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Union County At-A-Glance
                                                                                        Year-Round



          POPULATION                                                                          Events
                                                             AVERAGE
          Union County                      24,632         HOUSEHOLD
          Blairsville         14,402                          INCOME

                                                                $
          Suches   755
                                                             66,554
                                                            $ $ 66,554
             AGE BRACKETS




                                        0-19
                                                                    TOTAL               JANUARY                      SEPTEMBER
                                        20-44                     HOUSING                •  Nottely Nation Polar Plunge   •  Buy Local Extravaganza

                                        45-64                       UNITS               FEBRUARY                      •  Blairsville Extreme Adventure Race (BEAR)
                                                                                                                      •  Mountain Heritage Festival
                                                                                         •  Share the Love for Habitat
                                        65+                       14,645                 •  Thru-Hiker Season Kick-Off Party   •  Mountain Music Day Festival
                                                                                        MARCH                         •  Blairsville Bluegrass Festival
                                                                                         •  St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt  OCTOBER
                                                                                         •  Wedding Expo              •  Indian Summer Festival/Run Above the Clouds
                                                                                        APRIL                         •  Sorghum Festival & Parade
                                                                                         •  7M Spring Festival
                                                                                                                      •  Fall Festival at Vogel State Park
                                                  UNION COUNTY
            Median Age                            YEARLY CLIMATE                         •  Downtown Spring Outdoor Market  NOVEMBER
                54.3                                                                     •  Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival   •  Downtown Holiday Open House
                                                                                        MAY
                                                                                                                      •  Mistletoe Market
                                                                                         •  Ramp Festival
                                                                                                                     DECEMBER
                                                 208       Sunny Days                    •  Memorial Day Parade       •  Kris Kringle Mountain Market
                                                                                         •  Spring Arts, Crafts & Music Festival
                                                                                                                      •  Jingle Bell Buys
                                                                Snowfall
       EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT                       58”       Rainfall                   •  Shoot for the Stars Golf Tournament   •  Christmas Parade & Holiday on the Square
                                                                                                                      •  Tour of Trees
                                                                                        JUNE
         Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 22.5             28”                                •  Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games   •  Holly Jolly Christmas
                                                                                         •  Blairsville Pro Rodeo
                                                                                                                      •  Tree Lighting at Vogel State Park
                                                                                        JULY
                                                                                                                     ONGOING EVENTS
         High School Degree or Higher    89.0          Average High 85    O              •  Lake Nottely Boat Parade   •  Cruise In to the Farmers Market (May-October)
                                                                                         •  Independence Day Fireworks & Festivities
                                                                                                                      •  Cruise In on the Square (May-October)
                                                       Average Low 25    O               •  Butternut Creek Festival   •  Friday Night Concert Series at the Historic Courthouse
                                                                                         •  Mountain Music & Moonshine Festival     (May-October)
                                                                                        AUGUST                        •  Union County Farmers Market (June-October)
                                                                                         •  Georgia Mountain Fair     •  Shop Late Thursdays (1st Thursday of the month)
            Sources: U.S. Census Bureau 2020 & U.S. Census Bureau 2019 Estimates and  BestPlaces.net
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