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Beaver Forest
Listing ID: 23
Sale Price : $ 18,200.00

Paved road frontage and a gentle downslope that is perf ...
 

 

 

Coosawattee River Resort Lots in Ellijay, GA
Resort Style Living in the North Georgia Mountains

 

ABOUT THE AREA

Welcome to Historic Downtown Ellijay and Gilmer County, GA.

  • Apple Capital of Georgia and growth area for wineries
  • Favorite tourist spot because of its mild climate, beautiful spring blossoms, autumn color and APPLES!
  • Just 80 miles north of Atlanta and 65 miles south of Chattanooga
  • Antiquing, Shopping & Great Restaurants

Nearby Attractions

  • Carters Lake - deepest man-made lake East of the Mississippi River
  • Amicalola Falls State Park- the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi
  • Fort Mountain State Park - 855 foot mystery wall
  • Chattahoochee National Forest in the Appalachian Mountain Range with over 750,000 acres

Interesting history

  • Trail of Tears - Indian Removal Act forcibly removed 1,300 Creek and Cherokees. One fourth of them died along the way
  • There was a gold rush in 1842 and you can still find gold nuggets in the streams
  • Cartecay Methodist Church is the oldest standing church in North Georgia
  • Early industries included: 22 grist mills, 4 distilleries, a jug factory, a rifle factory and 4 hotels
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Schools

The public school system is under the leadership of an elected Board of Education and an appointed Superintendent of Schools. The system includes one primary school (K-2), three elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Gilmer High School offers a full academic program as well as an extensive vocational education program. Competitive sports include basketball, football, wrestling, tennis, baseball, and track. In addition, students participate in District Literary Meets; and many students are involved in band, chorus, and drama. Student organizations offer additional opportunities to grow and learn. Gilmer County is a member of the North Georgia Regional Educational Services Agency (RESA), which provides administrative, and curriculum services, as well as cooperative purchasing, to schools in Gilmer, Cherokee, Pickens, Fannin, and Murray Counties, and to the Dalton City System.

Gilmer County Schools, Private Schools & Daycare

Superintendent of Schools
Clear Creek Middle School
Crossroads Alternative School
Ellijay Elementary
Ellijay Primary
Gilmer Middle
Gilmer County Pre-K
Gilmer High School
Gilmer County Day Care
706-276-5000
706-276-5150
706-276-5007
706-276-5020
706-276-5010
706-276-5030
706-636-2064
706-276-5080
706-635-5693
Gilmer County Head Start
Grace Christian School
Mountainview Elementary
North Georgia Christian Academy
Oakland Elementary School
Josephine Edwards Christian School
Appalachian Technical College
706-635-4045
706-635-2441
706-276-5100
706-635-6422
706-276-5040
706-635-2644
706-253-4500

 

Health Care

Jasper Hospital Info

Local Links

Ellijay, Dahlonega, & North-Central Georgia Road Biking

Carters Lake
3500 acre Corps of Engineers reservoir

Georgia Apple Festival
October 10-11 & 17-18, 2009

The Times Courier
Your Hometown Newspaper Devoted to the Progress of Gilmer County

Georgia Magazine
Your Guide to the Resources of North Georgia

Ellijay Telephone Company
ETC offers local phone service, long distance, paging, Internet access and cable television, etc.

 


 

 
     
 
Flint Timber, L.P.
C/o Woodland Realty
508 GA HWY 382
Ellijay, GA 30540
707-273-8339