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“...As a local business located in Dawson county, our company has benefitted tremendously with a warm and genuine welcome from local businesses, government and schools. While we have been blessed by the local support, we also count it a blessing to be able to do our part and support the community in this way. We are a proud member of the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce.” George Parson, Cartridge On Wheels

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We are proud to partner with the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce in working to enhance the wellness of our citizens. Being a sponsor of the Chamber affords us the opportunity to support the Dawson County community while furthering our mission of providing high quality, compassionate healthcare. Cindy Blount, Northside/Dawson Medical Campus
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Whether you live within the Dawsonville city limits or in another part of Dawson County, many of the standard amenities you expect to find in larger communities are also available here – with a comfortable dose of small-town Southern charm thrown into the mix. The following list of phone numbers, addresses and websites will connect you to so much that Dawson County has to offer.
• Electricity
Georgia Power Company
Georgia Power Company serves most of the City of Dawsonville.

Sawnee EMC
Sawnee EMC serves Highway 400 from Forsyth County to Lumpkin County and the area east of this zone.
770-887-2363 or 800-635-9131

Amicalola EMC
Amicalola EMC serves most of the county west of Highway 400, with the exception of the City of Dawsonville.

• Garbage Pick-up
City of Dawsonville
415 Highway 53 East, Suite 100
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

Evans Garbage Services
27 Evans Circle
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534


Grogan Disposal
Post Office 2729
Cumming, Georgia 30028

J&M Garbage 617 Jewell Slayton Road
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534


• Telephone
TDS Telecommunications Corporation
TDS services the area west of the Amicalola River.

866-961-WIND (866-961-9463)
• Natural Gas
Atlanta Gas Light

Atlanta Gas Light Company is responsible for the gas distribution lines that run to your home (800-427-5463). To establish service, however, you need to select a supplier from the list of natural gas marketers authorized by the Georgia Public Service Commission(

• Cable TV
Residential Customer Support 866-445-3402
Business Customer Support 800-843-9214

• Water/Sewer
Etowah Water & Sewer Authority

City of Dawsonville

• Postal Service
U.S. Postal Service
452 Georgia 53
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

• Propane Gas
Amicalola Propane

Folger Gas

Mark Heard Fuel Company

Mills Fuel Service

• Internet Service Providers
Residential Customer Support 866-445-3402
Business Customer Support 800-843-9214

North Georgia Network
(Fiber Optics)

• Driver's License
Driver's licenses are issued by the Department of Driver Services/Georgia State Patrol office, located off of Georgia 400 in neighboring Forsyth County. Office hours are Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-12 noon. Georgia has initiated stronger requirements for identification to get a driver’s license. Please visit for details on what pieces of identification will be required when you visit a Customer Service Center to get a driver’s license.

DDS Cumming Customer Service Center #37
400 Aquatic Circle, Cumming
• 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. You can purchase a tag by visiting the Dawson County Government at:
25 Justice Way, Suite 1222
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534


• Voter Registration
Voter registration is handled by the Dawson County Board of Elections.
96 Academy Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Fax: (706) 344-3642
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

• Urgent Care
Northeast Georgia Medical
Center & Health System
743 Spring Street, Gainesville

Northside Hospital-Forsyth
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive, Cumming

Children’s Healthcare
of Atlanta at Forsyth
410 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming
A list of local healthcare providers can be found on the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce website at

• Library
Dawson County Library
342 Allen Street, Dawsonville

• Media
Dawson County News
Post Office Box 1600
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

Online Media

Smoke Signals
11293 Big Canoe
Big Canoe, GA 30143

• Schools
Dawson County Board of Education
517 Allen Street, Dawsonville

Dawson Learning Center

Dawson Head Start

Dawson Adult Education Center

Mountain Education Charter HIgh School
175 TIger Circle

Wildwood Christian Academy

University of North Georgia

White Oak Learning Center Pre-K

Lanier Technical College


• Dawson County Board of Commissioners

Dawson County has a five member board with four district commissioners and a chairman who are all elected at large. Commissioners serve a term of four years and all are elected on staggered terms. The vice chairman of the Board is elected each year by the five member Board of Commissioners.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners holds two voting sessions each month on the first and third Thursday at 6:00 PM.  Commission work sessions are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 4:00 PM. Special Called Meetings are held when necessary. The public is invited to attend these meetings, which are held in the 2nd Floor Assembly Room of the Dawson County Government Center, 25 Justice Way, Dawsonville, Georgia


25 Justice Way, Suite 2313

Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

Chairman – Billy Thurmond
District 1 – Sharon Fausett
District 2 – Chris Gaines
District 3 – Jimmy Hamby
District 4 – Julie Hughes Nix
• Dawsonville City Council

The Mayor and City Council determine policies, enact legislation and provide political leadership in the community. The City of Dawsonville is governed by a Mayor and four Council members, who are elected by a City-wide popular vote. City (municipal) elections are non partisan; i.e. candidates do not run as members of a particular political party, and their individual party affiliations are not relevant to their positions in City government. Elected officials serve for terms of four (4) years and until their respective successors are elected and qualified.
New council members take office and are sworn in on the first Tuesday in December following the November election. The council member who hold posts 1 and 2 shall be elected in the same odd year; the Mayor and Council members who hold posts 3 and 4 shall be elected in the alternating odd year.
Responsibility and authority to carry out the laws enacted by the elected officials are delegated to a professional staff. Mayor and Council meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council chambers, and a work session is held as needed. Special meetings may be called as necessary. Residents are welcome and encouraged to attend.
City officials are here to serve the needs of the Dawsonville residents. Please view their individual web page for their contact information. 
Dawsonville City Hall
Dawsonville Municipal Complex
415 Highway 53 East
Post Office Box 6
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534


Council - Jason Power
Council – Caleb Phillips 
Council – Mark French
Council – Stephen Tolson
Mayor - Mike Eason
City Attorney – Dana Miles
• United States Senators
Johnny Isakson (R)
131 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Atlanta Address
One Overton Park, Suite 970
3625 Cumberland Boulevard
Atlanta, Georgia 30339


The Honorable David Perdue (R)
United States Sendate 383

Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

North Georgia Address
191 Peachtree Street NE, SUite 3250
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Twitter: @sendavidperdue
• United States Congressman
Doug Collins (R), 9th District
513 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Gainesville District Office
111 Green Street SE
Gainesville, Georgia 30501


• State Senator
Steve Gooch (R), 51st District
Atlanta Address
421-C State Capitol
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

North Georgia Address
Post Office Box 600
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
• State Representatives
David Ralston (R) – 7th District & Speaker of the House
Atlanta Address
332 State Capitol
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Blue Ridge Address
Post Office Box 188
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
Kevin Tanner (R), 9th District
Atlanta Address
401-E Coverdell Legislative Office Building
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
District Address
Post Office Box 1885
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

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