Blairsville, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 566 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 364  (64.4%)
Females: 202  (35.6%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30512.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,091 (it was $14,120 in 2000)
Blairsville:

$26,091
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,621 (it was $13,865 in 2000)

Blairsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,303 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Blairsville:

$96,303
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $528.

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  • Races in Blairsville, GA (2010)

    Blairsville races chart
    • 57788.5%White alone
    • 304.6%Black alone
    • 304.6%Hispanic
    • 101.5%Two or more races
    • 40.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Blairsville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Blairsville: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.2%), United States (15.9%), English (8.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%), German (4.3%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1893 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 532 people per square mile   (low).

Blairsville,GA real estate house value index trend

Blairsville, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Blairsville:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blairsville city:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 29.5%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 24.6%

23 residents are foreign born

This city:

3.1%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Blairsville, Georgia as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Blairsville to the number of sex offenders is 15 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $378 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $275 (0.4%)

Blairsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (60.0 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (81.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (522.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ivylog, GA (2.6 miles ), Young Harris, GA (2.7 miles ), Macedonia, GA (3.3 miles ), Suches, GA (3.4 miles ), Hiawassee, GA (3.5 miles ), Hayesville, NC (3.8 miles ), Murphy, NC (3.9 miles ), Morganton, GA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.88 N, Longitude: 83.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,493 (+470.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 51 (23.5%)

Area code: 706

Blairsville household income distribution Blairsville home values distribution

Crime rates in Blairsville by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 00000030
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0458.70.0
Thefts 0000001421
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.02,140.73,825.1
Auto thefts 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.3) 0.00.00.00.00.00.023.430.3

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

12.75
Georgia average:

2.73
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+18.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (45%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (31%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Blairsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Blairsville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blairsville-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Blairsville city center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blairsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from Blairsville center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from Blairsville center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 329.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blairsville topographic map

Main business address for: UNITED COMMUNITY BANKS INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Blairsville:

  • UNION GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 35 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • UNION COUNTY DIALYSIS (72 APPALACHIAN AVENUE)
  • APPALACHIAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (1658 GOWDER DRIVE)
  • UNION CO NH (RT 7 BOX 7650)
  • UNION COUNTY NURSING HOME (164 NURSING HOME CIRCLE)

Airports and heliports located in Blairsville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blairsville:

  • University of North Georgia (about 24 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,445)
  • Piedmont College (about 32 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Brenau University (about 41 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 45 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Western Carolina University (about 55 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Lee University (about 56 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 57 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public high school in Blairsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blairsville:

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Notable locations in Blairsville: Haralson Recreation Center (A), Union County Fire Department Station 10 (B), Union County Fire Department Station 1 (C), Old Union County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Blairsville: Blairsville Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Blairsville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Little Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Nelson's Nursery (Water Parks & Slides; 1728 Blue Ridge Highway), Birdyard Seed Company (Nature Centers; 29 Highway 515), Coyotes Game Room (Arcades & Amusements; 80 Merchants Walk).

Hotels: El-Joe Lodge (Murphy Highway), Best Western Milton Inn Motel (222 Highway 515).

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 16.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.93

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blairsville and their reported violations in the past:

COOSA WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 3,944, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
BLAIRSVILLE (Population served: 3,400, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2014)
BRYANT COVE (Population served: 176, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BAREFOOT HILLS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CHARLIE MOUNTAIN WATER, LLC (Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 51 regular monitoring violations
CALHOUN RIDGE (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 48 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blairsville that have no violations reported:

  • COOPERS CREEK ESTATES (Population served: 58, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.5%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
173 people in state prisons in 2010
208 people in state prisons in 2000
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Blairsville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Blairsville (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: at 59 Highway 515, Ingles Supermarket Branch, Brackett's Way Branch. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Community & Southern Bank: Appalachian/Blairsville Branch at 271 Highway 515, branch established on 1982/01/04. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • Citizens South Bank: Blairsville Branch at 10 Highway 515, branch established on 1998/08/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,078.7 mil, Deposits: $878.1 mil, headquarters in Gastonia, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Blairsville Branch at 336 Blue Ridge Street, branch established on 2006/11/14. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blairsville, Georgia:

  • Seasons Inn, Box 10 On The SQ, Blairsville, GA 30512 , Phone: (706) 745-1631
  • Holiday Inn Express, 333 Fisher St, Blairsville, GA 30512 , Phone: (706) 745-6844
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blairsville, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Georgia average:

12.6

Blairsville travel time to work - commute Blairsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blairsville city (based on Union County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,79342
Mainline Protestant1,7478
Catholic1,5642
Other913
None7,161-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Union County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Union County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Union County:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

