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Dawsonville is a city in Dawson County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Sen. William C. Dawson.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Georgia named Dawsonville. For links to other places called Dawsonville, GA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dawsonville is 34.421N. The longitude is -84.119W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,365 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 632.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dawsonville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dawson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30534 ZIP code.
7% of Dawsonville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dawsonville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dawsonville was $20,207, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Dawsonville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Dawsonville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $469. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,847.
Libraries in Dawsonville include Dawson County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Dawsonville include Dawson News & Advertiser
Dawson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dawsonville political report.
The average commute time for Dawsonville workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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