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GAINESVILLE

                                      H A L L C O U N T Y GEORGIA - USA

AT - A - G L A N C E  Downtown Gainesville                                                                                                                      Labor Force

                      AT- A- GLANCE                                                                                                                          Hall County......................................................90,659
                                                                                                                                                             Greater Hall Area......................................... 762,000
                      Gainesville/Hall County                                                                                                                Unemployment Rate................. 4.6% (Feb. 2016)
                                                                                                                                                             Avg. Weekly Wage............................................ $824
                      Spanning 392 miles, Hall                            HALL COUNTY
                      County is a prime location                         Climate Averages                                                                    (Source: Hall County Area Labor Profile, February 2016)
                      in Northeast Georgia,
                      offering many natural                              Annual Rainfall        52 “                                                            Transportation
                      and urban opportunities.                           Annual Snowfall        2.5 “
                                                                         Annual Sunshine    218 Days                                                         It’s easy to get around in Hall County
                      L ocated in the foothills of the                    Annual Temp.    61 Degrees 0F                                                      thanks to its several surface arteries
                                majestic Blue Ridge Mountains 	          Summer Temp.     76 Degrees 0F                                                      such as:
                                and only 45 minutes outside of                            46 Degrees 0F                                                      	• I-985/GA 365 Lanier Parkway
                                metro Atlanta, Hall County is             Winter Temp.                                                                       	• Four-lane limited access to I-85, I-285
                      a prime location in Northeast Georgia,                                                                                                 	• Easy access to GA 400, I-75, I-20
                      offering the perfect balance of natural               Population
                      and urban opportunities. The county                                                                                                    • Air
                      is bordered to the west by Lake Sidney             Hall County................................................... 201,000              	 Gainesville is a one-hour drive from
                      Lanier, and sits at the southern edge of           Gainesville*......................................................38,000            Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International
                      the Chattahoochee National Forest and              Braselton............................................................. 9,000        Airport via I-985/GA 365 to I-85 South,
                      at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains.           Buford.................................................................14,000       or via GA 400 to I-85 South. Hartsfield-
                      Hall County spans 392 miles and includes           Clermont.................................................................900        Jackson Atlanta International Airport
                      the cities of Gainesville, Flowery Branch,         Flowery Branch................................................. 7,100               provides more than 2,700 domestic and
                      Oakwood, Lula, Clermont, Gillsville,               Gillsville....................................................................250   international flights daily, and puts the
                      Braselton, and Buford, each offering               Lula........................................................................ 3,000  Greater Hall area within a two-hour flight
                      distinct opportunities in unique settings.         Oakwood............................................................ 4,500           of 80 percent of the U.S. population.
                                                                                                                                                             	 The City of Gainesville’s Lee Gilmer
                                                                         *County seat                                                                        Memorial Airport offers two runways –
                                                                                                                                                             5,500 ft. and 4,001 ft. – and is capable
                                                                         (Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 Estimates)                                        of handling corporate jets and private
                                                                                                                                                             aircraft. Fly-in meetings can be held at
                                                                                                                                                             the Lee Gilmer conference room.
                                                                                                                                                             Manager Phone: 770-535-6882.
                                                                                                                                                             gainesville.org

                                                                                                                                                             • Rail
                                                                                                                                                             	 • Norfolk-Southern Railway
                                                                                                                                                             	 • CSX Rail
                                                                                                                                                             	 • Amtrak

                                                                                                                                                             • Ports
                                                                                                                                                             	 The nearest deep-water port is in
                                                                                                                                                             Savannah, GA, 300 miles to the south and
                                                                                                                                                             easily accessed by interstate highway.
                                                                                                                                                             Savannah is the fastest growing and
                                                                                                                                                             largest single container terminal in
                                                                                                                                                             North America. Deep-water ports are also
                                                                                                                                                             available at Brunswick, GA; Charleston, SC;
                                                                                                                                                             and Jacksonville, FL. gaports.com

                                                                                                                                                             • Motor Freight
                                                                                                                                                             	 More than 40 carriers serve the
                                                                                                                                                             Gainesville/Hall County area.

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