LIVING & WORKING IN LUMPKIN COUNTY
From the welcoming quaintness of Dahlonega to the magical Blue Ridge Mountains, Lumpkin County has something for everyone to enjoy. The multitude of festivals and events supports a diverse community.
Living And Working Here
Lumpkin County is rich in history and supports a broad range of interests from arts and craafts, to hiking, to food and wine, to golf and the outdoors.
Lumpkin County is growing rapidly and it is not just permanent residents that call Lumpkin County home. Over 7000 students at the University of North Georgia enjoy living and working here during their collegiate stay. The students contribute tremendously to the vibrancy of Lumpkin County with academic and cultural events, nationally-ranked athletics, and significant volunteer work in the community.
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Life In A Golden Town
The Chattahoochee National Forest makes up one-third of Lumpkin County, giving residents the ability to enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and ATV driving. The Appalachian Trail begins just east of Dahlonega at Springer Mountain.
Multiple organizations in Lumpkin County offer a range of services and opportunities to volunteer. Habitat for Humanity works closely with Lumpkin County High School students to provide homes to deserving families across the county. UNG students participate in a range of philanthropic activities throughout the year.
Festivals are a common occurrence throughout the year and draw lovers of arts and crafts, music, and the outdoors. The annual Gold Rush Days Festival commemorating the first US gold rush brings in over 200,000 visitors every third weekend of October.