Located just 70 miles north of Atlanta in the picturesque mountains of Northeast Georgia, Lumpkin County has a colorful history. Well known as a popular vacation destination, Lumpkin is quickly becoming the choice for many seeking solitude from busy city life.
Families, retirees, and second-home buyers are investing in Dahlonega and Lumpkin County, not only for its small-town charm, but also for its convenience and close proximity to Atlanta's northern suburbs. As more new residents move in, business and industry leaders are looking to Lumpkin for its excellent commercial potential and quality labor force.
Dahlonega and Lumpkin County offer a lifestyle that is unparalleled. The beauty of the area is apparent in the layered mountain vistas, the peaceful rivers, and the historic downtown square. The climate affords a distinct change of seasons, visible in different degrees from Lumpkin's varied elevations, which range up to nearly 3,500 feet. Comfortable summers and moderate winters allow for year-round outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, kayaking, golf, and more.
Adding to the quality of life in Lumpkin is a nationally acclaimed university, an active community theatre, a full-service hospital, and a new recreational complex. Discover more about what makes Dahlonega and Lumpkin County so special, not only to vacationers, but to natives and new residents as well.
Source: Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce
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