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Blue Ridge is a city in Fannin County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the mountains.

The latitude of Blue Ridge is 34.863N. The longitude is -84.324W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,762 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,191.


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Median household income
Local
$28,214
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Blue Ridge demographic reports
Filming location for:
· 1996 movie, "Independence Day"
Local festivals include:
  • North Georgia Wildlife Festival - Sept. 15-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Blue Ridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Blue Ridge attractions: Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Municipal address:
3101 E. First St.
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Blue Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blue Ridge ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blue Ridge was $16,149, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

7% of Blue Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Blue Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $656.


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Libraries in Blue Ridge include Fannin County Public Library ... View libraries

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Fannin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blue Ridge political report.

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The average commute time for Blue Ridge workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Blue Ridge include Ramada Limited.

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