank - 312 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-6157

DAHLONEGA BEST RATED SCHOOLS 

  • Elementary: Long Branch Elementary School 4518 Highway 52 E, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-5361
  • Middle School: Lumpkin County Middle School - 152 School Dr, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-6180
  • High School: Lumpkin County High School 2001 Indian Dr, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-6186
  • Private Schools: Castle Creek Christian Academy 34 Leon Ricketts Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-9393 Chestatee Christian Academy - P.O. Box 2001, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (770) 503-9911
  • College: North Georgia College and State University - 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597 (706) 864-1400 northgeorgia.edu

DAHLONEGA TOP HOSPITALS 

  • Chestatee Regional Hospital - 227 Mountain Dr, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-6136 chestateeregionalhospital.com
  • Northeast Georgia Medical Center - 743 Spring St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501 (770) 535-3553 nghs.com
  • Union General Hospital - 35 Hospital Circle, Blairsville, GA 30512 (706) 745-2111 uniongeneralhospital.com

TOP EMPLOYERS

  • Wells Fargo
  • Timkin
  • Fantastic Sams
  • Forest Hills Mountain Resort
  • North Georgia College and State University
  • GeoImage
  • Randstad
  • Universal Protection Service

TOP INDUSTRIES

  • Accommodation and Services
  • Retail Trade
  • Construction
  • Educational Services
  • Administrative and Support Waste Management Services

UTILITY COMPANIES

Power Company:

     Georgia Power Company- 20 Memorial Drive · Dahlonega, GA 30533-0800 (888) 660-5890 georgiapower.com

Water Company:

     City Hall Water Department465 Riley Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533, (706) 864-6133 secureutilities.com

Cable TV:

   Windstream Communications - 340 Walmart Way Ste C, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-3333 windstream.com

Natural Gas:

    Ferrellgas1879 Georgia 52, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-6151 ferrellgas.com

Trash Collection:

    City Hall Trash Collection- 465 Riley Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533, (706) 864-6133 dahlonega-ga.gov

TRAVEL RELATED INFORMATION

AIRPORTS 

  • Lumpkin County Wimpys Airport (9A0) - 1682 Camp Washega Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-6894
  • Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport (GVL)1137 Aviation Way, Gainesville, GA 30501 (770) 532-4136
  • Habersham County Airport (AJR)- 441 W Airport Rd, Cornelia, GA 30531 (706) 778-9978

BEST HOTELS/INNS 

  • Mountain Laurel Creek Inn and Spa - 202 Talmer Grizzle Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-8134 mountainlaurelcreek.com
  • Long Mountain Lodge 144 Bull Creek Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-2337 longmountainlodge.net
  • Cedar House Inn & Yurts - 6463 Highway 19 N, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-9446 georgiamountaininn.com
  • Mountain Top Lodge at Dahlonega - 447 Mountain Top Lodge Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-5257 mountaintoplodge.net
  • The Smith House84 South Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-7000 smithhouse.com

BEST RESTAURANTS 

  • Back Porch Oyster Bar19 N Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-8623
  • The Smith House84 S Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-7000
  • Montaluce Winery and Le Vigne Ristorante501 Hightower Church Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-4060
  • Shenanigan’s - 87 N Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 482-0114
  • Corkscrew Cafe 51 W Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-8551

TOP RETAILERS 

  • Walmart Supercenter270 Walmart Way, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-6912
  • Sears Hometown Store - 406 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-9000
  • Rite Aid566 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-7641
  • The Home Depot92 Long Branch Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 867-3400 
  • Dollar Tree40 Walmart Way, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-5098   

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