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Hiawassee, Georgia

Hiawassee, Georgia

Hiawassee, the county seat of Towns County, was incorporated on May 17, 1956. (Earlier the city was incorporated as the town of “Hiwassee”, October 24, 1870.) Hiawassee, a Cherokee word meaning “meadow”, is the only incorporated municipality in the county.

The City of Hiawassee and the Hiawassee River have long been popular tourist areas. In the 1800s through the 1930s, wealthy families from the lowlands would “summer in the mountains” to escape the heat and disease more prevalent in the larger populated areas.

The Fred Hamilton Rhododendron Garden is a Hiawassee attraction that features 2,000 rhododendron and azalea plants and wildflowers.

Attractions and Entertainment
Georgia Mountain Fair – Home of the Rhododendron Festival, Bluegrass Festival, The Georgia Mountain Fair, Fall Festival, Super Star Concerts, Georgia’s Official State Fiddlers Convention and campground on beautiful LakeChatuge.

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

Community and News
Towns County Chamber of Commerce – TownsCounty covers the North Georgia cities of Hiawassee and Young Harris. The Towns County Chamber offers local area information and attractions.

Government and Services
Blue Ridge Mountain EMC – Blue Ridge Mountain EMC is an Electric Membership Corporation in the Northeast Georgia Mountains.
Towns County Schools – Towns County Schools lists the local area schools in Towns County, Georgia.

Health Services
Harris Regional Hospital – Harris Regional Hospital is dedicated to the promotion of health and wellness for the residents of western North Carolina and surrounding communities. Harris Regional Hospital is an 86-bed acute care facility located in Sylva, North Carolina.
Rite Aid Drug Store – Rite Aid is a local drug store located in Hiawassee, Georgia.

Industry and Professional
Hiawassee, GA Internet Marketing – Advertise your website in the Hiawassee, GA 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!

Real Estate Agents and Real Estate Companies
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Restaurants and Dining

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