Dahlonega was the site of the first major gold rush and is the heart of Georgia Wine Country. Only an hour north of Atlanta, this place is home to the University of North Georgia, golden medal wineries, as well as a Golden Bear signature golf course. While abundant in history, Dahlonega remains a destination hub for nature seekers with waterfalls, rivers, hiking trails, and a great national forest. This town hosts year-round weddings, bicycling events, and a live music and theater experience.
Cost of Living
Compared to the rest of the country, Dahlonega's cost of living is 1.70% lower than the U.S. average.
Dahlonega's population is 6,399 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 26.41%.
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
The median home cost in Dahlonega is $209,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.29%.
There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Dahlonega.
It's a good time to buy in Dahlonega. Home Appreciation is up 7.4% in the last 12 months.