Special Notice

The Regular Council meeting that was to be held on Tuesday, 5/2/17 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, 5/9/17 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall

Historic Courthouse

Our prized historic landmark

At the heart of Downtown Blairsville is the Historic Union County Courthouse, constructed in 1899 and our city hall are in the National Register of Historic Places. Read More

Community Corner

forms and latest information

Find administrative forms, Schedule of Mayor and City Council Meetings, Tax Digest ... Read More

Conservation

Proud to be an A.T. Community

A program recognizing communities that promote and protect the Appalachian Trail and Blairsville is proud be one of those communities. Read More

Visit Blairsville Visit Blairsville

Visit Blairsville

The Downtown Development Authority of Blairsville welcomes you to our town. Downtown Blairsville has a growing business district. With small town charm and big city amenities, business opportunities can be found around every corner. Whether for business or pleasure, we welcome you to Downtown Blairsville!


Interesting Area Facts

Established

Blairsville, the county seat of Union County, was incorporated on December 26,1835 and remains the sole incorporated community in the county.

Population

As of the last census, the population of the city of Blairsville is 652.

Households

As of the last census, the number of households in the city of Blairsville are 301.

Businesses

Within the city of Blairsville there are 40 businesses.

Climate

Blairsville has a subtropical climate. Due to its elevation of 1,883 feet (574 m), typically records far lower temperatures at night than what is encountered in much of the Southeastern U.S.

Gold

Although the neighboring city of Dahlonega was known as the first site of gold in the United States, the Blairsville area was known to have the purest gold in the mountains.