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Dahlonega, Georgia’s gateway to the Appalachian Mountains

was the site of the very first major gold rush in the US in 1828, 20 years before California. The Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site built in 1836, stands in the middle of the town square along with with gift shops, restaurants, art galleries and artists’ studios making it a center for the performing and visual arts.

The small communities dotting this scenic area are far enough from the big city to avoid traffic, noise, and congestion, but close enough to enjoy convenience, quality health care, and access to travel.

Dahlonega residents enjoy recreational activities year round including parts of the Appalachian Trail on Springer Mountain. The area is abound with scenic mountain views, rushing rapids of rivers, streams, and waterfalls. The  preserved forested lands are a bounty of plant and animal life.

    Dahlonega has been recognized as “the heart of Georgia Wine Country, featuring five vineyards and wineries in the rich, fertile hillsides, attracting many tourists.  The city’s local festivals draw many tourists. “Bear on the Square”, an annual three-day festival featuring bluegrass and old-time music.  “Gold Rush Days” in October attracts over 200,000 people.

    As of the census of 2000, there were 3,638 people, 1,060 households, and 568 families residing in the city.  In 2101 these were 5,242 residents. There were 1,181 housing units at an average density of 184.4 per square mile.

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