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Ellijay

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Incorporated Date: 

December 20, 1834

Population: 

1,619

Total Area: 

2.7 sq mi
Contact Information
197 N. Main St.
Ellijay, GA 30540

Phone Number: 

(706) 635-4711

Fax Number: 

(706) 635-4712

Email Address: 

Incorporated on December 20, 1834, Ellijay is the county seat of Gilmer County. Once the site of a Cherokee Indian village, Ellijay bears an Indian name meaning "earth green there."

Nicknamed "Georgia's Apple Capital", Ellijay hosts the annual Georgia Apple Festival every October.