Lumpkin County Development Authority

Development Authority’s New Website

Development Authority’s New Website

Welcome to the LCDA website launch. The Lumpkin County Development Authority (LCDA) is excited to  launch a new and improved website to assist you in starting or relocating your business in our county. Our new web presence provides an account of the benefits of doing...

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Lumpkin County Honors Their Veterans

Lumpkin County Honors Their Veterans

The Lumpkin County Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee invites all Lumpkin County residents and visitors to honor all who served Saturday, Nov. 10 at Veterans Memorial Park on Courthouse Hill. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. there will be a special program honoring those WWI...

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Famous for being the location of the United States’ first major gold rush, Lumpkin County, and its seat, Dahlonega, was established in 1832 in north central Georgia.  Steeped in history, Lumpkin County covers an area of 284 square miles of pristine air, crystal water, and beautiful mountain views – a natural oasis for residents and tourists.

Number of companies

Number of Undergraduates at the University of North Georgia

Number of work force

Named in The South’s 10 Best Small Towns by Southern Living

Top Employers

Talent & Workforce

Targeted Industries

Business Resources


Lumpkin County is located approximately one hour north of Atlanta, Georgia. Nestled at the southern end of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the famous Appalachian Trail. The role of the Lumpkin County Development Authority is to promote and provide for economic development. The Authority will enrich local employment, the county tax base and business opportunity while honoring the history, natural beauty and character of Lumpkin County. the Authority serves non-profit and public purposes and is an institution of purely public charity.



Lumpkin County is full of great locations to start or move your business to.  Whether you are looking for an existing building or want to build-to-suit, LCDA will work with you to make sure your new premises are perfect. See More


We take education very seriously in Lumpkin County.  Whether you are looking for primary education for your children, a top university, or a technical college, you can find them all conveniently located in and around Lumpkin County. Read More


Looking to find out how you go about starting or moving your business to Lumpkin County?  We have a wealth of information at your fingertips here.  Take some time to find out all you need to know by visiting here. Read More


Our “Recent Projects” page will show you all of the businesses that have decided to use LCDA to assist them in creating the perfect environment for their company.  Take a look by clicking here.  We are always here to help.  See More


The future for Lumpkin County is golden!  We are growing by leaps and bounds with a rise in work force, education, and number of companies doing business in our county.  Click here to find all the information you need.


The Development Authority of Lumpkin County, Chamber of Commerce and City of Dahlonega offers support to the entrepreneur by fostering innovation and infusing aspiring entrepreneurs with a sense of the possible. Read More