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Welcome to Dawsonville, Dawson County, Georgia 30534.

Local Governments

City of Dawsonville (Mayor and Council)
City Hall
Dawson County Government (Board of Commissioners)
Dawson County Courthouse
Automobile Tags
A Georgia license tag must be purchased by out-of-state newcomers within a thirty (30) day period of moving into Dawson County.
Dawson County Tax Commissioner
25 Justice Way, Suite 1222
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3520
Chamber of Commerce
Receive a complimentary new resident information package:
Dawson County Chamber of Commerce
44 Commerce Drive
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-6278
Community Services
>>Dawson County Senior Center
201 Recreation Rd
Dawsonville, Ga 30534
(706) 344-3700
>>Dawson Transit
(706) 344-3603
Driver's License
Driver Licenses are issued by the Georgia State Patrol Office, located off of GA 400 exit 16 in Forsyth County.
DDS Cumming Customer Service Center #37
400 Aquatic Circle
Cumming, GA 30040
(678) 413-8400
Dawson County Health Department
54 Highway 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-2611
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (Hospital)
743 Spring Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 535-3553
Northeast Georgia Medical Plaza 400 (Urgent Care)
108 Prominence Court
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-6940
Northside Hospital-Forsyth (Hospital)
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming GA 30041
(770) 844-3200
Northside/Dawson Medical Campus (Urgent Care)
81 Northside Dawson Drive
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Forsyth
410 Peachtree Parkway at The Collection at Forsyth
Cumming, GA 30041
Dawson Community News
P.O. Box 1600
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-3384
Post Office
United States Postal Service
452 Hwy 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-2677
Public Works (Roads)
City of Dawsonville Public Works
415 Hwy 53 East
Dawsonville, Ga 30534
(706) 265-3256
Dawson County Public Works
25 Justice Way, Suite 2232
(706) 344-2500 x42232
Children entering the Georgia Public Schools for the first time must present proof of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, polio, whooping cough, diphtheria, and tetanus. Kindergartners and first graders must also have birth certificates and show proof of ear, eye and dental examinations. Other students should present their past report cards or transcripts.
Dawson Learning Center
(706) 216-2033
Dawson Head Start
(706) 265-2980
Dawson Adult Literacy Center
(706) 265-1690
Colleges & Technical Schools
White Oak Learning Center Pre-k
(706) 216-5437
Sheriff Department
Dawson County Sheriff’s Office
19 Tucker Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Utilities - Cable TV
Utilities - Electricity
>>Amicalola EMC (serves most of the county west of Hwy 400, and part of the city limit)
>>Georgia Power Company (serves most of the city limit)
      (706) 864-3614
>>Sawnee EMC (serves Hwy 400 - Forsyth to Lumpkin County and the area east)
      (770) 887-2363 or (800) 635-9131
Utilities – Garbage Service

City of Dawsonville Phone: (706) 265-3256
Landfill (Burt Creek) Phone: (706) 344-3645
Utilities – Internet Service Provider
      Residential (866) 445-3402

Utilities - Natural Gas
>>Atlanta Gas Light Company is responsible for the gas distribution lines that run to your home (800) 427-5463. In order to establish service, you'll need to select a supplier from the list of natural gas marketers authorized by the Georgia Public Service Commission. 
Utilities - Propane Gas
>>Amicalola Propane
      (706) 344-1427
      (706) 864-6151
>>Mark Heard Fuel Company
       (706) 265-2994
>>Mills Fuel Service
      (706) 265-3394
Utilities - Telephone
>TDS Telecommunications Corporation
TDS services the area west of the Amicalola River.
(770) 735-2000
Utilities - Water/Sewer and Septic
Septic Tank
Dawson County Environmental Health Department
(706) 265-2930
Voter Registration
Dawson County Board of Elections and Registration
96 Academy Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3640