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Welcome to Dawsonville, Dawson County, Georgia 30534.

Local Governments

City of Dawsonville (Mayor and Council)
City Hall
 
Dawson County Government (Board of Commissioners)
Dawson County Courthouse
 
Automobile Tags
 
A Georgia license tag must be purchased by out-of-state newcomers within a thirty (30) day period of moving into Dawson County.
 
Dawson County Tax Commissioner
25 Justice Way, Suite 1222
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 344-3520
 
Chamber of Commerce
 
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Dawson County Chamber of Commerce
44 Commerce Drive
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 265-6278
 
Community Services
 
Dawson County Senior Center
201 Recreation Rd
Dawsonville, Ga 30534
Phone: (706) 344-3700
Dawson Transit
Phone: (706) 344-3603
 
Driver's License
 
Driver Licenses are issued by the Georgia State Patrol Office, located off of GA 400 exit 16 in Forsyth County.
 
DDS Cumming Customer Service Center #37
400 Aquatic Circle
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: (678) 413-8400
 
Healthcare
 
Dawson County Health Department
54 Highway 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 265-2611
 
 
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (Hospital)
743 Spring Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (770) 535-3553
Website: www.nghs.com
 
 
Northside Hospital-Forsyth (Hospital)
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming GA 30041
Phone: (770) 844-3200
Website: www.northside.com
 
 
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Forsyth
410 Peachtree Parkway at The Collection at Forsyth
Cumming, GA 30041
 
 
Library
 
 
Media
 
Dawson Community News
P.O. Box 1600
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 265-3384
Website: www.dawsonnews.com
 
Dawson News & Advertiser (Legal Organ)
P.O. Box 225
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 265-2345
Website: www.dawsonadvertiser.com
 
Post Office
 
Phone: (706) 265-2677
 
Public Works (Roads)
 
City of Dawsonville Public Works
415 Hwy 53 East
Dawsonville, Ga 30534
Phone: (706) 265-3256
 
Dawson County Public Works
25 Justice Way, Suite 2232
Phone: (706) 344-2500 x42232
 
Schools
 
Children entering the Georgia Public Schools for the first time must present proof of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, polio, whooping cough, diphtheria, and tetanus. Kindergartners and first graders must also have birth certificates and show proof of ear, eye and dental examinations. Other students should present their past report cards or transcripts.
 
Dawson County Board of Education
28 Main Street
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 265-3246
Fax: (706) 265-1226
Website: www.dawsoncountyschools.org
 
Dawson Learning Center
Phone: (706) 216-2033
 
Dawson Head Start
Phone: (706) 265-2980
 
Dawson Adult Literacy Center
Phone: (706) 265-1690
 
Colleges & Technical Schools
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
White Oak Learning Center Pre-k
(706) 216-5437
 
Sheriff Department
 
Dawson County Sheriff’s Office
19 Tucker Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534
 
Utilities - Cable TV
 
 
Utilities - Electricity
 
Amicalola EMC (serves most of the county west of Hwy 400, and part of the city limit)
 
Georgia Power Company (serves most of the city limit)
Phone: (706) 864-3614
Website: www.georgiapower.com
 
Sawnee EMC (serves Hwy 400 - Forsyth to Lumpkin County and the area east)
Phone: (770) 887-2363 or (800) 635-9131
Website: www.sawnee.com
 
Utilities – Garbage Service

City of Dawsonville Phone: (706) 265-3256
Evans Garbage Services Phone: (706) 216-4232
Grogan Disposal Phone: (706) 887-2135
J&M Garbage Phone: (678) 787-5736
Advanced Disposal Phone: (706) 632-6519
AAA Sanitation Phone: (706) 864-4860
Landfill (Burt Creek) Phone: (706) 344-3645
400 Waste & Scrap (Bulk Waste) Phone: (706) 216-1485
 
Utilities – Internet Service Provider
 

Utilities - Natural Gas
 
Atlanta Gas Light Company is responsible for the gas distribution lines that run to your home (800) 427-5463. In order to establish service, you'll need to select a supplier from the list of natural gas marketers authorized by the Georgia Public Service Commission.
 
Utilities - Propane Gas
 
Amicalola Propane Phone: (706) 344-1427
Ferrellgas Phone: (706) 864-6151
Mark Heard Fuel Company Phone: (706) 265-2994
Mills Fuel Service Phone: (706) 265-3394
 
Utilities - Telephone
 
TDS Telecommunications Corporation
TDS services the area west of the Amicalola River.
Phone: (770) 735-2000
 
Utilities - Water/Sewer and Septic
 
 
Septic Tank
 
Dawson County Environmental Health Department
Phone: (706) 265-2930
 
Voter Registration
 
Dawson County Board of Elections and Registration
96 Academy Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 344-3640