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Towns County

Bordering the southwestern tip of North Carolina and just minutes from Tennessee, Towns County is within a convenient driving distance of major cities like Chattanooga, Nashville, and Atlanta. Towns County has two small towns, Hiawassee and Young Harris located in amidst the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains which are a forefront to the Appalachian Trail. Towns County also boasts Georgia’s tallest mountain, Brasstown Bald standing at 4,784 feet.

County Seat – Hiawassee
County Population – 10,894
Median Home Price – $198,200
Municipalities – Hiawassee and Young Harris

COUNTY OFFICES
Main Contact Information
(706) 896-2276
www.townscounty.georgia.gov
www.mountaintopga.com

Animal Control
(706) 896-6116

Planning and Zoning
(706) 896-0938

Sheriff’s Office
(706) 896-4444

MUNICIPALITIES
Hiawassee
www.mountaintopga.com
(800) 984-1543

Young Harris
www.mountaintopga.com
(800) 984-1543

UTILITIES
Electricity
Blue Ridge Mountain EMC
www.brmemc.com
(706) 379-3121

Georgia Power Company
www.georgiapower.com
1-888-660-5890

Gas Companies
Suburban Propane
www.suburbanpropane.com
(706) 896-1324

Cable Television
Windstream Communications, Inc.
www.windstream.com
(706) 781-3717
(706) 896-2500

EDUCATION
Public Schools
www.towns.k12.ga.us
(706) 896-2279

HOSPITALS
Chatuge Regional Hospital and Nursing Home
www.chatugeregionalhospital.org
(706) 896-2222

Northeast Georgia Medical Center & Health System
www.nghs.com
(770) 535-3553

All Emergencies
911

LIBRARIES
Mountain Regional Library
www.mountainregionallibrary.org
(706) 379-3732

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