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Dawsonville is a city in Dawson County, in the Atlanta metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Sen. William C. Dawson.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Georgia named Dawsonville. For links to other places called Dawsonville, GA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Dawsonville is 34.421N. The longitude is -84.119W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,365 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 632.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$34,327
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dawsonville demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Bill Elliot, NASCAR driver
Local festivals include:
  • Community Picnic - Sept. 11, 2007
  • Mountain Moonshine Festival - Oct. 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dawsonville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawson Wildlife Management Area
Historic sites and museums: Elliott Museum, Thunder Road USA/Georgia Racing Hall of Fame
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Municipal address:
PO Box 6
Dawsonville, GA 30534

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dawsonville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dawson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30534 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Dawsonville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dawsonville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dawsonville was $20,207, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Dawsonville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Dawsonville festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



Fall foliage Georgia fall color report
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dawsonville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $469.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,847.


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Libraries

Libraries in Dawsonville include Dawson County Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Dawsonville include Dawson News & Advertiser

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Politics

Dawson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dawsonville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Dawsonville workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Dawsonville include Best Western Dawson Village Inn, Comfort Inn Dawsonville, Super 8.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
GA communities formerly known as Dawsonville:
  �Calhoun, Gordon County

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