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Welcome to Dawsonville, Dawson County, Georgia 30534.

Local Governments

City of Dawsonville (Mayor and Council)
City Hall
415 Highway 53 East, Suite 100
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-3256
www.dawsonville-ga.gov
Dawson County Government (Board of Commissioners)
Dawson County Courthouse
25 Justice Way
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3500
www.dawsoncounty.org

Automobile Tags

A Georgia license tag must be purchased by out-of-state newcomers within a thirty (30) day period of moving into Dawson County.

Dawson County Tax Commissioner
25 Justice Way, Suite 1222
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3520
www.dawsoncountytax.com

Chamber of Commerce

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Dawson County Chamber of Commerce
44 Commerce Drive
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-6278
www.dawson.org

Community Services

Dawson County Senior Center
201 Recreation Rd
Dawsonville, Ga 30534
(706) 344-3700
Dawson Transit
(706) 344-3603
www.dawsoncounty.org

Driver's License

Driver Licenses are issued by the Georgia State Patrol Office, located off of GA 400 exit 16 in Forsyth County.

DDS Cumming Customer Service Center #37
400 Aquatic Circle
Cumming, GA 30040
(678) 413-8400
www.dds.ga.gov/secureid/

Healthcare

Dawson County Health Department
54 Highway 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-2611
www.dawsoncounty.org

Chestatee Regional Hospital
227 Mountain Drive
Dahlonega, GA 30533
(706) 864-6136
www.chestateeregionalhospital.com

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (Hospital)
743 Spring Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 535-3553
www.nghs.com

Northeast Georgia Medical Plaza 400 (Urgent Care)
108 Prominence Court
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-6940
www.nghs.com

Northside Hospital-Forsyth (Hospital)
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 844-3200
www.northside.com

Northside/Dawson Medical Campus (Urgent Care)
81 Northside Dawson Drive
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 216-6000
www.northside.com

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Forsyth
410 Peachtree Parkway at The Collection at Forsyth
Cumming, GA 30041
(404) 785-3100
 

A list of local healthcare providers can be found on the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce site.

Library

Dawson County Library
342 Allen Street
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3690
342 Allen Street
www.chestateelibrary.org

Media

Dawson Community News
P.O. Box 1600
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-3384
www.dawsonnews.com
Smoke Signals
11293 Big Canoe
Big Canoe, GA 30143
(770) 893-1594
www.bigcanoenews.com

Post Office

United States Postal Service
452 Hwy 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-2677
www.usps.com/locator

Public Works (Roads)

City of Dawsonville Public Works
415 Hwy 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-3256
www.dawsonville-ga.gov
Dawson County Public Works
25 Justice Way, Suite 2232
(706) 344-2500 x42232
www.dawsoncounty.org

Schools

Children entering the Georgia Public Schools for the first time must present proof of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, polio, whooping cough, diphtheria, and tetanus. Kindergartners and first graders must also have birth certificates and show proof of ear, eye and dental examinations. Other students should present their past report cards or transcripts.

Dawson County Board of Education
28 Main Street
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-3246
www.dawsoncountyschools.org

Dawson Learning Center
(706) 216-2033

Dawson Head Start
(706) 265-2980

Dawson Adult Literacy Center
(706) 265-1690

Colleges & Technical Schools

Brenau University
www.brenau.edu

Gainesville College Evening Program
www.gc.peachnet.edu

Georgia State University
www.gsu.edu

Lanier Technical College
www.laniertech.edu

University of North Georgia
http://ung.edu/

Piedmont College
www.piedmont.edu

JER Group, Inc. (online courses)
www.jergroup.com

White Oak Learning Center Pre-k
(706) 216-5437

Sheriff Department

Dawson County Sheriff’s Office
19 Tucker Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3535
dawsoncountysheriff.org

Utilities

Cable TV

Windstream
611 OR (800) 777-7445
windstream.com

Electricity

Amicalola EMC (serves most of the county west of Hwy 400, and part of the city limit)
(800) 992-6471
Website: amicalolaemc.com

Georgia Power Company (serves most of the city limit)
(706) 864-3614
georgiapower.com

Sawnee EMC (serves Hwy 400 - Forsyth to Lumpkin County and the area east)
(770) 887-2363 or (800) 635-9131
sawnee.com

Garbage Service

City of Dawsonville
(706) 265-3256

Landfill (Burt Creek)
(706) 344-3645

Internet Service Provider

Windstream
Residential (866) 445-3402
Business (800) 843-9214
windstream.com

North Georgia Network (Fiber Optics)
(706) 754-5323
northgeorgianetwork.com

HughesNet
internet.hughesnet.com/satellite-internet/Georgia/

Natural Gas

Atlanta Gas Light Company is responsible for the gas distribution lines that run to your home (800) 427-5463. In order to establish service, you'll need to select a supplier from the list of natural gas marketers authorized by the Georgia Public Service Commission.

atlantagaslight.com

Propane Gas

Amicalola Propane
(706) 344-1427

Ferrellgas
(706) 864-6151

Mark Heard Fuel Company
(706) 265-2994

Mills Fuel Service
(706) 265-3394

Telephone

TDS Telecommunications Corporation
TDS services the area west of the Amicalola River.
(770) 735-2000

Windstream
(800) 347-1991 OR (866) 961-WIND
windstream.com

Water/Sewer and Septic

Etowah Water & Sewer Authority
(706) 216-8474
etowahwater.org

City of Dawsonville Water & Sewer Department
(706) 265-3256
Water and Sewer

Septic Tank

Dawson County Environmental Health Department
(706) 265-2930

Voter Registration

Dawson County Board of Elections and Registration
96 Academy Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3640
dawsoncounty.org