10.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

26.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,098$32,3920$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,593$45,5585$1,500
Police Protection - Officers 7$22,782$39,0552$876
Police - Other 1$2,828$33,9360$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,322$27,8640$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,250$36,7500$0
Water Supply 8$30,290$45,4350$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,194$25,1641$1,734
Totals for Government 28$90,357$38,7248$4,110

Blairsville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($49.47)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($33.57)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $555,000 ($980.57)
    Sewerage: $370,000 ($653.71)
    Police Protection: $288,000 ($508.83)
    Central Staff Services: $184,000 ($325.09)
    Housing & Community Development: $62,000 ($109.54)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($100.71)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($84.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($22.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($3.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $857,000 ($1514.13)
    Water Utilities: $138,000 ($243.82)
    Sewerage: $92,000 ($162.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $552,000 ($975.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $166,000 ($293.29)

Blairsville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $470,000 ($830.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $272,000 ($480.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $411,000 ($726.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $221,000 ($390.46)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($65.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $705,000 ($1245.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $48,000 ($84.81)
    Highways: $10,000 ($17.67)
  • Tax - Property: $115,000 ($203.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $87,000 ($153.71)
    NEC: $38,000 ($67.14)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($22.97)

Blairsville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,123,000 ($5517.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,095,000 ($5468.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($49.47)

Blairsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,419,000 ($2507.07)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $229,000 ($404.59)

6.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Towns County, GA  0.62% ($25,867 average AGI)
from Fannin County, GA  0.44% ($32,938)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.25% ($44,000)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Towns County, GA  0.62% ($20,222 average AGI)
to Fannin County, GA  0.41% ($22,667)
to Cherokee County, NC  0.30% ($15,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blairsville:

  • WZCM (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: YOUNG HARRIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKRK (1320 AM; 5 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: RADFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCVP (600 AM; 1 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blairsville:

  • W266AC (101.1 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, GA; Owner: JOHN REYNOLDS)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Blairsville:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W07BE (Channel 7; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W42AT (Channel 42; HAYESVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W10AQ (Channel 10; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB ,INC)
  • W13AY (Channel 13; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W04BJ (Channel 4; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • Blairsville, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents163
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons29
  • Fatalities115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents278
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents16
See more detailed statistics of Blairsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 23,610Total average daily traffic
  • 420Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blairsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Blairsville, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • ROCKY TOP MTN, Rocky Top Mtn (Lat: 34.982306 Lon: -84.004056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPSL842
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.068 MHz, 952.068 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2011, Expiration Date: 06/15/2021, Certifier: Chris Kelley
    Registrant: Blue Ridge Mountain Electrical Membership Corporation, 1360 Main Street, Young Harris, GA 30582, Phone: (706) 379-3121, Fax: (706) 379-2374, Email:
  • BLAIRSVILLE, Lat: 34.884722 Lon: -83.982222, Call Sign: WPYP944, Licensee ID: L00363845
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz, 956.343 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2003, Expiration Date: 09/25/2013, Certifier: Danny Young
    Registrant: Notla Water Authority
  • BLAIRSVILLE, Lat: 34.813056 Lon: -84.010278, Call Sign: WQAC418, Licensee ID: L00850132
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2004, Expiration Date: 05/04/2014, Certifier: Lon Dillard
    Registrant: Appalachian Water Inc
  • AT03GI246, Sesame Lane (Lat: 34.874139 Lon: -84.102139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQY861
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • AT03GI247, King Road (Lat: 34.864389 Lon: -84.030389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQY866
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Blairsville Municipal Airport (Lat: 34.855083 Lon: -83.996861), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNX4, Licensee ID: L00007850
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2005, Expiration Date: 07/20/2015
    Registrant: City Of Blairsville, 2223 Airport Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512
  • Blairsville Municipal Airport (Lat: 34.855000 Lon: -84.000556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.9 m, Call Sign: WQCS900, Licensee ID: L00007850
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2005, Expiration Date: 05/17/2015
    Registrant: City Of Blairsville

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blairsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blairsville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Blairsville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blairsville, GA
Most common first names in Blairsville, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11876.0 years
James11173.4 years
John10875.8 years
Mary9379.5 years
Robert8973.0 years
Charles5773.2 years
Frank4180.5 years
George3576.9 years
Thomas3274.2 years
Richard3171.2 years
Most common last names in Blairsville, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dyer6079.4 years
Jones5775.4 years
Brown5279.9 years
Smith4379.4 years
Collins4281.8 years
Payne3880.7 years
Thomas3577.1 years
King3070.8 years
Rogers3074.8 years
Weaver2878.3 years
Businesses in Blairsville, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Circle K2True Value1
Curves1U-Haul2
Domino's Pizza1UPS3
FedEx2Waffle House1
GNC1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Home Depot1

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