Fannin County, GA


County Seat - Blue Ridge
Nearest MSA - Atlanta, 90 Miles

2015 Est.- 24,303

Available Labor Force

Labor Force 10,285
Unemployment 549
Unemployment Rate 5.3%

Tax Structure

Property Tax $17.74 per $1000
Sales Tax (Local) 3.0%
Sales Tax (State) 4.0%
Income Tax:  
Personal 6.0%
Corporate 6.0%
Use Tax Rate 4.0%
Unemployment Tax NA


Railroads 2 rail lines
Highways: US-76
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 1
Navigable Waterway: Tennessee River
Nearest Port Facility - Chattanooga, 100 miles
Channel Depth, 9'
Air Service:  
Commercial Service Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, 90 miles
Runway Length, Multiple
General Aviation Blairsville Regional Airport, 20 miles
Runway Length, 5,006'


Number of High Schools 1-Fannin County High School
Number of Colleges Serving Fannin County (2 & 4 year) 4-North Georgia College, Tri-County Community College, Truett McConnell, Young Harris College

Health Care

Hospitals 1-Fannin Regional Hospital (51 beds)
Clinics 4-Kessler Community Clinic, Appalachian Physicians Group, Riverstone Specialty Clinic, Fannin County Public Health
Doctors 15
Dentists 6
Nursing Homes 2-Heritage Healthcare-Blue Ridge, Pruitt Health

Major Employers

Firm Name Product Total Employees Union Affiliation
Fannin County Board of Edu. Education 600 None
County of Fannin Government 500 None
Fannin County School System Schools 420 None
Blue Ridge GA Hospital Hospital 250 None
Blue Ridge Health Care Health Care 110 None


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