RELOCATING TO LUMPKIN COUNTY

Lumpkin County…where life has small-town charm.

Thinking of moving to Dahlonega? The Lumpkin County Development Authority is here to help you find all of the information to get you started.  With its southern hospitality, fascinating history, and a wide variety of activities to keep you involved, Lumpkin County will make you feel right at home.

Getting Your Georgia Drivers License

New Georgia residents must apply for a Georgia driver’s license within 30 days of establishing residency.

All other driver’s licenses must be surrendered in order to receive a Georgia license. 

Applicants need proof of Georgia residency such as a utility bill, bank statement, rental contract,  or employer verification.  A Social Security number is required to obtain a driver’s license. It is not necessary to have your original Social Security card.

TO FIND THE LOCATION NEAREST YOU, OR FOR MORE INFORMATION…

Lumpkin County Tax Commissioner’s Office
County Courthouse Suite E
99 Courthouse Hill
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Monday-Friday,

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.,
(706) 864-2666

MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION

In order to register a vehicle, new residents to Lumpkin County must show proof of residence such as a piece of personal mail or a driver’s license with the Lumpkin County address. 
Applicants must have proof of insurance and a valid Georgia Driver’s license to register a motor vehicle.  New Georgia residents must apply for a Georgia driver’s license within 30 days of establishing residency.

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POWER

Georgia Power Company- 20 Memorial Drive · Dahlonega, GA 30533-0800

(888) 660-5890 georgiapower.com

WATER

City Hall Water Department – 465 Riley Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533,

(706) 864-6133 secureutilities.com

CABLE TV

Windstream Communications – 340 Walmart Way Ste C, Dahlonega, GA 30533

(706) 867-3333 windstream.com

GAS

Ferrell Gas Company – 1879 Georgia 52, Dahlonega, GA 30533

(706) 864-6151 ferrellgas.com

TRASH

City Hall Trash Collection- 465 Riley Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533,

(706) 864-6133 dahlonega-ga.gov

Georgia Power – Residential 1-888-660-5890  Business 1-888-655-5888

Sawnee EMC – 1-770-887-2363

Amicalola EMC – 1-706-253-5200

Jackson EMC – 1-800-462-3691

City of Dahlonega – 706-864-6133

Lumpkin County Water Authority – 706-867-6580 – limited service area in the County

Some residences are served by private water systems.

Windstream 1-877-990-8662

Satellite vendors

Georgia Natural Gas 1-855-936-7438

Ferrell Gas 706-864-6151

Sample of gas providers available to Lumpkin County Residents.  Others are available.

City of Dahlonega combines water billing and trash/recyclable collection for residents.  County residents have many private vendor options for trash pickup.  Recycle bins are located throughout the county.