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Blairsville, Georgia

Blairsville, Georgia

Blairsville, the county seat of Union County, is the only incorporated community in the county. The city was incorporated December 26, 1835. Blairsville was named for Francis Preston Blair, Sr. from Kentucky, editor of the Washington Globe.

The Union County courthouse in Blairsville was constructed in 1899 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Brasstown Bald Visitor Center is located on the highest mountain in Georgia at 4,784 feet. This center offers films, exhibits and an observation deck with a panoramic view of four states.

There are also other notable conference centers in the Blairsville area including High Shoals Scenic Area, Mountain Crossings at Walyasi-yi, Russell Brasstown Scenic Highway and Sosebee Cove Scenic Area. Vogel State Park, one of Georgia’s oldest and most popular state parks, is located in the mountain city of Blairsville and offers camping, swimming, hiking and fishing.

Annually, the North Georgia Mountain town of Blairsville hosts the Lake Trahlyta Arts and Crafts fair in early August and also the Sorghum Festival in mid-October. Both are wonderful mountain festivals and worth your visit!

Attractions and Entertainment
Brasstown Bald Park – Brasstown Bald Park is Georgia’s highest mountain located near Blairsville.
Brasstown Valley Resort – Whether relaxing with family and friends, or conferring with conference associates, this enchanted valley and the beautiful mountain lodge and cottage accommodations offer an unforgettable setting.
Mountain Area Performing Arts Association – The Mountain Area Performing Arts Association exists to communicate the various and wonderful artistic endeavors available to residents and tourists in our area.
Southern Tree Plantation – Pumpkins, Christmas trees, maze, pony rides.
Vogel State Park – As one of Georgia’s oldest state parks, Vogel State Park is most popular in the fall when the Blue Ridge Mountain’s colors are exposed. Cottages, campsites and backpacking sites provide a variety of overnight accommodations.

Lodging – Blairsville, Georgia – Hotels & Motels
Hotels, Motels in Blairsville, Georgia – Review hotel photos, maps and amenities. Make hotel reservations. Multiple hotels and motels are listed in the Blairsville, GA area.

Community and News
Union County Chamber of Commerce – Official Chamber of Commerce site for the Blairsville area and Union County.
Mountain Area Performing Arts Association – The Mountain Area Performing Arts Association exists to communicate the various and wonderful artistic endeavors available to residents and tourists in our area.
North Georgia News – North Georgia News is the local, hometown newspaper for Blairsville and surrounding Union County, Georgia.
Brasstown Bald Web Cam – A camera located on Georgia’s highest mountain, Brasstown Bald, gives you a live streaming video picture of the current weather conditions.

Government and Services
Union County Development Authority – Government Development Authority for Union County.
Union County School System – Area Schools in Blairsville and Union County are within the Union County School System.
Woody Gap School – Woody Gap School is Georgia’s smallest public school in the historic Appalachian Mountains. Although the school is small, it still offers a wide range of services for students, as well as for the community.

Health Services
Union General Hospital – Union General Hospital opened as a small outpatient clinic in 1959, but since has evolved into one of the most modern and progressive hospitals in the state. The Mission of Union General Hospital is to provide high quality, cost effective health care, and promote wellness throughout our community.

Industry and Professional
Bank of Blairsville – The Bank of Blairsville is a Northeast Georgia bank located in Blairsville, GA.
Blairsville Internet Marketing – Advertise your website in the Blairsville area and to  other cities in North Georgia. NortheastGa.com is the most economical North Georgia advertising for your web site. Got a website? Get more traffic today!
United Community Bank – United Community Bank offers personal and business banking services for Northeast Georgia.

Real Estate Agents and Real Estate Companies
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Restaurants and Dining.
Brasstown Valley Dining – Brasstown Valley Resort’s dining room is known far and wide for its picturesque mountain views, which compliment its outstanding meals and service. It’s equally famous for its weekend dinner buffets and Sunday brunches offered at affordable prices in this comfortable restaurant.

Retail and Shopping
Blairsville Docks Unlimited – Boat docks and boat ramps for the lake.
Jerry’s Mountain Furniture – The Aspen, Colorado look can now be found at this North Georgia Mountain store which features on-site, hand-crafted furniture.