Blairsville Georgia Real Estate
Blairsville GA - North Georgia Real Estate Mountains
The county seat of Union County in Georgia, Blairsville is an endearing city full of culture and history. Blairsville’s history is full of gold, Cherokee Indians, and early settlers. The city and the surrounding area were known to have some of the purest gold in the mountains. Considered by many to be of the Georgia’s best-kept secrets, Blairsville offers the perfect combination of scenic views, small town friendliness and all the amenities of a big city.
At the center of Downtown Blairsville is the Historic Union County Courthouse. Originally constructed in 1899, the courthouse is now home to a range of attractions, including everything from the Union County Historical Society and a military museum to a dollhouse collection and a Friday Night Concert series. The city’s Historical Society develops and maintains the many historical sites in the area, including the popular Mountain Life Museum.
Blairsvillle GA Community
Blairsville’s strong community is recognized throughout the state. In 2007 it was named a Georgia Better Hometown, largely in part to the community volunteer efforts of residents of Blairsville. The city has countless dedicated individuals and organizations that work together to make Blairsville such a great place to live. A shining example of the strong community in Blairsville, the Blairsville's Town Square is frequently the venue for annual events that bring together residents for fun and festivities. Including such events as the Downtown Spring Arts & Crafts Festival, the Bluegrass Festival, Hometown Halloween on the Square, and the Christmas Parade, these events are perfect for residents of all ages.
The city is also great for those with a love for the outdoors. Almost two-thirds of Union County is in the Chattahoochee National Forest. The national forest is home to numerous winding trails that will take visitors through scenic mountains and alongside rushing rivers and cascading waterfalls. The area that the Chattahoochee National Forest spans includes Georgia's highest point, Brasstown Bald. As well as Vogel State Park, which is the oldest and most popular state park in Georgia, and the Richard Russell Scenic Byway.
Walking and Hiking in Blairsville GA
Blairsville has been officially designated as an Appalachian Trail Community, which recognizes that the city is promoting awareness of the Appalachian Trail and its importance as a local and national resource. The Appalachian Trail provides residents a breathtaking place to walk, hike, or run.
Low Tax Place to Retire
The city of Blairsville has so much to offer for its residents. Whether it be young families or those who seek the perfect, peaceful low tax place to retire, the real estate of Blairsville offers endless choices. The city truly does have something for everyone.
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