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Profile for Blairsville, Georgia, GA

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Blairsville is a city in Union County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Francis Preston Blair, editor of the Washington Globe.

The latitude of Blairsville is 34.876N. The longitude is -83.958W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,883 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 696.


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Median household income
Local
$14,120
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Blairsville demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Sorghum Festival - Oct. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, 2007
  • Southeastern Bluegrass Festival - Sept. 21-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Blairsville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Vogel State Park, Chattahoochee National Forest
Historic sites and museums: Brasstown Bald Visitor Center, Union County Historical Society Museum, Track Rock Archaeological Area
Municipal address:
PO Box 307
Blairsville, GA 30514

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Blairsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30512 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Blairsville residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blairsville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blairsville was $13,865, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

8% of Blairsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Blairsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.


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Libraries in Blairsville include Union County Public Library ... View libraries

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Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blairsville political report.

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The average commute time for Blairsville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Blairsville include Best Western Milton Inn, Holiday Inn Express.

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