Lumpkin County is located in Northern Georgia, just one hour away from the bustling metropolis of Atlanta. The county is a quiet area in proximity to the mountains but has the availability of city amenities just a short drive away. Lumpkin County was created on December 3, 1832, and was named for the former governor of Georgia, Wilson Lumpkin. The current population of Lumpkin County is 31,176, including a veteran population of 2,423.
Part of the Chattahoochee National Forest is located in Lumpkin County. The National Forest is home to some of the most diverse plant and animal species in Georgia. Nature lovers can visit the forest for quiet hikes, bird watching, or weekend camping trips. The National Forest is one of the most beautiful sites to visit in the fall. The leaves changing make for striking views of Lumpkin County.
There are several higher education facilities located in Lumpkin County. The University of North Georgia, North Georgia College, North Georgia Agricultural College, and the Senior Military College of Georgia can all be found in Lumpkin County. Lumpkin County is the perfect place to continue your education! Most of the colleges and universities offer benefits for veterans and active duty military.
There are many resources for parents in Lumpkin County. One of the great resources is the Glisson Camp and Retreat Center. The camp offers classes and activities for children of all ages. Glisson teaches children and young adults the skills need to be a good leader and to survive in the woods. Lumpkin County has many day camps and afterschool programs to improve the lives of you and your children.
Lumpkin County holds many annual festivals and events great for people of all ages. The Dahlonega First Friday Night Concert Series showcases musical acts from all over the country. The Concert Series takes place from May through October and is free to the community. Other great festivals include the Gold Rush Days Festival, the Dahlonega Literary Festival, the Wine Trail, and many more.
The downtown areas of the cities in Lumpkin County offer a ton of shopping and dining options. For Southern cooking, Chinese food, Mexican food, and much more visit the downtown areas of Lumpkin County.
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Lumpkin County Property Search
VA- approved properties can be found in Auraria and Dahlonega. Call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 for help finding an approved property.
Lumpkin County Condo Search
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The closest VFW post is located in Gainesville, Ga.
Post 8452 James E. Willis Post
1955 Delta Dr
Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (678) 943-2807
Meeting Location & Time
1955 Delta Dr
Gainesville, GA 30501-6160
7:00 PM 1st Monday
Quartermaster: Thomas Reesman
Commander: Charles Brown
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Lumpkin County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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