Welcome to Habersham County, a wonderful northeastern Georgia community positioned at the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This strategic location places the communities of Habersham County near two major metropolitan areas (Atlanta and Athens) and affords residents and visitors a great deal of excellent outdoor recreation opportunities. Fishing, hiking, boating, camping, golfing and more are all enjoyed in the local, state and national parks comprising the landscape of Habersham County.
The county is home to just over 43,000 residents (according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 Census) and is recognized as one of the fastest-growing counties in Georgia. The communities in this region are great for people in all stages of life, with homes to meet every lifestyle. The conveniences here are also a major draw for prospective residents. Listed among the county’s best assets are its scenic backdrop – complete with waterfalls, lakes, forests and rivers – and recreational offerings, along with its excellent schools, notable healthcare providers, a mild climate with a year-round temperature of 70 degrees and variety of cultural outlets. From parades and annual festivals to wineries, a community theatre troupe and museums (including the unique Everything Elvis Museum in Cornelia, which is noted as the largest and most unique Elvis exhibit in the world. Additionally, it is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.), there is something for everyone in Habersham County.
Habersham County is also a great place for businesses of all types and sizes. Its convenient location near Atlanta and Athens and along the main Norfolk Southern rail line is just one reason businesses choose to establish operations here. It is an overall business-friendly community, with plenty of incentives and resources to ensure businesses remain successful. Agriculture remains a main industry here, with many crops including apples and, of course, peaches.
Whether you’re interested in visiting or relocating your family or business, you are welcome to come and see for yourself the unique facets that make up beautiful Habersham County, Georgia!