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Welcome to Dawsonville, Dawson County, Georgia 30534.

Local Governments

City of Dawsonville (Mayor and Council)
City Hall
 
Dawson County Government (Board of Commissioners)
Dawson County Courthouse
 
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
 
Chamber of Commerce
 
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Dawson County Chamber of Commerce
44 Commerce Drive
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-6278
 
Community Services
 
>>Dawson County Senior Center
201 Recreation Rd
Dawsonville, Ga 30534
(706) 344-3700
 
>>Dawson Transit
(706) 344-3603
 
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
 
Healthcare
Dawson County Health Department
54 Highway 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-2611
 
 
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (Hospital)
743 Spring Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 535-3553
       Website: www.nghs.com
 
Northeast Georgia Medical Plaza 400 (Urgent Care)
108 Prominence Court
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-6940
Website: www.nghs.com
 
Northside Hospital-Forsyth (Hospital)
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming GA 30041
(770) 844-3200
Website: www.northside.com
 
Northside/Dawson Medical Campus (Urgent Care)
81 Northside Dawson Drive
 
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Forsyth
410 Peachtree Parkway at The Collection at Forsyth
Cumming, GA 30041
 
 
Library
 
 
Media
 
Dawson Community News
P.O. Box 1600
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-3384
Website: www.dawsonnews.com
 
Post Office
 
United States Postal Service
452 Hwy 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-2677
 
Public Works (Roads)
 
City of Dawsonville Public Works
415 Hwy 53 East
Dawsonville, Ga 30534
(706) 265-3256
 
Dawson County Public Works
25 Justice Way, Suite 2232
(706) 344-2500 x42232
 
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 Learning Center
(706) 216-2033
 
Dawson Head Start
(706) 265-2980
 
Dawson Adult Literacy Center
(706) 265-1690
 
Colleges & Technical Schools
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
White Oak Learning Center Pre-k
(706) 216-5437
 
Sheriff Department
 
Dawson County Sheriff’s Office
19 Tucker Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534
 
Utilities - Cable TV
 
Utilities - Electricity
 
>>Amicalola EMC (serves most of the county west of Hwy 400, and part of the city limit)
 
>>Georgia Power Company (serves most of the city limit)
      (706) 864-3614
Website: www.georgiapower.com
 
>>Sawnee EMC (serves Hwy 400 - Forsyth to Lumpkin County and the area east)
      (770) 887-2363 or (800) 635-9131
Website: www.sawnee.com
 
Utilities – Garbage Service

City of Dawsonville Phone: (706) 265-3256
Landfill (Burt Creek) Phone: (706) 344-3645
 
Utilities – Internet Service Provider
 
>>Windstream
      Residential (866) 445-3402

Utilities - 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. 
 
Utilities - Propane Gas
 
>>Amicalola Propane
      (706) 344-1427
 
>>Ferrellgas
      (706) 864-6151
 
>>Mark Heard Fuel Company
       (706) 265-2994
 
>>Mills Fuel Service
      (706) 265-3394
 
Utilities - Telephone
 
>TDS Telecommunications Corporation
TDS services the area west of the Amicalola River.
(770) 735-2000
 
 
Utilities - Water/Sewer and Septic
 
 
 
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