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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.