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Mountain City is a town in Rabun County. (The community straddles Fulton and Cherokee counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Mountain City is 34.918N. The longitude is -83.385W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,156 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 806.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mountain City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rabun County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30562 ZIP code.
15% of Mountain City residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mountain City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mountain City was $15,235, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Mountain City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mountain City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $679.
Rabun County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mountain City political report.
The average commute time for Mountain City workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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