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                                                                                 Union County
                                                     Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2021 Est.
                                                   Union County     24,183       Events + Festivals
        adventurous, sip some of our world-        Blairsville  14,402
        renowned moonshine. Rent a bike or         Suches  755
        kayak and create your own family and                                     January                         October                               E VENTS  +   FESTIVALS
                                                                                 • Nottely Nation Polar Plunge
                                                                                                                 •  Indian Summer Festival/Run Above
        friends adventure on wheels or in water.        AGE BRACKETS             •  Chamber Annual Awards Gala    the Clouds
        Talk with the locals who are the soul                                    February                        •  Blairsville Sorghum Festival
        of our community and you will soon                       0-19 – 17.9%    • An Evening with the Stars     •  Fall Festival at Vogel State Park
        be making plans to call Union County                     20-44 – 20.2%   •  Share the Love – Habitat     •  Blairsville Boo Bash
        home. Blairsville-Union County is a                      45-64 – 29.0%    for Humanity                   November
        great place to raise a family, start or                  65+ – 33.2%     March                           •  Downtown Holiday Open House
        expand a business, get started in life, or                               •  Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker    December
        retire. We enjoy the luxuries of big-city                                 Season Kickoff Party           •  Kris Kringle Mountain Market
        amenities but in a small-town setting so   Median Age  Male  Female                                      •  Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting
        picturesque you may wonder if you’re       55.7    49.2%  50.8%          April                           •  Tour of Trees
                                                                                 • Downtown Story Book Walk
        living in a movie. And if you miss the                                   •  Georgia Mountain             •  Holly Jolly Christmas & Breakfast
        big city life, you are only a short drive to   EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT     Storytelling Festival           with Santa
        big-city outlets and amenities.                                                                          •  Christmas Tree Lighting
                                                 Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 24.9%  May                           & Caroling on the Square
        Whether you’re looking for the solitude                                  • Ramp Festival                 •  Tree Lighting at Vogel State Park
        of Georgia’s highest peak on Brasstown   High School Degree or Higher  87.7%  • Memorial Day Parade
        Bald, some of the best trout streams                                     • Spring Arts, Crafts & Music Festival  Ongoing Events
                                                                                                                 •  Cruise-In to the Farmers Market
        around, or the fellowship of our many                                    • Shoot for the Stars Golf Tournament
                                                   AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME                                       (April-October)
        community events and festivals,                                          June                            •  Cruise-In to the Square
        Blairsville-Union County has it all. We            $                     •  Blairsville Scottish Festival &   (April-October)
        hope you will join us and breathe in             $ 79,565                 Highland Games                 •  Friday Night Concerts
        the fresh, crisp mountain mornings.                                      • Blairsville Pro Rodeo          at the Courthouse
        Welcome to Blairsville, Georgia.                                         July                             (May-October)
                                                                                                                 •  Union County Farmers Market
                                                                                 • Lake Nottely Boat Parade
                                                             TOTAL               •  Red, White & Blairsville –    (June-October)
                                                           HOUSING                4th of July Fireworks          •  First Fridays Downtown
                                                             UNITS               • Butternut Creek Art Festival
                                                           14,581                •  Mountain Music &
                                                                                  Moonshine Festival
                                                  UNION COUNTY YEARLY CLIMATE
                                                                                 •  Georgia Mountain Fair
                                                      211   Sunny Days           September
                                                      58”   Rainfall             •  Blairsville Extreme Adventure Race
                                                        4”  Snowfall              (BEAR)
        –  Steve Rowe                           Average       Average            • Buy Local Extravaganza
          President – Blairsville-Union County    Summer 85 O  Winter 25 O       •  Mountain Heritage Festival
          Chamber of Commerce                     High          Low              •  Mountain Music Day Festival

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