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Lumpkin County Newcomer Information

Utilities | Emergency | Hospitals | Registration
Libraries | Government | Communication | Chamber of Commerce



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Utilities


Electricity

Georgia Power Co

20 Memorial Dr
Dahlonega, GA
Phone: (706) 864-3614

Sawnee EMC

Sawnee EMC serves Highway 400 from Forsyth to Lumpkin County and the area east of this zone. Telephone our offices at either 770.887.2363 or 800.635.9131

Amicalola EMC

Amicalola EMC serves most of the county west of Highway 400, with the exception of the City of Dawsonville. Telephone our office at 800.992.6471.

Gas Companies

Atlanta Gas Light Company

In Dawson County, Atlanta Gas Light Company operates under the trade name of Georgia Natural Gas Company. You can reach the customer service department 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 800.GAS.LINE or 800.427.5463.

Propane Gas Companies

Folger Gas

706-864-6151

Mark Heard Fuel Company

706-265-2994

Mills Fuel Service

706-265-3394

Water & Sewer

Etowah Water & Sewer

706-216-6168

Dawsonville City Hall

706-265-3256

Solid Waste

Lumpkin County Landfill

Barlow Rd
Dahlonega, GA
Phone: (706) 864-6338

Telephone

Nelson-Ball Ground Telephone Company

Nelson-Ball Ground Telephone Company services the area west of the Amicalola River. Information and service applications maybe obtained by telephoning (770) 735-2000.

Alltel

Key technology includes: POP in Cleveland, GA; S57' CENTREX; video transmission; Caller I.D.; cellular switched digital (56 Kbps); fiber optics; T-1 (1.544 Mbps); T-3 (45 Mbps); voice mail; cable TV; long distance; and Internet access. Dial 811 for more information.

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Emergency


Ambulance, Police, & Fire

911

Poison Control

Phone: (800) 282-5846

Georgia State Patrol

Phone: (770) 532-6940

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Hospitals & Medical Centers


Chestatee Regional Hospital

227 Mountain Dr., Dahionega
Phone: (706) 864-6136

Lumpkin County Health Department

56 Short Street,
Suite A
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
Phone: (706) 867-2727

Neighborhood Healthcare

95 Morrison Moore Parkway W.
Dahlonega, GA
Phone: (706) 864-3323

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Registration


Driver's License

A Georgia driver's license should be secured within 30 days of establishing residency in the state. A written exam and vision test are required for persons having a valid out-of-state license. A $15 fee is charged and must be paid in cash or money order.

Automobile Registration

Newcomers moving from a county within Georgia need to file an address correction. Out-of-state newcomers have 30 days after establishing residency to purchase a new tag.

Lumpkin County Tax Commissioner

Jean G. Grizzle
99 Courthouse Hill, Suite E
Dahlonega, GA 30533
706-864-2666
website

Pet Registration

Dogs, cats, and other domestic animals must be inoculated for rabies annually and wear proof of vaccination at all times.

School Registration

Children entering Georgia Public Schools for the first time must present proof of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, polio, whooping cough, diptheria, and tetanus, as well as proof of eye, ear, and dental exams. Students who were previously enrolled should present their last report card and/or transcript.

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Libraries


Lumpkin County Library

342 Courthouse Square
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
Phone: (706) 864-3668
Fax: (706) 864-3937
Email: lumpkin@qcpl.net
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Government


Dahlonega-Lumpkin Chamber of Commerce

13 Park Street South
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone: (706) 864-3513
Fax: (706) 864-7910

Dahlonega Police Dept

194 Courthouse Hl
Dahlonega, GA
Phone: (706) 864-3633

Lumpkin County Sheriff Dept

194 Courthouse Hl
Dahlonega, GA
Phone: (706) 864-0414
email

Dahlonega Fire Dept

99 Courthouse Hill
Dahlonega, GA
Phone: (706) 864-3030
website

Lumpkin County Fire Dept

557 Pine Tree Way
Dahlonega, GA
Phone: (706) 864-3030

Lumpkin County Fire Station

#2 Highway 52 E
Dahlonega, GA
Phone: (706) 864-9372

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Communication


Newspapers

Dahlonega Nugget

1074 Morrison Moore Parkway
P.O. Box 36
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone: (706) 864-3613
Fax: (706) 864-4360
website

Local Radio Stations

WDGR-AM 1210

Dahlonega, GA

WKHC-FM 104.3

Dahlonega, GA
Website

WNGU FM 89.5

Dahlonega, GA
Website

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Source: Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce


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